Saturday, 11 August 2012

Silent Sunday


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  1. That will take a bit of mowing, but I'm sure it will transform into a lovely garden!! xxx

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    1. Could not believe it when I saw it,ifI turned you round there is even more of a jungle. That is a fifth of what it is.
      In its day , my Granny had it stunning. I want to bring it back so she can see it again!

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  2. Back garden jungle! It's going to be fun uncovering all that :)

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    1. It is a secret garden, the greenhouse is totally covered and shed at bottom we cant see yet!

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  4. Is there someone at the end of the garden or am I imagining it?

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    1. That is the house, its another project like the garden.

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    2. Yes sorry there is somebody!

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  5. Wow is that really your garden? That will be some project but a labour of love!

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    1. Its major, but on the house at the moment,making it lovely for my Granny to live back in. Then hopefully she will have a garden to wander, she planted every tree and lost shrubs.

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    1. That redhead is my gorgeous Auntie who has run herself ragged this week in the house helping us to make it liveable in 18 days time.

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    1. I had dens in that garden as a child but it was cultured with lawns and borders

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  8. I bet your children will love exploring that wilderness

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    1. Well they took one look and bolted, I have been eaten alive by bugs lying in wait.

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    1. I do feel like its a bit David Attenborough territory

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  10. That is going to take a bit of work but will be lovely to do.

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    1. We have a lovely guy in breaking the back of the elderflowers and brambles,

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  11. That's going to be hard work (but I know you know that) Jo, but it will be worth doing. Good luck with it. Looking forward to following your progress.

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    1. Thanks Erica I will be writing about this and house lots I expect, just to keep in touch with everything here.

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  12. A really wild garden. Will take a while to cut back. How are you going to get rid of all the garden waste?

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    1. Have a tip that takes garden waste, well all types of waste, car loads each day all day at the moment, lovely builder has lent us his van while he is there so we fill it and go!

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    2. That's good. Our council charge us to recycle our garden waste, believe it or not. Glad you have a vehicle to take it all to the tip and not your own!

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  13. It's going to be beautiful. I kind of think it is already :)

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    1. Oh good you too, its stunning in its wild state, I am adding a post tomorrow with more pics.

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  14. A secret garden, looks cool but such hard work. Will all be worth it x

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  15. A worthwhile task - sure it will be looking stunning in no time x

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  16. It has a very mysterious feel about it, making you want to explore what's at the end. Great picture.

    Herding Cats

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  17. Wow, that's a lot of work. Mind you it always looks more during a wet summer - all that lushness!

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    1. I know nature has looked after the plants this year,it could have been a desert!

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  18. Look forward to seeing the 'after' photo. It's going to be such a rewarding project x

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    1. It will do,I am taking pictures of all the rooms.

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  19. wow that shall take a while to clear, but it does make a very good picture - like a cool secret garden :)

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    1. I called it the Secret Garden as soon as I saw it,mu Uncle said its like Jurassic park

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  20. Looks like a great place to have an adventure!

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  21. Ooh, that looks exciting. I bet it will look amazing!

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  22. Ooooo bit of a wilderness! Good luck!

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    1. Thank you, it certainly is wild and beautiful

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  23. Hope you have a machete! Looks like there will be loads of space when its done though and it will be fab when its done

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    1. No machete, chain saw is being used. It will be fab.

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  24. That's a great picture a proper garden for all the wildlife, wish it was mine.

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    1. Yes it is superb for wildlife, I am hoping to maybe have chickens as well, enough room!

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  25. You've got your work cute out there Jo...you're a brave woman. I am the worlds most rubbish gardener so this puts so much fear in me. Good luck with it...take care to watch for randy frogs!

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    1. Hehe I am not brave and yes I will look out for the frogsporn!!

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  26. Looks better than my garden lol

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    1. Oh dear, I need to come and help you next then!!

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  27. What does it look like now? Update photo? I planted some Cyclamen yesterday - hubby got about 15 from the market! Nice anywhere in a garden.

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