Thursday, 24 September 2015

Garden Review in pictures...

The garden so far this year, in pictures....


Fruit & Vegetables....

strawberries in June....



first of the aubergines....

first of the cucumbers... 

green marrow putting on bulk,,,,

and yellow marrows.....

tomatoes and cucumbers in the greenhouse....

two varieties, a plum and a Marmande....

bumper crop of apples - the big container is 80 litres in volume....

last of the aubergines and sweet peppers from the small greenhouse....

carrots - planted in the containers after the early potatoes

onions from sets drying in the greenhouse....

onions from seed still growing - much bigger than from the sets

one of only two pumpkins to set this year - disappointing

Stone Circles in the Long Lawn

scribing a circle in the grass....

turf removed with a spade.....
weed membrane underneath bed of sharp sand.....

laying the stones.....

the two circles, finished & pressure-washed....


Artificial Grass for the Winter Garden Areas

after clearing of the stones.....

14 bags of sharp sand, raked and levelled....

artificial grass laid and trimmed....

Refurbished Cast Iron & Hardwood Benches

as bought for £25 the lot, rotten and filthy....

two frame pairs after painting...

new slats; cut, drilled and oiled....

one of the finished seats, on another area laid with artificial grass....


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