In spite of the dreary morning ( I did want to stay in bed) we had an enthusiastic turnout of 10 and completed some serious work. The bed of the front garden has almost been completely weeded now and forget-me-nots have been distributed. A few bulbs are still to go in. The pond was cleared of leaves and the filters cleaned out. This is a regular task this time of year as the leaves are still falling. The hard standing round the pond remains a problem with the grass continually growing in it. We hoe and collect the weeds, but we will get a sieve to improve our gravel retention. We planted more martagon lilies in the back of the entrance bed and finally we had a nice chat involving Welsh poetry, translation and English classical music.
The first February gardening session was devoted to preparing the beds and pruning. The second session followed up the work of the council removing laurels in the memorial garden in preparation for a new bed Read more…