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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 21/04/2015 at 06:18

morning all

working in the garden planned today, it's already shaping up to be a gorgeous day and Australia have biggest rainfall in 100yrs, what a shame for them

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 21:35

Thanks guys, it's very new planting and obviously you can't feel the atmosphere through a picture but I'm over the moon with how it's shaping up 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 19:43

 Took some photos this evening just of garden in general, especially happy with borders under my pergola, exactly how I wanted (still bits of tidying to do at step and border edging)  its really given this area a lovely atmosphere, I feel a set of garden furniture coming on...



Posted: 20/04/2015 at 11:54

Lovely sunny day here, just hung washing as well although I only put my little drying stand out on the patio, no ugly washing lines for my beautiful garden 

Went out earlier to do some stuff, got one clematis in the ground going up my third pergola post and had a mare of a time trying to untangle the stems and leaves to train it only to realise that I cant find my tree ties so I had the brilliant idea of using pegs  worked a treat!

Just one post left to plant up but that's a bigger job since I need to extend the border a wee bit and get an iris in there too, so will wait until another day

Still got landscaping to do, need to planting about 20 odd plants in the ground and get my terracotta pots planted up. A fair amount of mulching left and still need to spread a ton of stone chippings over the thin patches on the paths but all that can wait...really low on energy today so OH has convinced me to have a rest day.

Hostas showing through at last, except the Patriot in one of my two hosta beds, its times like this that we anxiously await the return of old friends

Dog verses Clematis !

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 11:40

clematis are toxic to dogs

no chewing allowed


Posted: 20/04/2015 at 06:56

Thanks LesleyK  I'm a cheap date 

Have a nice week at work chicky, it's long hours for some of you on here, I'm just about ready to keel after a weekend's baking 



Posted: 20/04/2015 at 06:32

Morning all 

Missing Dove's cups of coffee, suppose I will have to make my own 

Sunny here, no clouds and garden jobs are getting done now I might even have time for the gym again 

No rest for the wicked 


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 20:56

I mean nightnight 


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 20:55

Spring watch says 15yrs lifespan,  can go 5 yrs either way depending on duck and wild or in captivity 

No all 


Posted: 17/04/2015 at 20:29

Wow DD 

That's some effort and well done for making the old lady cry, I mean that in a good way 

Realising your dreams is a tremendous effort but also bring huge satisfaction and improves the quality of our lives 

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