Some of the flock come to see waht I am doing
Zola's a bit scruffy - she's been laying like the clappers and I think she is going broody
Here come the stragglers
It's nice to see the pond plants coming into bloom and the iries and other plants coming through the gravel around it. It's a nature pond now, and we have lots of newts, frogs, frog spawn and insects
An early clematis I treated myself too for Mothers Day. I am surprised it has flowered so soon
My little old tortoise, bought from a table top sale outside an old cottage by the church - on my walk
The hanging basket has been non stop flowering for ages, and at last the Alliums are beginning to open.
Delphiniums are shooting up too - wish we had some rain though - we really need it
Poppy and Daisy
Bluebells - survived the harsh winter and dry spring
Oops these need dead heading
Heading off to the woodland garden to search for worms
I bought myself a walk in greenhouse a few weeks ago, and finally managed to erect it yesterday
I am thrilled to bits with it - it is strong and roomy - and will be full over the summer
This area was one of those which seemed to 'collect' things - like sacks of sand, pots - we all have an area like that don't we. Well not any more, I pruned the roses and clematis at the back of the trellis. Mr Lottie cleared the ivy and we both shifted all the sand and 'rubbish'
It was worth all the effort.
Lloyd - it's 140cm x140cm x 200cm high
The tape was not needed, but I used it as I had done so in another little greenhouse, and it has lasted for a number of years now left out in the winter!
Dwarf french beans
Victorian climbing peas
The raised bed has been sown with seeds - hence the netting to keep the birds off.