15 January 2019

15th January.

1. See to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the outdoor run as they seems uneasy about something in the garden.
2. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
3. See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round.
4. Pruning - Pruned the last climbing rose on the west wall.
5. Break for tea.
6. Forking - Made a start on forking over the east shrub border.

7. Break for lunch.
8. Did some more forking, edging and tidying on the east shrub border.
9. Packing up.
10. Seeing to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.

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14 January 2019

!4th January. (Tidying the East Shrub Border).

1. See to the dogs – Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden.
2. See to the sheep – Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
3. See to the greenhouses – Checked and watered round.
4. Clearing rubbish – Picked up some rubbished left over from the rose garden work last week. Took it to the woods.
5. Break for tea.
6. Tidying – Made a start on tidying the East Shrub Border. Cut down last years plant growth. Rake the rubbish off the border.
The East Shrub Border
7. Break for lunch.
8. Pruning – Pruned the apple trees growing in the East Shrub Border.
9. Packing up – Cleaned and put away the tools.
10. Seeing to the dogs – Fed and put away.

12 January 2019

Repairs to the garden wall.

This past week Bert and Pete have been doing some pointing work to the wall of the walled garden.

It must be quite a job having to work around the plants that are trained against the wall.

11 January 2019

11th January (Even Small Ones).

1. See to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden.
2. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
3. Forking- Continued to fork over the rose garden beds.
4. Break for tea.
5. Planting - Planted two small Christmas trees in the wall outside Stable Arches. Not something I would have done but the boss asked for it to be done. Be careful when planting trees around the house, even small ones. I also weeded the rest of the wall while I was there.

6. Forking - Finished forking over the rose beds in the rose garden. I didn’t do the one around the conservatory as they are talking of doing some work on it so there is no point if they are going to be walking all over the border.
7. Break for lunch.
8. See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round.
9. Harrow the gravel - Harrowed the gravel on the north front. Went over it three times as I haven’t harrowed it for a few months.
10. Packing up.
11. See to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.

10 January 2019

10th January (Continued Forking The Rose Beds).

1. See to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden but had to return after feeding the sheep as one of them was barking and clear on edge about something so I returned them to the outdoor run just to be on the safe side.
2. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
3. See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round. Discovered the conservatory door open, not sure if the boss left it open or what.
4. Finished edging the grass around the rose beds.
5. Break for tea.
6. Continued forking the rose beds.



7. Break for lunch.
8. Continued forking the rose beds.
9. Packing up.
10. See to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.
11. See to the bins - Put away the bins and tubs.


9 January 2019

9th January (Forking rose Border’s).

1. See to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden.
2. Take away the Christmas tree from the barn to the burn pile.
3. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep. Checked the water trough.
4. See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round.
5. Tidying - Finished off pruning the roses in the rose garden.
6. Break for tea.
7. Forking - Made a start on forking over the rose beds in the rose garden.
8. Break for lunch.
9. Continued to fork over the rose beds.


10. Packing up - Cleaned and put away the tools.
11. See to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.
12. See to the bins - Put our the blue bins and tubs for collection tomorrow.

8 January 2019

8th January (Removed the tree from the hall).

1. See to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden.
2. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
3. See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round. Potted on plant.
4. Pruning - Did some rose pruning in the Rose Garden.



5. Break for tea.
6. Seeing to the logs - Filled the log box and coal buckets in the hall.
7. Removed the Christmas tree from the hall.
8. Break for lunch.
9. Clearing leaves - Cleared and carted away the leaves from the rose garden.
10. Packing up.
11. Seeing to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.

7 January 2019

7th January (Back To Work).

1. Seeing to the dogs - Fed and watered. Cleaned the kennels. Left in the garden.
2. See to the sheep - Took across some hay. Checked and counted the sheep.
See to the greenhouses - Checked and watered round.
3. Chatting to Bert and Pete about some work to be done in the gardens.
4. Break for tea
5. Estate work - Removed all the Christmas things from the church.


6. Break for lunch.
7. Pruning - Pruned some roses in the rose garden as I need to get on the beds to tidy them.
8. Servicing - Oiled the cutting deck from the tractor.
9. Repotting - Potted on some Echiums.
10. Packing up - Cleaned and put away the tools.
11. Seeing to the dogs - Fed and put away the dogs.

24 December 2018

Tess wants to open her presents.

Tess has been on all day wanting to open her presents. She even knows which are hers some how, must be because they have ‘Tess’ written on them.