My Garden

My small suburban garden…

Monthly Archives: March, 2012

New Fence (The Final Chapter)…

After two long days I finally have the fence of my dreams! I made the decision to ask him to chop down the forsythia (I expect it’ll grow again); 1) to make it easier for him and 2) so I can put bedding plants in that border without the tree draining the life out of …

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New Fence (Part 2)…

My Plan B fence chap turned up early and got to work immediately on removing the rotten fence panels. Although I’d pointed out during his initial visit that the compost bin that would need moving was actually FULL, I think he under-estimated quite how heavy it’d be. He struggled to shift it…..and then I heard …

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New Fence…

After many years of mulling it over I decided to have my old, rotten fence removed and a new, higher one erected; 1) to give me some privacy and 2) to hopefully put paid to the whole neighbour/tree-chopping saga. I cut back my beloved forsythia to make life easier (and cheaper) called a ‘friend of …

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Lots of Ladybirds…

We’re in the grip of a drought (in the South East) and although we’re currently experiencing a few nippy nights, dull days and a splash of rain, I will have to plan more carefully what to plant out in the garden this spring and summer. I think that this has to be ‘the year of …

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