Last week I spent one of the better, still relatively warm, mornings planting out the lavender. The five dwarf white ones went into the long planter and two lots of five Munstead in rows alongside the paths.
I saw a fox padding along one of the nearby paths which reminded me to find Fox Junior who has been sitting hidden in the long grass, near the logpile. After giving him a brush down I moved him across the plot to sit under the blackberry bush.
The Canuck boys have now moved into the shed for the winter but will be out and about again next year.
There are still a couple of pot marigold flowers to be seen. They’ve not only been prolific but very long lasting as I first mentioned them nearly six months ago.
On BBC2 TV tomorrow evening at 9.00pm is an hour long Gardeners’ World Christmas Special in which Monty Don and the other regular presenters celebrate the festive season from a gardener’s point of view. Pam Ayres, poet and gardener, shows how she encourages wildlife into her garden.
Have a good weekend!
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