A while ago, the wife showed me this EPIC idea for a garden curiosity. It’s a Fairy Garden! Some of the examples you can see on Google are amazing and well worth a look. The one above was made by my wonderful wife. The way to make this is actually really simple in the basic sense.…… Continue reading Fairy Gardens
So far this week has been one hell of a run around. First off, the boss is off so there is just the two of us. Not only that but its near summer bedding time. I swear my boss picked it knowing it would be hard work. Not only that but here in the UK…… Continue reading Changing the bedding.
If there is a polar opposite to the utter wonder of a Daffodil it’s the drabness of the Daffodil on the way out. As the plant finishes its life span it lies down and fades out. The leaves soak up the last of the energy it needs from the sun and then from the leaves…… Continue reading Neatening Daffies
Yesterday, Sunday 17th I decided to give my Photinia “Red Robin” its first pruning of the year. Now it has to be said that I’m not that good a gardener and I don’t do much without doing a bit of homework first. So after watching a few vids on Youtube I decided to have a…… Continue reading Pruning for the first time
I had a moment earlier on this evening… I was watering my plants, almost on autopilot, and realised that 2 things have happened. One. My Amaryllis still has its leaves…. Is that right? It started flowering in early December last year and the leaves have only just started to go a little limp. They are…… Continue reading The weird and the wonderful in my houseplants
Yep…. Busted! So this was the moment Google Maps caught me and the other guy in our team sat on our mowers waiting for the boss to come down the road to pick us up. We had been cutting the Churchyard you can see in the background and had moved to a safe place to…… Continue reading Busted!
Well. Seeing as I am a Brit I feel this is as good a time as any to talk about the weather! Apparently us Brits do love a good moan about how the weather is too this or too that. We are never truly happy! But this year as put even more people in the…… Continue reading Dealing With The Unseasonal UK Weather