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Fork Handles

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 10:52

Sorry to hear about your cat, Ben, ours is about 16, we think, she's 3rd hand so not sure. Heartbreaking when you have to part with them, but the kindest thing.

We are going to the tip shortly with all the stuff we took out of borders yesterday, green bin isn't due to be collected until last week in March. the powers that be that organise these things are obviously not gardeners. Foggy and frosty here so gardening will have to wait until it warms up. I'm a bit of a wuss, don't like the cold, plays havoc with my hands.

Can we have crisps and sausage rolls please Becks? I love a picnic.

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 17:19

Everyone has been very industrious today, I've been in about a hour after sorting the two remaining borders with help from my beloved he does the heavy work and carts the compost about.  Just got to finish up tomorrow with the fertilizer and top compost, them all ready for more plants. Rose pruned, clematis sorted, feel quite happy something really satisfying about a day in the garden!

Now to get something ready for tea. Think it will be leftovers, chicken and veg from last night, too tired for anything else, then an evening in front of the TV, might treat myself to a G & T.

Bet you're glad to see the back of that pyracantha Flo.

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 08:09

Morning Dave , Goldi and Dove..

We need a new mower, but we have only got a tiny amount of lawn now so it will be a small electric one.  Will keep the old one until it conks out, won't be long by the sound it makes.

Bunny -Cuttings are always appreciated, I usually take some for my daughter as she is establishing a new garden. Will be dividing some plants later this morning so will be giving them to her as well.

It's great that the evenings are getting lighter, only a few weeks to the clocks being altered, yippee.

Enjoy your day folks.

Chris

Lesser Celandine

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 07:59

Thanks for that Sue, I think I will be clearing the border at the back end of the year and weed killing it. It's only a fairly small area so should not be too much of a problem. It's driving me mad.

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 07:51

Morning All.

Lizzies, what a lovely garden! I have got loads of  photos  on my PC but am putting a lot of them onto discs.  I love looking at other peoples gardens, do quite a lot of open garden visits during the year, always learn such a lot and get some good ideas.

Don't over do it Bunny, be like Gary and have a rest this afternoon, I doubt I'll be able to carry on all day, but once you get started it's difficult to stop.

Chris.

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 22:24

'night Geoff, I'm also going to bed, been a busy day, going to snuggle down with a good book and hot water bottle. arhh, you can't beat it.

Lesser Celandine

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 22:15

We have this pesky plant in our garden and OH and me have been trying to dig it up today. You just can't get rid of the d****d stuff,. any little node you leave behind comes back next year

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:53

Hi Jean.

No I haven't received my order yet, just checked the e-mail they sent me and it said it would be dispatched during 1st week in March, so expecting sometime with the next week. Looking forward to getting the taccas going. Something a bit different

Thanks everyone for letting me nosey round your plots, lovely pics and a lot of hard work going on. I've set my self a target to get all borders tidy by next weekend, time alone will tell if I make it.

Enjoy the rest of your day.

Chris.

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:14

Back indoors after a good day in the garden, got lots done. Had one glass of wine whilst preparing dinner, Oh has had 2 while doing s*d all just relaxing in conservatory, but he has worked hard, digging out roots etc from border, bless him. Roast chicken, carrots, cauli, roast spuds and parsnips. Bread and butter pudding made from Hot X buns to follow. I think we have burnt off a few calories today.

Some of you have huge gardens, must take a lot of time and effort. I sometimes think ours is too big, but at least it is just about manageable, and we don't have any more big projects to do.

Enjoy your day in the garden Inka, we are just settling down for the evening here.

Chris

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 12:14

This is a pic I took when we demolished the old chicken shed some time ago. I really took it for the picture of the cat just eyeing up a jump onto the fence from the top of a statue.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/19266.jpg?width=350

 We replaced it with this, it's now covered with grape vines a. wisteria and clematis oh and a climbing rose.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/19267.jpg?width=350

 other side showing veg garden

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/19269.jpg?width=350

 Lokks like you have got one hell of a job on there Bunny

 Chris.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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