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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Day Out

27 March 2010 17:09:50
azalea & daphne

azalea & daphne

It was a lovely day today so we took the opportunity for a walk around Altamont Gardens.

It is a bit depressing seeing how far advanced in spring preparations these big gardens can be. All the beds were weeded, cut back and mulched with cocoa bark so the place looked great. It was a reminder of all the work I have to do in my garden yet : (

Other than that, I did a bit of orchid re-potting and watering and am going to pot on my Canna seedlings now. But first I need to sort everything out for Mullingar tomorrow : ) Looking forward to meeting you all.


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fran m fran m 27 March 2010 17:41:58

Rachel, how many people work in Altamont? we do what we can with what we've got. Yeah hope it will be a good day tomorrow.


Drumanagh Drumanagh 27 March 2010 18:00:57

Its all well and good for staff gardeners Rachel! Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 27 March 2010 22:32:30

Would be great to gardeners to keep the place shipshape, Altamont is such a beautiful garden.


cuppa_tea cuppa_tea 28 March 2010 11:42:59

==STOP PRESS!==

Gardening writer's sons barred from Altamont Gardens for unruly behaviour!

 

Funny Rachel didn't mention that bit :)


Rachel Rachel 29 March 2010 12:04:46

No comment : )


fran m fran m 29 March 2010 14:47:56

Funny how they suddently became '' the gardening writer's sons ''  :o)


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