A busy week
Well it has been a busy week the boss wanted two flowerbeds making on the edge of the lawn, she also wanted two more hanging baskets making up, and also wanted me to make a unit where we can store the dustbin in, and also for any small odds and ends, so generally speaking I have been a busy boy, it seems that no one was interested in my wet weekend, at least no one commented, so I won’t tell you anymore about my other hobby, although I find it extremely interesting.
The weather on Tuesday and Wednesday weren’t days for gardening, but looking how the things are coming on, it would seem that the rainy weather is doing a very good job, on Thursday Friday and Saturday, I was able to start on my projects, and all are now completed, including mowing the lawn, well it is only 15×15 so that didn’t take very long plus the edging, not sure what she will say when she sees the dustbin shed as she has been down at her daughters for a few day, but you will see in the pictures, she will probably ask me to paint it a different colour, but you never know with women what you think is right it will be wrong, and what is you think is wrong could with a bit of luck be right, as the saying goes ,
RULE ONE. I AM ALWAYS RIGHT
RULE TWO. SEE RULE ONE
Sorry gents there is just no answer to that.
I have planted two types of potatoes one variety I can’t remember the name, the other day I had dig underneath and I found a nice sized potato so it seems all is well in the first two rows, but on looking at the other two rows and possibly the dustbins it seems that there is little underneath except roots, it would seem that I am just growing potato tops,(well I know that is good for compost, but I wanted some spuds), as they are now 3’-6" high and to me that is rather unusual, both lots had adequate compost and water so it seems rather strange, the variety is pink fir apple, I have grown these before several times as they make excellent salad potatoes with a spot of mayonnaise on, I wonder has this happened to anyone else ?. I am now hoping that providence will take over in the next few weeks and give me some potatoes, as these can happily stay in the soil all through winter to give me a steady supply.
Now for a few pictures.
!http://media.growsonyou.com/photos/blog_photo/image/10330/main/P6130155.jpg This hosta has been in this pot for 15 years and never fails to flower.
- 14 Jun, 2009
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