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    Bal
    , 29-05-2014 at 03:34 PM
    Well it's a very slow process. I had hoped the beds would be finished by now, but unfortunately my brickie who is lovely (OH's nephew) is very slow so at the moment only have the internal walls of 2 beds completed. This week rain has stopped play. In more ways than one!
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    I Have started to fill one bed, but it's hard work, and I need to salvage soil from other parts ...
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  4. Butterfly beds2

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    Bal
    , 20-05-2014 at 10:46 PM
    Well two of the beds now have complete internal walls. Will try to fill one of them with soil over next 3 days, need somewhere to plant out all my potted plants. The morning glory is flowering in its little 3" pots, looking a bit sorry for itself. The sweet peas are beginning to get tangled up.
    The coriander was looking very sad, but is coming on now. 6 of 50 freesias have popped their heads out of the soil, am eagerly awaiting the rest.
    Hanging baskets look a bit sad the petunias ...
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  5. Butterfly beds

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    Bal
    , 15-05-2014 at 10:43 PM
    This entry will end up being quite long so as to bring everything up to date.
    We moved into our lovely new home in November 2012. Loads of lovely big space to design the perfect garden in. Having said that, it is actually quite daunting to design a garden on a blank canvass when you are a rank amateur.
    It was a shock however to discover 90% of the garden is concrete, with just some mounds of lawn. So raised beds is the only answer.

    Instead of normal rectangular ones, ...

    Updated 20-05-2014 at 10:29 PM by Bal

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