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Bogwoman's Profile

Where I live: Ballinasloe, Co Galway Member since: March 2009 Last here: 1456 days 3 hours ago
About my garden: I bought and old house about two years ago. I feel in love with the garden-or rather the garden's potential-and the house was just incidental! It was once the edge of a woodland. The only tree which survives is a beautiful beech. The previous owner neglected the whole place and the garden was inaccessible when I first moved in. Now I'm trying to do something with it and could do with all the help and advice on offer! I cut back some of the jungle last year and got rid of the old washing machines, carpets, bikes, old beds and beer bottles. To my great surprise, this year I have crocuses, daffs and bluebells and other plants I can't identify peeping up from the tired ground. I think this speaks volumes about the world we live in and the world we could be living in.
More about me: I have been interested in plants, flowers and trees since I was a child and grew up listening to Gerry on the radio on Saturday mornings-my parents wouldn't miss the programme. I am full of good intentions but that's as far as it gets sometimes!!
june 2006 Tour Bogwoman's Garden

Bogwoman's Journal

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my place in the sun
31 May 2010 15:56:37
Finally managed to organise myself and over a couple of days last week and laid what I will grandly...

spring forward, fall back
07 March 2010 14:05:27
I'm at my home place for the weekend and sitting in my mum's kitchen at the moment with the sun bla...

scared of secateurs
02 March 2010 14:34:56
Time is really flying-it's hard to believe that we're into March already. Am raring to get out and ...

back to basics
11 February 2010 13:45:35
It's been a long time since I've updated this journal but checking in to website every now and then...

yum yum
28 June 2009 16:58:31
one bowl of juicy homegrown raspberries and strawberries just consumed. delicious. i'm beginning to...

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