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kitty's Journal

kitty's Journal

Last Post 10 days 18 hours ago

school all over

16 May 2010 20:58:40

hi everyone

hope you are all well and happy. school all over. i just have to wait for results which i think will be out before the end of may. Examiners are at the school correcting everything, so it is the waiting game. I will really miss school and my friends, but i am glad exams are over and i can get to do my garden and tunnel work again.

spent the day in the tunnel yesturday planting up my hanging baskets and mums window boxes, need to get more compost to finish all the potting up, i have loads of pots to plant up for the patio. decided not to do window boxes this year, they make the windows so dirty and end up falling in bad winds, decided on hanging baskets instead. Bought some more new ones in aldi on thursday, and new coco liners for the other ones that i already have.

today i washed and disinfected aload of pots, that were lying around. hope to tackle the veg and fruit beds tomorrow, the fruit garden is really in need of weeding and clearing up, i also want to plant some more strawberries. walked around the garden this eve and it is in a bad state so the rest of the week will be spent out there.our hedge was a casulty of the winter weather, it wasnt great to start so, it is coming down bank holiday wknd and a new hedge (grisellinia lithorlis is going in its place, i am going to hire a shredder and use the bark around the new hedging, mypex will also be used to keep weeds down, i have some great ideas for the front garden and also the back and i have all summer to do it HORRAY. 

I will take some before photos soon and post them up. The after photos will hopefully be alot better.

well thats it for now, so glad to be back with you all again.

bye for now and happy gardening


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J.D. J.D. 16 May 2010 21:02:41

I am sure your results will be tops. Good to have you back.


fran m fran m 16 May 2010 21:02:44

Well done Kitty, best of luck. Enjoy your time in your own space, doing things for yourself.


kitty kitty 16 May 2010 21:06:40

hi fran and jacinta, great to be back, it will take a while to catch up with everyone and i am so glad to be back. hopefully i will get what i was hoping for, i will let u all know how i got on when the results come.


Keego Keego 16 May 2010 21:28:15

Good for you kitty you will have all ship shape in a few weeks - enjoy the Summer and the free time after all the studying


LNolan LNolan 16 May 2010 21:55:40

Best of luck with the results. It willl be great for you to have so much time in the garden now, and just at a time when the weather's due to get nice. How lucky!


Johnplotman Johnplotman 16 May 2010 22:06:06

Great to have you back Kitty.The results of that waiting game will be good.Wishing you the best for the outcome of them.You will do very well with the results Kitty.After the effort you put into the course from day one,they will be well deserved.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 16 May 2010 22:37:19

Fingers crossed all goes well with the exams, now you'll be able to focus on all the jobs that have been put on the long finger enjoy being in your garden.


LindaB LindaB 17 May 2010 09:42:59

Best of lucky, hopefully you will get lots of "Me" time


Myrtle Myrtle 17 May 2010 11:12:20

Enjoy your garden and the summer


Periwinkle Periwinkle 17 May 2010 22:20:27

HI! Hope the results of the exams is good. But I know you will enjoy getting back to the garden. Dont use the woodchip from the hedge until it has had time to decompose.


kitty kitty 20 May 2010 23:37:02

hi periwinkle, thanks for telling me that, is there a reason?


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