Wintersong


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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...


 


 


 


 

HELLO FORKERS!

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

HELLO FORKERS!

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 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

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 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 20:56

I mean nightnight 

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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 

HELLO FORKERS!

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 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 17/04/2015 at 19:34

And to think magnolias were around before bees were invented 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 17/04/2015 at 19:10

Very Verdun but getting near the end now 

One border left, the raised bed plus a few gaps 

I've worked hard every spring for a few years, will be odd not to have major work to do although OHs wallet won't suffer so much 

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