Posted: 20/04/2013 at 09:40
Morning peeps! Already been out this morning and waged war on the Hairy Bittercress that just loves my garden so much! A week of warmer weather and it's already starting to flourish! Well... it was until 10 mins ago No sign of bindweed yet.....getting worried........it's planning something!!!! Either that or the last 5 years of waging war have virtually kicked it into touch!
Just off to buy some second hand scaffolding planks to finish off edging a lawn. Only £3.75 for a standard plank. Give 'em a quick sand down, apply woodstain and a really neat edging solution for the lawn/beds!
Also joping to sink a mass of Summer bulbs and find a home for (another) weigela, protestanthera cuneata and a sarcococca!
Have loads of seeds to sow.....foxglove 'dusky maid' and Grandiflora, Cosmos Purity, Ragged Robin, Scabious, Bergamotand some more Rudbeckia!! Need to resow some more Nocotiana and Felicia as I lost over 60% of the emergent seedlings to 'damping off'...... a think I was a bit too liberal with the watering and left them in the heated propagator too long Still.....we never learn by not making mistakes do we?)
Might get the lawnmower out for the first time, fire it up and give the grass a once over. Ready for the annual battle of trying to get the petrol engine to start and only ending up with an achy arm and a recaclitrant lawn mower for about half an hour! Hoping it might be different this year as purchased a nice Hayter mower towards the end of last year!! We shall see
Everyone sounds really busy! Hope one and all have a great day and that you make the most of the sunshine Please ensure you round off the day in the only perfect way possible.....by relaxing in a comfy chair outside and admiring your endeavors with a nicely chilled glass of white (Sauvignon Blanc for me)!! I know I will be.....!
All the best