Friday, 29 April 2011

Photos galore from a happy weekend

I was happy last weekend on my plots and so if you will indulge me, I should like very much to bombard you with photographs. This is my diary, I want, no I need to remember that there are times when I can feel good; full of vigour and a desire to work hard, my hands in the soil, the sun on  my back and the sweat slight persperation (I am a lady after all) running down my skin.

Okay thinking back it wasn't perfect as I did have a terrible panic attack on Sunday and couldn't talk to a soul. I had music blaring in my ears and it all ended in tears but, BUT, I am glad, oh so glad that I was there, that worked so hard and with my Love, we changed those previously terrifying areas into managable places, nice places, productive places ..... :)

Saturday

 The scary area on 14b that HAD to be tackled whether we were ready or not - luckily we were ready :) !!

Okay, the difference between boys and girls...
The boys have a good chat about everything, us girls, get on with it, hahaha. Whilst Andrew catch up on the gossip - we had the Gardener's Questiontime Radio show in Carrick last week. But I had work to do and currant plants to save from the weeds ;) I have no idea the number of trugs it took me - but my arms are feeling toned!

The plastic was breaking down so A. was taking the greenhouse apart - I thought this would be a good place to keep him, keep him out of mischief, ahaha

 A frog! yay, I love frogs. I have left lots of long grass by the compost bins for them to stay nestled in and stuffed lots of grass cuttings under the shed again - got to try and look after our allies in the gardening world.

 Left over carpet from Mamma G's house being put to good use covering over a weedy patch and also giving us a nice clear place to work and for Andrew to nap. Like our crossed forks? - that was an accident but hey - that could be part of our coat of arms - eh?? (I'm all Royal Wedding fevered today, hahaha)

Look at that - compared to the first photo - this is simply heavenly. The messy bit will be tackled soon, that's our pumpkin patch :)

Sunday

 Again, trying to look after my buggy friends..
 Concrentrating on the silly and fun details now - pretty-ing up the shed with flowers

 pretty :)

Green and blossoms and Maggie = happiness

8 comments:

  1. It's looking fabulous! I love you found the fence again. I have some similarly tall weeds that are on the list for the removal this weekend. I wonder if I might find any hidden surprises too? Actually, I'd be happy to find a frog. Only ever seen 2 here...I know they are here, they just seem to be shy!

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  2. Glad you had fun....the allotment looks great!

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  3. Ladies glow Carrie and I'm nor surprised after all that hard work.We have loads of frogs and toads and often newts too - I love to see them.

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  4. Thank you for sharing your life with me. Your pictures and comments made me smile something I love to do.

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  5. All looking good. Hope you are having fun this weekend too.

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  6. Looks fantastic, need to beautify my plot a bit this year, it's all very blokey and functional!

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  7. Everything looks great and you found a frog in the process.. What fun! he's a cuttie.

    About five years ago I had a toad visit my yard, he didn't hang around long to my disappointment, perhaps I didn't have enough going on in my garden to make him stay around..

    I would like to have a couple of frogs and toads come visit one day and stay awhile.
    Nice Job!

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