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Affy bonny gairden, Tris. Mine is just as full of growth but much of it is organisms unknown to man.Also a very nice final picture of Munguin's garden.
Thanks Barney. Maybe we should have an expedition to the bottom of your garden. We might find some extinct species holding on...:)
...Oh yes... Munguin goes out there of a morning and sings about the hills being alive....
Tris, any expedition would require the bravest of the brave. There are things in there that would chill the blood even more than a reference from Alasdair Carmichael.You're right about the extinct species. In the darkest depths of the rankest parts I have heard what sounds like the garbled gibbering of a Laboris Caledonicus Fraudulentis. If not already extinct, this beast is certainly critically endangered, and not before time.
LOL... Is it's cry "SNP Bad"? or just "IrnBru".Whatever, probably best to have it put out of its misery, and if you can;t get a vet to do it, get in touch with pone of the royals; they like killing things.
"one" of the royals...even
I had a nice garden, four Jack Russells ago...
You can't have everything....
conanUmm ! dog shite Tazzy is just the same..........mindevery time i pick it up it reminds me of you...Courtesy of Oscar Wilde !
Your charm never diminishes, eh, Niko...
Been in my garden, or with it's own watering hole for the wildlife. Drainage is a major issue........As for the wildlife, we get the occasional Buckie-swilling git from time to time. Where's David Attenborough when you need him?
Maybe you should take up big game hunting... A Buckie-swilling git might be good roasted?
Wouldn't need marinaded.
Doubly good... BBQ at yours then Anon!
Excellent photo's !
Thanks Gerry! :)
Beautiful garden you have there Tris.
Thanks Jim. :)
Beautiful garden, Tris, your Mum has been busy. Can you ask her to come and sort my garden out - it's a jungle out there - usual terms? I've been invaded by wild rhubarb so had to take my machete out of retirement. Your last picture looks like the "main" road up here!
Hey John... That's all my own work. My mum had nothing to do with it, but she says she wouldn't mind coming and sorting out your rhubarb... on the usual terms...Aye, they spend far too much money on motorways on the islands. Piece of nonsense if you ask me!
PS... Can you send some rhubarb... Munguin's partial to Rhubarb and Ginger jam with his Dry Martinis!
Meant to add that this calmed me down after the blood-boiling caused by the DWP article!
It does that to me too John... Strangely, when I get stuck into designing or actually making a garden, I really do forget about other stuff. Even possibly how evil IDS is, although I'd have to admit that that never really leaves me completely.
Yip lovely garden. Any chance if I send you pictures you can remotely advise on what I could do with my barren, featureless, moss-garden avec weeds and a raised bed where the seeds have shown no sign of any life!
Tha nsk PP... I have to say that I'm absolutely no expert, but I'd happily have a look and see if anything immediately springs to mind... Just email them. :)
Well Tris I have a completely blank canvas if you have the time and inclination. Going to pop in my two climbing Hydrangeas so that they grow up in front of the kitchen window and I have my Mahonia to put into a corner, after that well not a lot. It is a big garden if you require photo's they can be supplied, you can manage Panda Paws bit of garden bother with one hand tied behind your back, mine may take longer.
Unfortunately for you Helena, my garden would keep the whole of the Beechgrove team occupied for days if not weeks. It's rather large if very barren. It might take Tris a wee while to get back to you :-)
LOL... I think I should start a business here... except Munguin would want his cut of the profits... (95%)...
ps. Stunning pictures of a garden which deserves much praise. Why are you not on the Beechgrove?
I'm not really that good, Helena. I have an eye for a pretty mixture, but I'm not that brilliant at making things grow. My next door neighbour is much better at that than I am. But thanks very much for the nice words.
As the occupant of first floor flat, you make me jealous! I have window ledges, you have the Serengeti Great stuff.
Hi Douglas..I'm actually on the forth floor of Munguin Towers, but the other people who live here aren't interested in the garden... and when I started it (2008) it was just two lawns and a bit of paving up the middle and across the top. I really started planting a couple of pots to take the bareness off it, and it kind of grew, bit by bit. My neighbours haven't always been particularly supportive, ("It's a piece of nonsense. If that lad takes any more of the lawn away, I'm going to say something to him", I overheard one day). although I'm told by an estate agent that I've added as much as £5,000 to the value of each of their flats... Now of course that it is a bit more mature, they seem to like to sit in it, and I understand that one of them brags to his friends that it is HIS garden...People are odd. Munguins are better!