April, 2015

Nearly May

April 30, 2015 admin General Gossip

The sun may be bright, but oh, that wind is cold. But the garden is coming along, except for the ruined border which will take ages to recover. It has been suggested that I buy a couple of zombie gnomes ( yes you can get them ) and put them in the back and say […]

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prickley friends

April 28, 2015 admin General Gossip

Our two hedgepigs are back in the garden. The arrive at the bottom of the bird table at about 9 p.m. and fed on the meal worms, and hedgehog food that we put out. These two are, I am sure,  a romantically linked couple. They seemed ot be engaged in a sort of courtship dance, […]

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Rain

April 25, 2015 admin General Gossip

Well we got the rain we needed, but being greedy want more. Maybe I should try the old trick of dancing around the garden at midnight, naked. Perhaps not. The moles are back so from now on everyone has to pee in a bucket. Watered down this makes a great mole deterrent, come to think of […]

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Sunshine Again

April 24, 2015 admin General Gossip

Been hoping for rain. It was forecast for today, and we did get some this morning. Two spits and one spot. When you are on a water meter, you realise just how much you need a good soaking regularly, the garden I mean, not me.

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Tulip Time

April 22, 2015 admin General Gossip

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Change of Use

April 22, 2015 admin General Gossip

Since converting the garage into a potting shed ( by adding roof windows ) life has been mad a whole lot easier. The house is no longer totally overflowing with seedlings, although the garage is.

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Calamity

April 19, 2015 admin General Gossip

During the strong winds we had, the fence posts at  the back of the garden were broken, ( shouldn’t complain, they were 35 years old ) Got them replaced but in the ensuing repairs, the back border was totally destroyed. We kissed goodbye to the tulips, delphiniums, hellebores, bluebells, all the ivy and four shrubs. […]

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UGH

April 7, 2015 admin General Gossip

A lovely day, got the grass done and the edges, loads of weeding, and found my first pair  of flipping Lily beetles. So now its checking all the lilies every day. But am please at how the garden looks. Masses of flowers already and lots of bees and butterflies.    

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