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The start of the Green Journey


I have been off work due to Epilepsy for a while, this has given me the time to get more serious and confident about gardening.

Garden -

- Approx 15ft wide and 35ft long.
- 2 sections – Front/1st – Lawn, shrubs and flowers. Full sun
Back/2nd – Mess! Shed, shrubs,
some partial shade.

Tasks completed so far (April and May) -

- cleared a load of the over-grown shrubs and weeds from the front section of the garden.
- cleared metal poles and other mess, from previous owner, in back section.
- trimmed bay tree and other plants/trees/shrubs in second section.
- planted seeds – peas, carrots, poppies, sunflowers, stocks.
- window boxes complete with beautiful flowers from the local charity nursery, run for disabled people.
- Bought lots of plants from the charity nursery – herbs, sweet peas, jasmine, lots of flowers.
- Created my first little flower bed – chocomocha cosmos, violas, red and purple verbena – lots of others that I can’t remember right now – will add to the ‘My Garden’ bit.

Now to plan what I’ll do with the garden to make it mine.

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That's beginning to look really nice:)

7 Jun, 2011


Thank you x :o)

7 Jun, 2011


Well done on what you've achieved so far ... those Sweet Peas look healthy ... not easy with the lack of rain down here!

7 Jun, 2011


Thank you! :o) x

8 Jun, 2011


That's great! Keep up the good work!

9 Jun, 2011


Thank you! :o) x

9 Jun, 2011


Pottering is very therapeutic, it does us all the world of good...

14 Jun, 2011


It's really been helping me! Fabulous! :o)

14 Jun, 2011

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