Category Archives: veg and garden

Garden update July

The veg is doing quite well despite the heat as Hubby is religiously watering the garden every other day. Look at our beans! We have two varieties growing side by side, so have red and white flowers. They are almost … Continue reading

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Roses and veg

I’ve done lots of posts about our roses so I bet you thought we’d lost all our veg. Not quite, but first……………. These are the three blooms of our Ancient Mariner, the oldest (centre) nearly over, the second (left) showing … Continue reading

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Pop and you’re wet

Hubby asked me to water the garden today. Not a problem, especially as we now have one of these super-duper hoses that don’t kink and grows to 3 times its original size. Hubby used it the day we bought it, … Continue reading

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Bearing fruit

Behold, the painted gates! The flip over catch hasn’t been fitted yet as we haven’t been able to get the right size bolt. Still, they work , and you can just make out our post box on the wall and … Continue reading

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Coming along

We’ve been working on the gates today and so far have completed one all bar fitting the furniture. We have put up the fixed panel between the post and the wall though, so can get an idea of how things … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue

We were talking to our neighbours this morning when we returned from our early shopping trip before the heat set in for the day. As one of the things we’d bought was a hoe, the subject of gardening came up. … Continue reading

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National Gardening Week: My contribution #6

Well, it’s the final day of National Gardening Week today, and I think Hubby and I have done our fair share. We’ve worked hard and opening the back gate is now a pleasure instead of an eyesore, especially since we … Continue reading

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