We’ve had rain and some hot days, and now it’s set fair to be a balmy few days. Mid 20s and the odd shower. I’m glad because this autumn is programme to be some hard work.
Looking ahead, I have the following on my agenda:
- a thorough programme to set the lawns on course for this time next year when the second family wedding is planned to take place here, assuming Rona Virus and her hordes have on;
- a new shed and a complete reorganisation of the ‘behind the shed’ arrangements. Every garden has a ‘behind the shed’ area even if it doesn’t have a shed and mine is no exception;
- a complete strip of the vegetable and sunflower beds: the former will be meadow grassed having first been sculpted and the latter made ready to be an explosion of late summer colour (fingers and toes firmly crossed);
- a second complete strip and replanting of roses, clematis and other small shrubs, preparatory to the laying of pipes and power for my long term water capture project and short term paving creation that will enhance the wedding areas and make ready for some further frames for a sheltered section covered in climbers;
- and, of course there is the autumn clear out of the summer borders etc, ready for next year.
Meanwhile there is still a fair bit of colour about and the lawn has benefitted from the rains even if I remain determined, post wedding to see the back of my bete noir, the top lawn.
Here’s a gallery from the last couple of weeks…
Oh and Dog? Oh alright…