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Post by Chilli-head on 1st December 2019, 8:49 am

The quietest month of the year, in the garden at least ? Anyone doing much ? The gardening magazines usually say browse seed lists and sharpen your secateurs - which reminds me I need to do both of those.
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Post by freebird on 2nd December 2019, 10:44 pm

Well now, a spell of dry sunny, if cold, weather enticed me outdoors and I finally moved the rose bush that was occupying what is to be my asparagus bed. Also had to find homes for many cyclamen plants that grew around it. We have more dry days forecast, so will get that plot covered in composted manure, ready for planting crowns in the spring.

Oh, and I have ordered three apple trees - 2 step-overs and a super column as I haven't room for full size trees. They will come bare rooted, so will need to be planted as soon as they arrive.
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Post by freebird on 6th December 2019, 11:17 am

Apple trees planted.
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