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Monkells's Journal

Monkells's Journal

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Did what I was told....

28 May 2010 10:03:51
Did what I was told....

Did what I was told....

and dug up the tree peony. It is in a sorry state. Planted it up in a large pot with a mixture of homemde compost and shop bought. Fed and watered it.  Fingers crossed that it will recover!!! Was disapointed yester that it didn't show any signs of looking any better but I guess in 24hrs - well maybe that was expecting a bit much!!!! :)

Potted on my beans from Flitters - dont know the name but seemingly they are grown for their flowers!! They are romping along like - well Beans :)

Got a new Rosemary shrub too and it was badly in need of re-potting. Also potted on Chilli plants and peppers. Not chancing putting them out yet. Lost some already - over eager husband !!!Cucumber plants look good strong and healthy!!

Weather forcast not good for weekend but is supposed to be back up to low 20's by Wednesday - and I finish work on Wednesday for the Summer break so bring it on!!!

 


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Lìga Lìga 28 May 2010 10:14:44

I grow my Rosemary in bed,frst was in pot,but last year when we move,i planted it in flower bed.Now it flowering like mad:))Wish you look with Peony tree!!!


Rachel Rachel 28 May 2010 10:36:12

I bet you can't wait all right! Lets hope we have a glorious summer.


Noelfitz Noelfitz 28 May 2010 12:13:06

i am sure (and hope) your tree peony will do very well.  Gardening takes time.


unagrant unagrant 28 May 2010 16:06:57

Fingers crossed for the summer and your Peony


rosburke rosburke 29 May 2010 21:26:31

Good luck with the peony, enjoy the summer holidays, I have another month to go unfortunately. but I guess I cannot complain,


Monkells Monkells 29 May 2010 21:52:45

Oh Rosburke - I am going back to do "a special" for the leaving cert!!!! so we will almost finish at the same time!!!

 


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