End of Year Review : 2013 Pt.2

End of Year Review : 2013 Part.2

A follow on my my last post..

July to December. 

July, the height of summer, lovely hot days and steamy nights, due to my penchant for tubs and hanging baskets, watering in hot weather was taking an average of 2 hours a night, I was trying to water every other day, but due to the awful quality of many of the bags of Compost I had bought, where the contents were mostly chipped bark, the compost was very open and difficult to keep moist. I purchased a better quality hosepipe and watering attachments which helped with the task.

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Musings on a visit to Barnsdale Gardens. 2013

The Home and Workplace of the late Geoff Hamilton.

Many of us of a ‘certain age’ may remember when Geoff Hamilton presented Gardeners World on the BBC, which to date, is still the BBC’s flagship Gardening Program. Geoff presented the show from his own gardens, called Barnsdale which is located in Britain’s smallest county of Rutland.

A Bronze Memorial of Geoff Hamilton created by his Son Chris.
A Bronze Memorial of Geoff Hamilton created by his Son Chris.

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