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Scrubber's Journal

Scrubber's Journal

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It has been ages since

07 December 2017 20:43:55
Summer days!

Summer days!

Ive been online. Garden hasnt seen too much of me as weather has been very cold and nasty cold refuses to budge despite liberal inhalations of Jameson! Its not 'flu just a nasty headcold. So I go out and look down and am very pleased to see the shapes of the paths evolving below in the scrub. I did clear a lot of the beds near scrubber's statue and lots of crocosmia leaves-I just pulled them out so i hope I did right. The arch, gate and obelisks seem to stand out a littlemore clearly as the plantlife fades around them but they are not ,I think, intrusive. I am still without a usable lap top but it will arrive in santa's sack or in the sales afterwards which might be a better idea so am still without pictures except for this lovely one of Anna pruning expertly!.Or proper e-mail so please bear with me.


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Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 07 December 2017 22:42:37

We were wondering where you were. I am glad that Anna and yourself are keeping well, apart from the head cold, miserable but I am sure the whiskey helps. I think most of us have stopped gardening now, we would do more damage than good. Snowdrops are poking up which is very hopefull and Paddy has a few flowering already, so he is very happy. A new computer from Santa, that's a big present. Hope you decide to come to the Get Together this year.


Jacinta D Jacinta D 08 December 2017 06:50:01

Welcome back, Peter. Mind that head cold. Anna looks happy out pruning away.


fraoch fraoch 08 December 2017 18:13:43

Hope the cold clears up soon. I ‘m a great believer in whiskey!


Scrubber Scrubber 09 December 2017 14:47:10

We were down around Waterford a few times mary but obviously  not when ye were about! Yes unlessthe weather improves its down tools time-even down crowbars! Thanks jacinta. I will and she was! Thank you heather my faith is firm and steadfast especially with cloves lemon and hot water!


Myrtle Myrtle 09 December 2017 16:52:53

Peter, we are all semi hibernating now but also looking forward to a new year!


TerriShoos TerriShoos 10 December 2017 12:05:11

We've all gone fallow.... ;)


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 10 December 2017 22:08:27

Ha Ha! Just pulled out Crocosmia leaves????? That only seems to encourage them!!! Lovely photo of Anna and nice to have a summery photo to look at!

And Santa really LOVES getting requests from "senior" folk, doesn't he?


Scrubber Scrubber 12 December 2017 20:24:32

Yes Hazel not that we'd be very familiar with 'senior folk', bless them. A summery photo does remind us that there's life in  the soil! Fallow is a new favourite word of mine  Terri-delightful. Myrstle somehow I cant see you in under a bush or in a heap of leaves. I can see you  expecting great new things.


PeterW PeterW 16 December 2017 21:07:44

Hope you are better now Peter, I have my old laptop in the repair shop to hopefully get it up and running again. I don't really like using my phone or tablet for the site as it's awkward so hope you enjoy your new laptop wether its on xmas morning or sometime in the new year. I haven't got out in the garden in awhile but i'm off for a week and a half over chritmas so hope to get 1 or 2 days and get a good bit done.


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