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Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:52

Sorry Dove



Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:42

 oh! I lost a post before my P.S post.

Well... I'm not writing my life's story again.

Short version: no gym. in garden. Flynn found a dead dove. I moved a huge Clematis. OH stood on it to repair fence panel  the end.


Posted: 26/02/2015 at 11:39

P.S I forgot to mention my compost...

I checked on it and its looking amazing for the first time ever and I think its because I always followed the rule of 50/50 until I watched some gardener on Youtube who swears by 70/30 carbon/nitrogen so I added more carbon to mine and its incredible stuff. Still rustic but really much better looking than ever has been.

P.P.S those with moulting dogs can add hair to the compost pile


Posted: 26/02/2015 at 07:17

I sympathise with the moulting lab  DD. Mine used to drive me crazy and was one reason I switched carpet for flooring years ago although I'm not posh enough for under floor heating . One plus is to save all the fluff you get after grooming him and leave it for the birds to use in their nests.

Poor Yvie with irregular sleeping  but at least you got plants while you were up

Clari sounds like she had fun and nice to hear from BL. Bekkie  that cherry tree sounds a nuisance and I should know, I had to pay a man to chop ours down since it was only a baby at roof height but just too big for situation. I now know better not to buy generic labelled trees from SMs!

Gym for definite today. Not sure for rest of day,  depends if I'm tired



Raspberry mystery....

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 20:51

I had a bad experience with raspberries a few years ago, didn't realise they were so invasive 


Posted: 25/02/2015 at 20:44

What a lovely clock Dove, I never tire of bird song in the garden although I barely recognise anything beyond blackbird so it would be confused o'clock all day

How lovely to have a visiting robin on your gardening coat tails punkdoc. I remember a very tame one a few years back but not so much recently 

Well done Yvie for taking care of the plants you have instead of buying more

Obviously some of us have enjoyed our gardens today, sorry for those still suffering sniffles or snow and frost. It's really mild this evening for Flynn's walk and I've been admiring all my hard work this week. No more rubbish lying around like eyesores, but beautiful weed free soil in beds and borders. I'm still undecided about so many PPPs but all in good time.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 14:26

I cleared out the shed and planted 5 lavender


Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:40

Happy lunch time...

Have been in the garden all morning, well the garden shed actually because it needed a thorough clearing out

Old tools, three bin liners of pots, old garden lighting, lots and lots of random pieces of wood, half a kitchen (Oh bought it once in the sale and it never got used) and just junk really. One bin liner of near empty bottles like car wash and plant spray

Well, its all going in the skip.

Having a quick coffee and back out to do something fun stick a plant in the ground  weather is just fine here. cloudy but not cold. Early-early spring like

Yvie, only take enough money for your purchase and leave the cards at home


Posted: 25/02/2015 at 08:01

My Oh claws the bottom of the bed with his toes all night or sometimes raises one leg in his sleep every 40 seconds I've counted 

Deciding whether to go gym or finish  the garden today,am really pooped 

What to do this time of year

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 06:19

There's at a tab at the top of this website labelled what to do now 

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