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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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More Work on Driveway

13 April 2010 23:48:38
Men at Work

Men at Work

Another beautiful day although it was a bit dull this morning but brightened up around lunchtime. Caroline cut the grass it must have been October last when it last saw a lawn mower. There is a bit of work to fill in divets caused by the horses galloping around it it certainly is no bowling green but certainly looks a lot better now. I spent a few hours planting out more from the plants in waiting, need to get a few shrubs to replace those that went to death row the cistis on the corner of the east gable bed joined the dead today. Johnny spent the day drawing topsoil to level either side of the driveway before we plant the trees. We hired a man and a mini digger to load and then level the soil, he also dug a trench for hedging either side of the entrance off the lane to the farm and equestrian centre hopefully this hedging will be in place tomorrow. Hope this weather continues for a while longer to keep on a roll with landscaping and tree planting.


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Mairin Mairin 14 April 2010 00:27:49

I didn't hear the forecast but there is a definate chill in the air tonight.  An excellent idea getting a man with a mini digger. 


chilipepper chilipepper 14 April 2010 00:29:45

Looks great Geraldine, any news on the polytunnel............


Cloncaw Cloncaw 14 April 2010 00:56:01

Dave hope to pick up the cover tomorrow and hoping Johnny is still motivated to finish the job if we have enough help to get the cover up and over will put up journal once it's finished.

Mairin it makes life easier for all the back breaking work hope the weather holds up even if it is cooler as Paul won't be here tomorrow but hopefully Thursday again.


chilipepper chilipepper 14 April 2010 01:09:07

Ah that's great Geraldine, best of luck with it


J.D. J.D. 14 April 2010 06:33:31

Things are really shaping up in your neck of the woods. Well done. Hopefully the rain will hold off. We can still work with the colder weather.


fran m fran m 14 April 2010 07:52:22

Loking great, temp is to drop a bit, but due to be dry till Sunday.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 14 April 2010 22:17:38

Good luck with the remaining work on your tunnel Cloncaw.I called to see a friend on the way home about growing veg etc,and the weather i heard of does not sound great.Supposed to be up at -4 to-5 next week.Some news to get.Hope it wont upset your tunnel plans to much.


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