Category Archives: projects

All Work and No Play

It would be easy to stay largely at home and keep on tweaking the garden in preparation for the approaching open days, but that could make the Golfer and me a pair of dullards – so on Monday we swapped … Continue reading

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The Golfer Does it Again

You will have realised by now that it is very useful to have a Golfer around the place and we certainly make a good team – I just need to have an idea, decide on a rough design and the … Continue reading

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Alternative Tuesday View

Some fellow garden bloggers choose to post a the view from one point in their garden every week on a Tuesday, not a meme I usually participate in and I would certainly not be posting a picture from this spot … Continue reading

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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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