MY PICTURE FOR TODAY
Tess playing stickie
WATER, HOT & COLD
There has been 0mm of rain
in the past 24 hours,
12C is the max
2C was the coldest point.
Max for March is 17C
the min is 0C,
there has been 22mm of rain so far this month.
Robs Work Book Hall Gardens
19 March 2012
08:30 - 08:40 Checking today schedule -- Home
Went through today jobs to make sure were everything fitted in and what has to be done.
08:40 - 09:00 See to the sheep -- Field
Checked and counted the sheep. Took across some hay.
Put out some minerals.
08:50 - 09:20 See to the greenhouses
Checked and watered round.
Moved a plant from the cool house to the conservatory.
09:00 - 09:05 Remove the fleece -- West Wall
Remove the fleece from the Peach tree.
09:20 - 10:20 Cut back Franks Honeysuckle -- Front Passage
I was asked a while ago to remove the Honeysuckle from Franks wall and
as I was reminded again today I thought I had better strike while the iron is
10:20 - 10:30 Watering -- Dowager House
Watered window boxes and pots.
10:30 - 10:50 Break time -- Home
10:50 - 11:50 Edging -- Public Gardens
Clipped all the lawn edges in the courtyard and North Front.
11:50 - 12:45 Pruning -- North Front
Pruned all the roses
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch time -- Home
13:30 - 16:35 Tidy the rock garden -- North Front
Finished pruning the shrubs in the back border.
Pruned the roses and other shrubs in the rock garden.
Raked up any leaves and other rubbish lying around on the path or borders.
16:35 - 16:45 Clean and put away the tools -- Potting shed
Clean, oil and put away any tools used today, also tidy the potting shed.
16:45 - 16:55 See to the greenhouses
Check round and close the air vents.
16:55 - 17:00 Cover the Peach tree -- West Wall
Cover the Peach tree to guard against any frost damage to the flowers.