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Good day's work

25 November 2017 20:26:36

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We were gardening today in the bright but cold day! My helpers, Laura and Loic worked away on the second redundant raised bed and got the whole thing sorted, planted and mulched today!It is quite a change from what was there before and I can't wait to see it in flower!

And in case you get the impression I was taking it easy, I started the annual clean-up on the Sedum Garden. This is a painstaking down-on-the-knees job because all the plants need to be cut right down to ground level and the resulting debris removed! It takes a couple of sessions to complete as the area is quite large, but that is really the only time spent on this part of the garden so a small price to pay!

My efforts today covered the first corner and part of the "flower" design and resulted in a full wheelbarrow of debris! But is was great to see how few weeds there were, although a few dandelions had made their home there!

The last photo is how it looks before it is tidied - so I think maybe I'll be showing Laura and Loic how to do this work too!

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 26 November 2017 06:44:34

I hope you care enough about your legs to wear knee-pads.

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 26 November 2017 18:41:54

Of course! I have a kneeler with a pad and then another pad on top!

JoanG JoanG 26 November 2017 20:53:05

Painstaking work Hazel and your beautiful sedum garden will reward you again next year. 

Jackie Jackie 27 November 2017 07:43:38

A lot of hard work but so worth it to see that fabulous bed in full bloom. 

TerriShoos TerriShoos 30 November 2017 09:52:28

It'll be well worth it. 

PeterW PeterW 03 December 2017 08:54:17

That's a great job


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