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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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Daffodils planted.

03 December 2009 23:35:31
Jeremy Heron visiting

Jeremy Heron visiting

Well eventually most of the daffodils found their way into the ground although in some places it was quite wet. This afternoon I eventually managed to coerce  Johnny into helping to plant the bag of bulbs that have been waiting for I'm sure nearly six weeks. Today we planted along the lane leading to the stables and the kitchen garden. Will have to twist Johnny's arm to plant the rest as it takes a lot less time when someone digs the hole and me popping in the bulb and filling in still have about a quarter of a sack to plant.

This photo is for Jacinta as Jeremy our heron was by the edge of the pond however there's no Koi for him here.


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Gismo1981 Gismo1981 03 December 2009 23:37:57

lovely pic. I have to get my daffodils in the ground yet. any tips on coercing for me ha ha


Jacinta Jacinta 04 December 2009 06:31:18

Aw beautiful. Keep him in your locality please, I have enough trouble. He is so regal and majestic.


Lìga Lìga 04 December 2009 07:18:25

Very nice picture!Congradulate for well done job!


Clara Clara 04 December 2009 07:43:23

Lovely photo.


fraoch fraoch 04 December 2009 11:22:26

Great photo. Your place will look great in spring with all the daffs.


milkchurns milkchurns 04 December 2009 11:56:02

cloncaw i use a crowbar to make the hole in the ground to plant bulbs. i make a hole and put a small bit of compost in the bottom of the hole and add bulb and cover with soil or compost.its alot quicker then digging holes.


Rachel Rachel 04 December 2009 13:53:23

Your garden will look stately in spring with so many daffodils. Daffodils are the sign of a true gardener, I always think, not some fair weather fanatic!


Myrtle Myrtle 04 December 2009 16:00:26

That will be a real cheery sight in Spring! "All at once I saw a cloud a host of golden daffodils"!


Periwinkle Periwinkle 04 December 2009 21:35:54

lovely picture, I think the herron is such a lovely bird. We have them nest nearby and see them daily 'fishing' at the water's edge.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 10 December 2009 23:00:26

A lovely picture you have there.Well taken Cloncaw.The mention of daffodils brings spring closer.


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