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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 28/04/2015 at 08:01

Sorry my post ended abruptly, had a fluffy dog come and sit on my head 

Suffice to say,  relaxed day ahead 


Posted: 28/04/2015 at 07:52

Morning all 

Another beautiful start to the day, haven't seen the forecast yet, oh wait I'll be right back, Metcheck reckons 12  degrees although it always seems warmer than they 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 21:03

Everything looks great 


Posted: 27/04/2015 at 19:21

Sorry Verdun  I know about Cornwall's weather, I was having a joke about haves and havenots 


Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:43

I'm not jealous of Verdun at all for living in Cornwall,


Kent is one of the warmest parts of Britain. On 10 August 2003, in the hamlet of Brogdale near Faversham the temperature reached 38.5 °C (101.3 °F), the hottest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom

Strange looking ? erupting from the soil

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:38



Posted: 27/04/2015 at 12:21

Don't know what you're missing girl

I always have a bottle in the cupboard and its my preferred choice of tipple, that or a good wine but the joy with Pimms in a pint glass is that you can make it as strong as you like, pub stuff is weak as s**t

Just remembered, I got a hand-me-down pressie off OH today.

It's one of those carry storage boxes since he just invested in a metal storage unit one wheels for all his tools and things.

My box is quite biggish really, very sturdy plastic with a handle so I'm putting all my stuff from the shed inside. You know, secateurs, string, clips, tape, knifes, staplegun, wires, tree ties, everything in one place and its not too heavy to take with my round the garden. Does anyone else use one of these around their garden?

I shall never again lose my scissors for half a day at a time

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 12:16

Early start and a bitter wind, but then got really warm when the sun came out. Gorgeous day now

  • pruned Fatzia japonica
  • rescued Clematis from slug damage, potted up to grow on a bit bigger
  • rejigged newly planted borders to remove a clashing colour and add more repetition of existing herbaceous perennials
  • Had a little think about PPPs (possible planting positions) for a couple of shrubs I've got potted up to grow away for a bit before I decide
  • sorting through shed and using OH's old storage carry box for garden bits (its quite big, can get everything in it barring tools)


Posted: 27/04/2015 at 12:05

Got out in the garden for a couple of hours around 9.30 but there was a nasty nip in the wind that nearly chased me back inside. Thankfully I had some rejigging to do and ended up removing two of my three extra layers when the sun came out, the wind disappeared and it got decidedly warmer.

It's all sunny now, very pleasant day although no more gardening for me since I have promised OH DIY help this week with the hallway


Posted: 27/04/2015 at 09:19

I take my Pimms extra strong and in a pint glass

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