In June 2019, I made a start on a project that is finally almost complete. This began with the removal of a raised bed in the shadiest part of the back garden, via the building of the Tiny Greenhouse and now the final corner. Click here to see what it looked like in 2018.
We were left with this ‘spare’ piece of ground, where the round compost bin had stood for 20 years. But then our
beer spare fridge finally gave up the ghost in February (almost gassing us in the process), and we were forced to buy a new washing machine after the bearings went on the old one: so with all Recycling Centres closed until a few weeks ago, this (↓) was the view from our kitchen window – until now. Continue reading “Weekend Workout”
These have just appeared in at least three of my pots of narcissi.
On 6th November, I wrote that I’d removed some peonies from my front garden and offered them to members of the Community Garden.
Continue reading “Why I’ll never offer plants to anyone again”
As my gardening year usually finishes somewhere around the middle of October, if not earlier, the clearing (sort of) and mulching of the Shady Corner in the front garden gave me a push to add some autumn/winter plants – combined with a Reward Card offer at our posh garden centre. Continue reading “Six on Saturday: 16 November 2019”
I bought and planted two clematis montana last September as part of my Shady Border renovations. They established well and put on plenty of new growth. Continue reading “Clematis Montana- Year 1”