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Posted: 01/04/2015 at 13:16

My dad rang this morning with a tail of woe about his big ol apple tree falling down and crashing into the dining room...and I believed him

He told me I was his fifth victim of the day and its still early. That's my dad for ya

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 13:13
  • PLanted up front edge of border with Juniperus Blue Star x3 next to a bulk of Potentilla nepalensis
  • found perfect spot for established clump of Liatris alba
  • Added one more division to new clump of Kniphofia
  • re-arranged new clump of sisyrinchium striatum
  • mulched
  • Planted Clematis Vit. Black prince
  • One post hole still waiting to be dug (that's much less fun)



Posted: 01/04/2015 at 11:18

Okay, everything is going to plan so far...finished front edge of large border in middle garden, going back out to touch up shade border in the bottom garden and re arrange a small planting I did the other day that looks well...pants really.

But! But...its getting there oh yes and I found the perfect spot for my troublesome Liatris alba clump. For three years its travelled round the garden not looking its best and finally, I've got just the spot for it. Isn't it weird how that happens, a plant can look fine or it can look amazing just depending where its put

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 11:14

Always admire pics of your mature garden David10

Gorgeous specimens BTG and well done to others for their hard work and the beginnings of something wonderful



Posted: 01/04/2015 at 08:57

Plans for today, planting three Juniperus Blue Star and three Euporbia purpurea (here's hoping I don't change my mind) oh and an established clump of Liatris alba that need more sun. Just figured out where that ones going

Also have a post hole to dig, vet food to pick up and house tidying to do since we are expecting visitors at the long weekend


Posted: 01/04/2015 at 06:57

Morning all

Yes bekkie, the irony of it! Although I feed left overs to the best boys that week

Hope everyone is doing okay today, poor Flynn is watching me eat my porridge with such a sad look on his face  but can't get enough of his new food 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 21:53

New shredder arrived and proved it's worth turning 3 bags of dead stuff into dust 

Compost got turned 


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 21:30

Is that gall stones Lesleyk. Your poor mum will need to pass out the bits which can be painful bless her


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 16:37

Afternoon all,

I do hope everyone stays safe and well, driving, dog walking or wrestling with the washing line Dove .

Had to visit the vets this morning as I did that terrible thing and googled a complaint Flynn has had for a while, it came up with all kinds of life threatening ailments so I got him checked out. Vet says there is definitely an issue with him so we will start at the most basic level of food intolerance, and they say dogs reflect their owners!

I haven't been able to eat gluten for 15yrs, so now Flynn has special vet food which he is woofing down unlike he's ever done with the best dried food so OH and I have already decided to feed him wet food once he's off the Vet's stuff. He's forbidden from having any treats, no food scraps, no biscuits, no puppy milk and no garden!! He mustn't be allowed to chew on sticks of anything else which is devastating really as I enjoy his company so much outside

It's all part of a control to test for food intolerance but the poor little lamb is a tad confused although he's such an amazing and good little boy, when OH had to level part of the hallway floor before lying new tiles, he made sure not to step on any fresh bits.

My shredder came this afternoon and despite the gales, yes, you guessed it, I did some shredding. 3 of 4 bags gone to dust and added to my compost heap which needed it to be honest, as its a bit dark and wet at the moment. We have the wood for OH to build me three new bins but that's for another day. I have to say I'm mighty impressed with the machine, it does exactly what I ask it to. Hurray for once!

Weekend plans being made with a friend visiting, so it will be work food booze work food booze booze booze day off


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 07:07

Mornig. ..soaree eating...

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