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New Border – Getting Out In The Garden

Year Of The Garden - Update

The weather has been a bit changeable lately. For example, yesterday it was really lovely and sunshiney. Today it’s very dull and quite cold. Yesterday I did some digging to prepare my new border. Today I wanted to go and buy plants for that new border but decided I just wanted to stay in the…

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Nearly Spring – Time To Get In The Garden

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Last year was supposed to be the year of the garden. We did get the patio and cover done which was a big job. We also got my raised bed completed. However, my vision of having a nice lawn and a new border near the fence didn’t come to fruition. It’s nearly Spring so it’s…

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Vegetable Gardening Tip For Forcing Squash To Grow In The Direction You Want

Forcing Squash This article is going to look over some tips regarding squash and how to force the direction it grows. I will provide you with my personal tips and ideas. Let’s get started. I wasn’t going to put the squash and zucchini in the main vegetable garden because it can take up so much…

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Finally Finished – Patio Cover – Garden Update

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Finally Finished Finally finished The roof over the patio is completely finished and the guttering is up. It’s taking Ant longer than he’d like but each week a bit more is getting done. He bought some screens and attached them to the sides. He wants to be able to roll them up on nice days…

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Overgrown Again! Garden Update

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Overgrown again! It doesn’t seem that long ago since the family was last here helping in the garden. From the look of the garden today, you’d think it had never been done! It’s getting overgrown at the top again and will soon be just as bad as it was but with the added pile of…

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Just Needs A Roof! – Garden Update

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Needs A Roof   Ant’s been beavering away in the garden this week, building the cover over the new patio. The frame work is just about finished (he needs 2 more pieces of wood) and he’s got it all painted. Tomorrow, after a trip to Derbyshire to pick up my niece, he hopes to start…

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Building Work In Progress – Garden Update

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Building Work Has Started   Work on the patio has had to wait while Ant waited for his wood to be delivered.  He ordered it from B&Q at the start of last week and arranged for it to be delivered last Friday. Friday came and part of his order arrived as expected. When he questioned…

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Short Garden Update – New Steps & Lantana Plants

Lantana plants

Short Garden Update   Ant’s been doing all the little jobs that needed doing on the patio this week. He’s now working on the plans for the patio cover he’s going to build. Ant made new steps onto the garden because his dad had trouble using the old steps. He can now get onto the…

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New Log Burner And BBQ Progress – Garden Update

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New Log Burner   We went to B&M to buy a pizza oven as they’d been reduced from £129 to £89. Of course, they didn’t have any! Instead, we bought a new log burner and I love it 🙂 Ant’s had a few health problems this week so he’s not been working in the garden…

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The Patio Is Down, Repeat, The Patio Is Down!

Year Of The Garden - Update

New Patio – Yay!!! I’m so excited to share the photos of my new patio 🙂 I knew I was going to love it and I absolutely do 🙂 Ant’s been working on it every spare moment he had. He’s had to go to B&Q numerous times to buy more sand (he couldn’t buy it…

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