Another Spring, more Gardening
Apr23

Another Spring, more Gardening

They thought it would never happen, but I’ve beaten the doubters and helped do a bit of gardening for two years in a row!!  The harsh winter seems to have managed to kill some of the plants, even those who my more informed Mrs tell me are ‘hardy’.  Or maybe it’s my less than skilled fingers which managed to kill em?? Anyway – the roses are doing nicely, as well as a plant I can only describe as.. the one...

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Front garden update – it’s doing well!

Well I posted earlier this summer about us ripping the tired old overgrown front garden out, and digging in some new soil, and planting  a few new plants (couple of roses for the long term). Well I’ve been out watering most days in this hot summer we’ve had, and things are going really well.  The odd plant has fallen by the wayside, but most have flourished, and we’ve just added a few new delicate flowers that were...

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Spot of gardening – the horror!
May02

Spot of gardening – the horror!

Well it’s a bank holiday weekend, so some traditions have to be honoured – such as a visit to a B&Q and the purchasing of gardening stuff. Thanks to my mum & step-dad, we actually got LOADS done in the front garden – an area which needed a bit of care and attention (i.e. flame thrower).  We’d already ripped out most of the 15 year old dying lavender bushes.. and Saturday saw a hive of activity, garden...

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