This last week or so I have mostly been digging the new borders out and/or raking the autumn leaves. This is where Soggy Bottom had got to by Tuesday:
All progress since has been up the furthest end where I’ve been working around some existing cornus and a Viburnum I’m keeping. Please note mega massive blue wheelbarrow of doom. Given I’m petite I look particularly ridiculous wheeling it about but it’s ever so useful! The suppliers of my plants have informed me (when I rang them to chase, they couldn’t ring me oh no…. minor grrrs) that the order will have to come by courier which will cost extra. So I won’t have plants for another week or two which is extremely irritating.
None of this is particularly exciting so here’s some piccys:
Furry little Salvia sclarea (Clary Sage) plantlets in pots. Some will be planted in a new bed (not Soggy Bottom, the drier one) and the rest will either slot into existing borders or may form part of a Tudor border I’m nagging for. Fingers crossed!
The pond in November. Funny how the ash at the end is completely naked while the oak just behind it still has a few tons of leaves to drop.
And to finish things off, we can’t have an autumn picture post without an Acer: