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Monkells's Journal

Monkells's Journal

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A very happy Mothers Day!!!

14 March 2010 20:51:04
Feng Dan Bai

Feng Dan Bai

 

 Happy Mothers Day to all my gardening friends!!! I got a beautiful Tree Peony from my eldest !!!! I cant wait to plant it but am holding back as I think the soil may be a bit cold yet. I had found my very first daf in bloom today but as it was such a good day I decided that something had to be done to clean up the deck. It was a mess and covered in green which made it very slippy when it got wet. So we moved everything on to the lawn - swept it down and then got the Power Washer out. It looks so much bettter. Had to peel off my clothes after as I was soaked to the skin!!! And freezing!!! During the big clean up, my one and only daf in bloom got battered by the power hose!!! Sods law!!!!!

 

 

 


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Jacinta Jacinta 14 March 2010 20:56:13

Lol. I was going to spend some time power washing today myself. But you know yourself. Time......  Hope you had a good Mothers Day. Good to see you back after your LONG hibernation!!!!!!!!


fraoch fraoch 14 March 2010 21:02:25

Don't worry, you'll soon have lots more daffs.


Mairin Mairin 14 March 2010 21:43:49

What colour will the flowers be on the tree peony?  Liga and I both bought the same colour one, but in two different garden centres for two different prices! 


Clara Clara 15 March 2010 07:09:42

Power hosing can be a bit harsh on some plants if you let it near them,  welcome back also.


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