Category Archives: projects

Gatherings of Gardeners

Kate of Barn House Garden talked recently about receiving the promotional material required for opening her garden under the rebranded National Garden Scheme; on Sunday, The Golfer and I attended the Staffordshire, Birmingham and West Midlands ‘county’ lunch (although technically … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Blog?

I am well aware that posts have been appearing less frequently on this blog recently, which can be put down purely to the weather being more conducive to outdoor gardening jobs. Although indoor seed sowing has continued at great pace, … Continue reading

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Spicker and Spanner

It won’t be obvious to you, looking at this picture, that I repainted the sitooterie this afternoon – but to me it is, especially as the numerous patches of white where the pink pigment for some reason had been washed … Continue reading

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Providing Support

After removing the rocks from the rockery the Golfer kept well out of the reconstruction of the Great Rock Wall of wherever-it-is, but was nevertheless gainfully occupied in another task – two obelisks for the shrub border. Usually he works … Continue reading

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Rock Solid

And that’s just my biceps – but at least my weekly BodyPump sessions stood me in good stead for Stage 2 of the Great Rockery Revamp! Admittedly it was hard going as there were only half as many rocks to … Continue reading

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Leaving No Stone Unturned

John of A Walk in the Garden commented on my last post, hoping I would spare the Golfer the heavy work on the Rockery Restoration/Redevelopment/Wrecking project – but before I had the chance to reply that the Golfer need not … Continue reading

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Uh-oh…There She goes Again…

Standing at the kitchen windows last night at about 10 o’clock (as you do) and looking out at the garden, I voiced a longstanding issue to the Golfer – that there was one area of the garden I have never … Continue reading

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