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New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 31/12/2016 at 16:04

Some more digging on the allotment, the soil is just right for turning over at the moment. Forecast for some frosty nights in the New Year so hopefully that will break down the soil. 

I may be sad but I enjoyed filling a couple of buckets of perrenial weeds as I dug, I know they'll be back come Spring but it's nice looking at weed free ground

Who's going to the gym in the new year.

Posted: 31/12/2016 at 13:29

Love the Glencoe area, we'll be there this summer, staying at a lovely cottage with fantastic views of Aonach Eagach. 

Have to agree with the comments about gyms, I just can't motivate myself to go but happy to spend a day in the hills whatever the weather.

pet companions

Posted: 31/12/2016 at 12:38

Glad to hear Barley is OK. Always a worry when they develop a limp. 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 17:52

No fruit trees Gardengirl just bushes ie blackcurrant, gooseberries etc. When I took over the adjoining plot to mine it had 3 well established, very large apple trees. Though good croppers biannually they weren't good keepers and shaded half the plot so I cut them down. My better half would like a small apple tree so may get one for her birthday.

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 15:24

Finally managed to get over on to the allotment, disgraceful really as it's only across the road but family commitments have eased so snuck over for a couple of hours. Got another bed dug over so nearly all the winter digging is done.

I took our young Border Collie with me, about 20 mins in I found her ' pruning' the raspberries, in the summer she loved to pick them off the plants so maybe there is a residual smell she's attracted too?!.

pet companions

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 15:17

Poor Barley hope it's not too serious and Naya too, such a shame for her and you too Clarice. 

pet companions

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 12:40

Beautiful morning for a walk, Floss had her eye on a squirrel at this point

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 16:04

Beautiful crisp and sunny day here, perfect for walking of the Xmas 'stuffing' .

pet companions

Posted: 25/12/2016 at 18:31

I hope they got well rewarded Clarice.

pet companions

Posted: 25/12/2016 at 16:49

Logan, Floss was the same, ever  hopeful.

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