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Monkells's Journal

Monkells's Journal

Last Post 299 days 17 hours ago

Summer came today - Hear its going again tonight.!

24 May 2009 20:06:58

What a fab day - Started the day with a coffee sitting down at the end of the back garden in the sun planning what to do today!! Extended all the borders by about 6". Hubby making snide remarks about having no lawn left soon!!  Must have neglected to tell him of masterplan. Oops!!

Finally planted my Japanese snowball - Lovely.  Cut lumps (well all the lower branches) off the strawberry tree. Discovered later - totally wrong time of the year but hey- had to be done!!!!  Had half the border in shadow and this is the really sunny-side. 

Tied up and staked lads of stuff.  Not nearly as many weeds in the back as was in the front. Edgings weren't - so to speak- totally overgrown. All lovely now.

It is still a beautiful evening !!! Maybe they will be wrong - Hope it is good next Saturday- Off to Blooms!!!


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flitters flitters 24 May 2009 20:16:40

know what you mean , i tell hubby he will have less grass to cut!!


Johnplotman Johnplotman 25 May 2009 20:09:14

Maybe the annoying rain has us washed out out of it enough now.Apart from just a small shower in the afternoon,i fully agree,summer was in the air today.


suev suev 25 May 2009 21:22:59

been in garden all day it was wonderful i have planted loads ,had a few light showers at teatime,tom can always mow the green if he,s short of a bit of grass????


Jim & Marie Jim & Marie 26 May 2009 22:02:12

Can't wait for Bloom. Going Friday for the day,


Rachel Rachel 26 May 2009 22:28:15

They say we wouldn't appreciate the weather as much if it wasn't lousy most of the time but I think I would. Love the sun - long may it last, Maybe see you at Bloom, Jim & Marie.


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