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”
I bought a new toy . . .
. . . tried it out on my neighbour’s tree – and threw the trimmings over his wall!
As you can see below, his ‘hedge’ overhangs the pavement quite a lot. I’ve reported it to the council.
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.
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.
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).
Ivy seems to be the only thing holding my neighbour’s wall together.
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.
But it’s all my own work!
This photograph was taken on 20th April 2018. After two extremely cold periods of weather, I was pleased to see plants starting to grow. Continue reading “It’s Not Much . . .”