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By pip_c


Gardening still in full swing. Right now I’m waiting for the WIND to stop so I can do some weed spraying, then I’ll refill this garden bed I’m making at Granny’s with soil.

Arrgh! Soil! It’s taking over the yard! This morning we ordered 4 cubic metres of soil and it arrived within the hour (amazingly). SO now It’s covering half the driveway and I can’t wait to see Dad’s face when he sees it tonight… oh, no, I think Mum and I are going to be in trouble!!!

Any Ideas what to plant in Granny’s garden bed guys? It’s pretty much in full shade and (typically of early spring – see blog 14/8/2009) the weather is freezing!

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sounds like you have been busy, would be better to get some pics up so people have an idea on size of beds pip, just a thought, good luck with it all, hope your dad likes it, and granny to

3 Sep, 2009


Hello Pip ~
If you need more advice about your shade planting, maybe put a question on GoY, which might get you answers quickly.

In Britain we have very strong winds, so we know what you mean about windy days !

Good luck with your garden project :o)

3 Sep, 2009


Yes VERY windy here too Pip. Good luck with all that earth moving, don't suppose Dad will mind as long as he hasn't got to move it! Good luck with the project, please can we see some pics, before and after.

3 Sep, 2009


I hope it warms up a bit for you soon. Being cold is so miserable.

Hostas like it shadey - that's just a suggestion.

3 Sep, 2009


Agree its very windy here in the UK.

3 Sep, 2009

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