Latest posts by Wintersong

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 13:13

Sunny but windy, been planting 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 07:52

Same Hosta, 

I've sure removed my tonnage of builder's rubble from here, the best discovery was while we were putting the arch up, a bloody thick roll of some rubber membrane buried 18 inches down right where the post needed to go 

other discoveries include extremely large slabs of waste concrete about a foot down, way too large to remove but blocking root runs so I do what BL has done and go upwards, built several raised beds to date 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 20:08

Clarice673, I pity your soil conditions and I'm not entirely sure what your intention is lifting buckets of stones from your soil but I thought of an Alan Titchmarsh article I read once that said he never removes stones despite gardening on very chalky flinty soil because once you start down that path. ..well, I'm sure you know what you're doing 

It's official

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 19:57

What an amazing sight Dove!

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 15:00

@David, for it to look morelike yours 

I do have some landscaping to do at the very bottom of my garden, but there's no real ambition with that area, just to be more functional 

today I tackled the one job I hate doing, tying in my rose over the arch, it was windy here but sunny and at least I am done with that now 

Compost success!

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 21:42

Well done great for your garden 

don't worry about lack of sun or worms, compost is more about what's going on inside  the worms will be there and what you use to mulch the garden will magically attract them 

onwards and upwards 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 16:26

Gorgeous day here,

got going on one of my border revamps, split my large clumps of kniphofia to make repeats, worked in underplaying around shrubs and planted three box balls along the passageway 

happy gardener

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 20:24

I told you all it was spring 

gorgeous day here, bright and warm after morning mist 

arranged my cold frames nto top garden, middle garden and bottom garden to help me see what plants I have, or rather the combinations they might make 

OH put a new Keta storage together close to the house for all his tools and it was so easy we will get another for bottom garden for all my junk

After all that, a dog walk and dinner cooking, I potted up my mummy Josephine Clematis that I cut back last year into a large terracotta pot along with a wee evergreen sweety  called Nun's gift, back in the old spot with yummy compost. 

This evening is being spent planning, oh the pain of making my mind up 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 11/03/2016 at 21:06

Underplanting in glorious sunshine 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 11/03/2016 at 21:04
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Our blackies have been very 'present' W'song - isn't it lovely to see them, and hear them too  

Mrs B was sitting on the fence this morning waiting for her breakfast. 


I've seen your lovely photos, how lucky you are!

My Mrs B was sunbathing on the stones for a good half hour today, I stayed inside so as not to disturb her. She does this every spring, checking out if she likes my garden or someone elses. Two years ago she nested with us but was disturbed by a neighbour and stayed away last year completely so I'm really hoping she will choose us this time 

Mr B was in fine voice this evening, he's such a romantic 

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