Starting On The Raised Bed – Year Of The Garden

Raised Bed We managed to get out in the garden for a while over the Easter weekend. Our first job is to make the raised bed so I dug over the former border. It used to look lovely before the grass and weeds took over. […]

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New Bike Shed – Year Of The Garden

New Bike Shed I was getting fed up of the bikes being on the patio. They had to be there over winter because there wasn’t any shelter for them anywhere else. It’s spring now, though,  and I want to use the patio for sitting out […]

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Sunday Photo – Removing a Brick Path For Nanny

Brick Path Nanny moved into her house about 4 years ago. I helped with the garden by laying a brick path. The path was great for her when she first moved in but now she’s not as steady on her feet, she’s decided to have […]

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Frog Spawn – Garden Update

Frog Spawn After making a start on the garden last Monday, it’s been left as it was ever since. I came down with an awful cold. It’s lasted longer than colds usually do although I am feeling much better today. Yesterday Ant was in and […]

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Big Makeover Planned – The Year Of The Garden!

The Year Of The Garden You may have seen, from previous posts, the state of our garden and the previous plans we’ve had for it. It’s worse now than it ever was and it’s going to take lots of hard work this year to get […]

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Mirrors in the garden

Garden ideas When I watch gardening programs and see them putting mirrors in the gardens, I always think to myself, bet they haven’t got any kids! I know any mirrors in our garden wouldn’t last a week with those girls playing out there. I love […]

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Summer flowers

Summer in the garden Even though the garden’s looking a tad messy and needs lots of work doing, we do have some lovely summer flowers at the moment. The girls planted the bulbs last year. We got lots of green leaves last summer but no flowers. […]

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Rain….yay!!

Rain rain, don’t go away! When we were tidying up the garden to get it ready for my birthday party, we accidently pulled the hosepipe out of the waterfall on the pond. We lost a lot of water before Ant noticed and emptied the water […]

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Getting the garden tidy – before and after

Getting the garden tidy We’ve been wanting to get the garden sorted for a while now and we finally managed to get the garden tidy last week, in time for my 40th birthday BBQ. I love before and after photos so here they are 🙂 […]

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Shed Makeover #PimpMyShed

#PimpMyShed You may remember that we started work on our garden the other week. I’ve been planning on lots of changes this year in the garden after it having been a bit neglected so when Ocean Finance challenged me to #PimpMyShed on a budget of £75 […]

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