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BUSY IN THE GARDEN - SIX ON SATURDAY

1. Astrantia Major There are very few flowers still hanging on in the garden.  This astrantia was a self sown seedling I moved in the summer which I think then delayed it flowering until now.

I thought it would make a pretty start to this weeks Six on Saturday - that's six things whether they are a plant, a job, a creature or anything else happening in the garden this week.  Six on Saturday is kindly hosted by The Propagator.


2.  Jobs to be done Regular readers of this blog know that I've been trying to clear out the ivy and other undergrowth from this small area of woodland.  We laid a bark path through here about seven years ago.  The bark came in plastic bags and we used them as underlay under the bark.  By now though, the bark has mostly composted down and the plastic bags have gone curly round the edges and peak out.  It was time for a revamp.

We lifted and saved the bark and put down some proper underlay which being dark hopefully won't show as much.  Some new bark …

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