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Bizzybee's Journal

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The 'F' word

02 October 2009 08:55:16
The 'F' word

The 'F' word

I just heard the F word on the radio this morning, folks - FROST!! -  so watch out.  My biggie, though, is the W word - WIND!!  I'll be spending today coralling all the pots I have around the place - all the plants I buy and then can never decide where's the most suitable place for them.  Mind you, I'm chuffed with all the work I've got done in the last couple of weeks.  I'm busy dividing and replanting - it took me 2 days to split a lovely daylily I have - I ended up butchering it but I'm hopeful it'll live up to its reputation as a toughy.

Work is progressing nicely on the new veg bed - himself's been busy double-digging and getting the well-rotted manure into the soil.  The missing parts for the new grower frames arrived in the post from Arboretum yesterday so I should be very busy in the next few weeks finding ways to get the best use from them!  Photos to follow.

As they say: Lots done, more to do! so I'm off to get ahead of the forecasted rain. 

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 02 October 2009 09:00:55

Good for you, Bizzy Bee. You are really on top of things.

Labourer! Labourer! 02 October 2009 09:32:56

F? No I don't think so with increasing cloud cover, but then you folks in the East do have it colder than us in the West. W, yes for sure. See my SIT REP journal.

Clara Clara 03 October 2009 07:28:26

Dont mind the weather just get out and enjoy your garden even if it is to tie everything down enjoy!!!!!

Ternie Ternie 04 October 2009 09:35:25

Lots of work is garden, that's true, but as Susan said to me - that's a labour of love.

Mairin Mairin 04 October 2009 22:21:42

Yes, frost is back.  Bugger!

HeadGardener HeadGardener 09 October 2009 23:38:20

Bee I don't think it was a serious frost on Wednesday but fleeced anything delicate anyway. The first true frosty night last year for me was the 27th October so I'm using that as my guide.


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