Highland Jeannie

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Posted: 03/01/2013 at 22:44

Fortunately I have a cousin with a trailer who knows a man with a huge hole to fill in .


Posted: 03/01/2013 at 21:44

So was I. Digging a new flower bed, unfortunately in our ground that involves a lot of stone removal.

New Years Day flower count

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 21:35

Finally manged to get outside today. Not much to report, lots of buds on ribes, forsythia, shrubby potentilla, etc.  Quite a lot of bulbs of all types just poking through.

The only things out are a variegated lamium, various primulas, some violas,& the japonica buds are trying very hard!  There's aslo a hebe, don't know what type, it's in a pot & white with the tiniest hint of purple on the flowers which have been out for months.

Unfortunately the winter-flowering jasmine isn't!  

water feature

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 17:27

We have a Belfast sink too, I was going to plant it up with "something"  but have recently been wondering about turning it into some sort of pond. I was advised at a local nursery that solar powered pumps are useless up here.

I thought that your garden was big, Weejenny? Lots of space up there in the hills.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 22:29

Having been promised "wet, wet, wet" by the weathermen  and following early rain with a lot of cloud I decided to sort out the kitchen cupboards.

It was dry all day.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 01/01/2013 at 01:21

We've just left a neighbour & slid our way across the road, then decided that damaging the frozen front grass was better than breaking a leg by walking up the path!

Happy New Year

Posted: 01/01/2013 at 01:18

And a Happy New Year to you all from me up here. 

Lets hope that 2013 is a good one for us gardeners; the rain wasn't too bad in our area in 2012 but a bit (lot!!) more sun would be good.



Mice Pies

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 19:03

Christmas Greetings

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 20:18

May I also please wish everybody here a very Relaxing & Peaceful Christmas with a Happy New Year that brings all that you would wish for yourselves.

As Bev says, it's a pity were's all so far apart; it would be lovely to meet up with the "forum friends."  - That could be some party..... 

What's for tea?

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 19:48

It was smoked haddock, mash & peas, keeping it simple before the gluttony kicks in!

Oh, and followed by a mince pie (local baker -yummeee)

Hope you all enjoy your Christmas dinners tomorrow folks.

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