This week

The three communal woodchip bays are virtually empty at present so this week I’ve been able to reach the back of them to dig out and sieve several barrow loads of  good compost.

I’ve planted some crocuses Blue Pearl in the stone feature and  yellow/white daffodils in a large pot.  Both are covered with wire mesh to keep the pesky squirrels from digging them up.  I had to smile one morning as I arrived to see one eating a sunflower head.  Thankfully I’ve collected more than enough seeds so don’t mind too much.

The forecast is for heavy rain over most of the next two days so I guess that will finish off  the annual flowers such as the cosmos and nasturtiums, which have done so well this year.

I’ll be settling down with a cup of tea and a couple of biscuits to do some armchair gardening deciding what to grow, and where, next year.

Take care, and have a good weekend!

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...allotmenteer, armchair gardener, blogger and sofa flying book buff.
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22 Responses to This week

  1. I love the colour of your cosmos. Happy armchair gardening! x

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  2. Liz says:

    Compost – black gold.
    The magenta cosmos, are they the Sonata series?
    Happy tea, biscuits and armchair gardening.

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  3. gertieanne says:

    Happy armchair gardening from me too 🙂


  4. Jo says:

    I’ve been planting some bulbs too, it’s nice to have something to look forward to when spring arrives.


  5. CJ says:

    I wouldn’t be surprised if the cosmos hang on a while longer, I’ve had them flowering well into November. My huge dahlia is still doing well, but the rain will make it very heavy, so it might be curtains there. It’s always good to look forward to next season isn’t it. I hope you have a good weekend. CJ xx


  6. menhir1 says:

    And so the year plods on. Do you have any winter beds and if so, what would you use them for? Xxx


  7. Daisy Debs says:

    I am just about to go out and pick a vase full of the best flowers left out in the garden before this storm comes in , so we can enjoy them indoors . Enjoy your armchair gardening ! 🙂 x


  8. nikkipolani says:

    Goodness, those bright cosmos just about broke your camera lens! Enjoy that heavy rain for me, will you?


  9. Jade says:

    I love squirels. But not sure if they dig out all that I planted.
    Thanks, and you too!


  10. It is definitely an indoor day today: enjoy planning next season xx

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  11. snowbird says:

    Squirrels do like bulbs! Glad you covered yours. That cosmos is such a sweet colour. Enjoy your armchair


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