The Front Border: Autumn

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A concerted effort in the front garden on 3rd November. First I dug up the peonies I’d earmarked for removal (by cutting their foliage off a few weeks back). Someone at the Community Garden said they would take them off my hands. Continue reading “The Front Border: Autumn”

Everyone needs good Neighbours . . .

I bought a new toy . . .


. . . tried it out on my neighbour’s tree – and threw the trimmings over his wall!

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As you can see below, his ‘hedge’ overhangs the pavement quite a lot.  I’ve reported it to the council.

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I might not have been able to reach the top, but I did manage to remove a lot of side branches I’m already getting more light to my garden.

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I also went along the boundary with garden shears and cut back everything I could reach, along with a ton of ivy growing on the wall.

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It doesn’t look as though I cut much back, but I can only cut back to the edge of the wall (though I went a little further than that).

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Ivy seems to be the only thing holding my neighbour’s wall together.

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This wall needs serious attention before it collapses.  An excuse to get the neighbour to call round so we can point this out – along with the tree issue.

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