Saturday morning saw me on my knees with incredibly cold hands and arms, the reason? It’s that time of year when I have to prune back my aquatic plants and clean up my pond in general. This year has been a little different in that there are a lot more plants than I normally have…… Continue reading Pond winter clean up
This is a small update on the Albuca Spiralis that I stated growing for the wife. If you read my last post on this amazing plant. This was all started about a year ago but since then its really taken off. A couple of months ago it started growing a flower spike and it has…… Continue reading An update on my Albuca Spiralis
On Tuesday we had a bit of…. An issue at work. Yeah… It started with this^ and went very quickly downhill. Literally…. Erm, well… Kinda. B-) It appears that we had a problem with the stability of the ground we were driving over. Now I could say I got a sinking feeling about this, but…… Continue reading Ever get that sinking feeling?
Last week at work was our final week of mowing so that means that all of our big mowers all get their winter clean and then they are handed over to our mechanics for their annual service and overhaul. It’s also the time where many, possibly most, of us will be putting our mowers away…… Continue reading Preparing your mower for winter
Well…. It’s a red letter day!… Or blue so the image says. When I got home I was greeted with this! 100 blog posts! W00ts! Ok… Technically I will have to admit that this is the 100th post as the first post had a 4 year gap between it, when I actually created the blog,…… Continue reading Mark this one up in red!
Friday gone was a really busy day! I waved goodbye to my wife who left to go on her 3 week holiday in America, I cleaned up the house, dyed my daughters hair and then by 4pm I finally got a chance to get out into the garden and get some easy work done! Now…… Continue reading Cleaning out the greenhouse
This morning I spent a while googling a few plants and many times the info was on a US site. While most of the info is good for me there is always the term ‘Good for hardiness 5b-9’ or whatever, and I would be all ‘huh?’ A quick explanation. The US is a big place…… Continue reading Working out my USDA zone