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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 14:16

Oh dear BL

Luckily I don't have that problem (probably because I don't have a GH yet)

Been shaking and a grooving in the garden this morning, redesigning two borders with herbaceous stuff that needed doing, also recusing a few things from under shrubs that need the room to grow, improving soil and mulching at the same time.

Trying to give most things a good feed this year as I neglected this business last couple of years but I want more healthy and lush plants this summer.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 20:50

Did some faffing around a pergola frame laid out on the parking area then gardening....

Moved a hellebore I divided late last spring because after removing some large plants from the lower garden that whole bed looks out of balance. Still stuff to do there but worked in middle garden for a bit.

I moved a small shrub somewhere better, mulched it, weeded out some erroneous Crocosmia and then took my fork to a large bunch of Kniphofia to make three new clumps plus six babies. Planted them all up, moving a second small shrub to make room for all that. 

OH cooked dinner so I downed a pint  or three.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 09:19

Coffee break here...

already been outside, lovely sunny day here and I had to clear the car parking area so that OH could lay out all the pergola pieces and measure.

Now I just have to find motivation for gardening... told you guys I peeked too early

It's my birthday

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:46

Happy B day fruitcake 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:45

Dove 

Is it hard to rip out a mature yellow ribbon arborvitae?

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:41

Will be easy with wheels,seems a shame though, they look very attractive 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:37

Morning all,

Just dropped my tablet don't tell OH 

Was very tired again yesterday, hopefully today will be more productive 

Welcome to Hours go by,

Eating porridge then got all day to garden, it's clear skies here, yesterday was raining though 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 08:25

did someone mention cake?

Why have my box plants turned orange?????

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 07:11

Water until established but also, they are hungry plants. Turning orange is normally a sign they need feeding. Don't be tight with a good sprinkling of BM or BFB at this time of year and after their haircut

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 07:05

Morning all,

Was a beautiful and sunny end to a busy day yesterday, so I managed to dig some more post hole out and OH and myself measured them up to get them level.

Middle son was supposed to come today but the forecast is poor so we've postponed pergola erection until next week, there's no hurry to get it right.

Might get out later for some planting or mulching but got visitors today as well so...

Enjoy your days everyone

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