Category Archives: Garden

Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’m writing this on Friday night before I set off on my walk on Saturday, hoping the weather starts to improve pretty darn quickly. It’s been cold, wet and miserable for the last couple of weeks, in fact it was … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I had a good weeding session in the garden yesterday, I tackled the deep raised bed by the patio. It’s about 6′ deep, 20′ long and 2-3′ high! I started with the areas I could reach from the patio, wiggling … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Weather has been a bit mixed this last week, when I’ve been working (in a windowless department!) it’s been glorious sunshine but when I’ve been free to garden it’s been windy and raining! I’ve managed a few minutes weeding and … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Every time I wander round the garden at the moment I seem to spot another plant in flower, or another perennial appearing. I’m keeping up with my weeding with a big session by the high fence and round the roses. … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I worked pretty hard in the garden this week, especially yesterday, the weather was warm and sunny so I spent most of the day out there – and boy, are my hips complaining today! Yesterday was the day the seed … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

May is whizzing by and I haven’t even worked out how I’m doing with my Nineteen for 19 challenge for April, so here goes… 1 Scrap Quilt I was planning to start a new BOM with scraps, I’ve even sorted my … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I nearly didn’t write this post as it’s been raining since mid afternoon, but after tea it was more of a light drizzle so I popped out to take some photos. It’s amazing how much everything has greened up over … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

My friend and I went to Harrogate Flower Show on Thursday, we had a great time, perusing all the plant stalls and making a purchase or two…or more! There’s always a plant creche at the show, for £1 or so … Continue reading

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Making a Garden Arbour

When I was planning my Amber & Amethyst garden last year I wanted an arch at one end with a seat underneath, I bought a metal one which matched the gated arch at the entrance. The idea was to get … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’ve been working hard in the garden over the Easter weekend, but I haven’t managed to do any gardening, I’ve been doing a bit of woodwork instead. I rather enjoy doing basic carpentry for the garden, I’ve made several obelisks … Continue reading

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