27 March 2012

More Border Work.

MY PICTURE FOR TODAY
The new lambs

MY WORK BOOK
See to the sheep
  08:30-08:45 
(Field) 
Checked and counted the sheep.

Remove the fleece
  08:45-08:50 
(West Wall)
Remove the fleece from the Peach tree.

See to the greenhouses
  08:50-09:55 
Checked and watered round.
Tied up some Chrysanths.
Moved some plants from the hot house to the conservatory.
Set up the watering tray in order to water the seedlings from below rather than risk them getting burnt off from having wet leaves.

Pick up rubbish
  09:55-10:30 
(North Front) 
I had to leave some weeds that I pulled from the rose beds yesterday, so went with the wheel barrow to pick them up.
Also took a plant to the dowager house yard on my way.

Break time
10:30-10:50 
(Home)

Edging
  10:50-12:45 
Edged all the grass edges to the inner beds in the walled garden and Front Garden.

Lunch time
12:45-13:30 
(Home)

Forking
  13:30-15:15 
(Memorial Gardens) 
After sucking up any leaves with the Billy Goat I top dress the rose beds with rose fertiliser and forked over taking out any weeds along the way.
The 'Billy Goat' a hose attaches to the front which allows you to suck up leaves from borders.

Tidying up
  15:15-16:15 
(Lily Pond) 
Took out any weeds and dead stalks and top dressed with pelleted chicken manure.

Feed the apricot
  16:15-16:25 
top dressed chicken manure pellets.

Watering
  16:25-16:35 
(South Front) 
Watered the plants in the round wall border.

Clean and put away the tools
  16:35-16:45 
(Potting shed) 
Clean, oil and put away any tools used today, also tidy the potting shed.

See to the greenhouses
  16:45-16:55 
Check round and close the air vents.

Cover the Peach tree
  16:55-17:00 
(West Wall)
Cover the Peach tree to guard against any frost damage to the flowers.

7 comments:

Beth said...

I enjoyed the photos Rob. You are really doing a good job for your employer.

Gail said...

Love that rock garden.

Louellen Lawson said...

Love the sheep Rob.

Kimmie said...

lovely spots you find yourself in...thank you for sharing them with us!!!

Doc said...

Great photo's Rob. Glad I only have a few dotty old hens to check on, sheep can be a worry.

Matron said...

Are those some sort of Hebridean sheep?

Wyatt said...

Love that lamb picture, Thanks!

Wyatt's Mom