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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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An unwanted Hebe collected earlier.

16 May 2010 21:50:36
Welcome to my garden Hebe.

Welcome to my garden Hebe.

After the usual jobs as planned earlier today,i spent time in the afternoon looking at a veg garden.On the way home i called for tea to friends and they both were out gardening at the time.When asked if i wanted a Hebe,that would be not used there,what could i say only three words,i sure do.Tomorrow evening a place will be arranged for it.This evening i soaked it and left it then in a tub of clay until then.Sometime tomorrow evening at some stage i will see to that first off,and then head to the vegetable garden.If all goes well later on tonight,an hour will be spent in the tunnel.


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LNolan LNolan 16 May 2010 21:59:58

What a bonus John. Bet you didn't think you'd have that this evening. Was well worth calling in for that tea!


fran m fran m 16 May 2010 22:13:29

Nice size shrub John, we always fine room for another plant.


Lìga Lìga 17 May 2010 08:58:43

I think i have simmilar one.Good luck with it:)


Diana Diana 17 May 2010 09:20:46

Hi John.   Just looked at your photos of the cold frame.  Where did you "find it"?What was it in its previous life do you think?


J.D. J.D. 17 May 2010 20:46:11

Brilliant thinking, John. I am sure it will get great use.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 17 May 2010 21:35:29

 

A nice suprise to get on a Sunday evening Liam.

That is for sure Fran,[thanks.]

Thanks Liga.

It was more tham welcome Jacinta.[thanks].to make up for the 3 hebes lost earlier in the year.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 17 May 2010 21:42:08

Diana i went for my Sunday walk later than usual,[normally in the morning time]but left it until yesterday evening.I noticed a neighbour getting it ready for the dump.Was used as a coal bunker origanally going by its appearence.I could see cold frame written all over it.


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