Thursday, 12 July 2012

Progress?

Remember this post?  When we were planning our posh new courtyard garden?  Well - since then it's all been going on!  We've taken delivery of the aurora sun circle, put in the retaining struts, taken up two thirds of the lawn and... and..... well - that's it really!

Aurora sun circle jigsaw pieces proudly modelled by the wonderful Cassie.
"These are mine.  I'm sitting on them , ergo they are mine"
Cos it's not stopped ruddy well raining ever since!!  PAH!!

I'm getting quite used to the black polythene cover though.  We've applied to the RHS for a slot at Chelsea next year as we feel that it has a certain 'industrial charm' about it.

(Incidentally - thank goodness for friends bearing donations of black polythene for without it I'm sure that we would have lost the dog by now in a sea of mud.)

Ah well - if it doesn't stop raining we could always turn it into a paddling pool I guess.  One must always look on the bright side after all! 



Pool is filling up nicely then!

8 comments:

  1. Here in our New Zealand winter I read that we had the driest June since records began in 1971. Our neighbour has just watered his veggie garden. The world climate has gone mad.

    It is much colder earlier here I am sure - getting through firewood very quickly.

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    1. it has indeed Susan - we had torrential - and I mean monsoon-like rain here in the West Midlands yesterday complete with hailstones!! Madness!

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  2. A perfect excuse to enlist one of those ghastly TV gardening makeover programmes. They'd have it all done in 2 hours (and make a half-hour documentary about it too).

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    1. As awful as they are - I positively dream about coming home to find that they have miraculously moved in, got the job done and buggered off again!!

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  3. I know- mud wrestling as a hen night hee hee

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    1. Oh Kath that's made me laugh out loud!! Perfect - Don't think I could face looking at a sea of black plastic for another 14 months tho!

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    2. oh I think you could have practice sessions at the weekends and sell tickets. Probably pay for your wedding that way LOL

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  4. No rain here and everything that was once green is now brown. It is never perfect anywhere.

    Hope the sun will shine for you soon and you can get on with your plans.

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