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Friday, March 9

Gardening

It's been a while since I've shown you anything in the garden, it's actually been a while since I've even done any gardening.  Between the weather being too hot, the rain, everyday life and recent family emergencies I just have not been bothered.  Instead of the sewing I needed to do yesterday I thought I would get outside in the fresh air and the sunshine and get in my garden.

I weeded and mulched a small garden we have just near the back of the house.  I love this garden, the plants we chose always do so well there and it's one of the few gardens I've had to replace plants in too.

And the seedlings I bought last week have finally made their way to the vegetable patch and pot, hopefully they spring up a little bit.
But there is still lots to get done, like mow through this jungle we have and lots more weeding.  How is your garden growing at the moment?

Have a lovely weekend

8 comments:

  1. Hello Catherine
    Gardening is always therapeutic for me - hope it was for you too.
    My garden is sorely in need of some love - but its swampy and boggy and not very inviting.
    Our first sunflower bloomed today though - so that was exciting
    Hope your weekend is lovely

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  2. Our grass looks a lot like yours and my vegie patch is suffering a little after the wierd weather and i just haven't been getting out there to be honest!
    i love those shady, tropical type plants and their colours...looks like you did a great tidy up job!

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  3. Love the last shot, it really shows the awesomeness of your yard. A few weeks back I could see some tall bits of grass out the toilet window - now that's a BIG worry!!

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  4. Hasn't all this weather made our gardens out of control? we just keep weeding and mowing to no end and it still looks like a prairie. I have been rewarding myself with a few plants for all the hard work. melx

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  5. Time spent in the Garden is time well spent on the soul. Autumn's arrived in our garden, first yellow crocus,ripe apples and cold nights...........

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  6. Fresh air, sunshine and gardening... so very good for the soul.

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  7. ahh, my poor garden. the west coast heat wave has meant that no plants could survive without 100% attention, wish i had the time. have just laid the veggie patch to rest for a while with fresh compost and manure.
    am getting some pots done up in the meantime. planted a passionfruit and a few pots of mint yesterday. we love green in our world.
    your seedlings look very promising, x ashley

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  8. I like being able to potter in the garden too and have lots of plans for things I want to plant here at the moment. However, it's just been so very hot in Perth that it's too hot to spend too long outdoors and if I pruned or planted anything new, they would just shrivel. I'm eager to plant some flowers and seeds I have but am hanging out for the weather to start cooling off a bit before I do.

    Your garden above looks very healthy. The plants in your blue pots must really love that shady spot.

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