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Posted: 11/02/2016 at 21:57

My corner of Kent was nippy this morning and yet the day turned out lovely. A great Elder in the opposite garden has the start of pink blossom, always my cue that spring has sprung, and just a sniff of forsythia down the lane where I walk the dog 

birds are perky also 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 12:35

P. S  I keep forgetting to mention, there is definite new shoots on my iris 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 12:30

Spring has definitely sprung in my corner of Kent this morning, not just optimistic weather but buds everywhere on beginning to open. My Virginia creeper is showing red tips, my alliums are robust, my tulips are all up in the early varieties and my group 2 Clematis are going nuts quite frankly 

time to get out there and pollard the Eucalyptus and start tying stuff in 

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Posted: 08/02/2016 at 20:22

Bought Rose Burgundy Ice x2 and Rose Hot Chocolate x2 to join the single specimens I already have and make lovely groups of three. They are in pots and I know the nurseries send them out newly repotted so I won't plant them out for a few months yet...

extremely windy today

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Posted: 05/02/2016 at 19:13

Can't say it's Spring-like in Kent yet, don't have a walled garden although sheltered corners of my garden seem to be a haven for the early risers.

Cut all my group 3 Clematis back now, couple of deciduous shrubs need re-positioning and the tricky task of deciding where some riotous perennials should get housed when the time comes plays on my mind. I'm not one for sling-it-anywhere, praise be to those that are, for me  it's all about getting it right before that optimum window is gone  

happy gardening 

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 12:51

Not your best jest Verdun, I exspaded you to do better 

Happy gardener 

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 11:49

Dry start to the day has allowed me to trim two Rosemary bushes to shape, remove no less than three Clematis that were the wrong colour, (all same variety) and potted them on for now until bulbs start showing and I can see where the bare bit of border are safe to plant in. Also mulched pots that were looking a bit drab.

P.S it was my fork that broke, not my spade. Will invest in a better one for spring 

Roll on spring 

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 08:28

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Posted: 25/01/2016 at 18:48
Yviestevie wrote (see)

Glad to hear from you Wintersong, you 


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Lovely to 'see' you W'song  


Happy gardener 

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Posted: 25/01/2016 at 17:03

P.S broke my spade  

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