Forum home The potting shed

70 days until.......

British Summer Time begins, the nights are starting to get a bit lighter already but can't wait until 30th March.


  • DaisydayDaisyday Posts: 373

    I'm with you there Tracy. I once wrote a "bucket" list of things to do in January to cheer myself up. Going around my garden was high on my list. Even though light levels are low I think it's important to get as much fresh air and daylight as possible. Gardening is my anti-depressant and tranquilizer and I do suffer withdrawal symptoms in the winter. Bring on the light!     image

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800
    You're name is well chosen then daydaisy! I try and walk my dogs 3 miles a day too, can't beat fresh air.

    I have been pottering about today in the garden, tidying out my GH ready to take it down and put my new one up and I feel so much better. Just seeing some plants popping up cheers me up, especially new ones.
  • Hi

    I had two hours yesterday in the garden deadheading violas and polyanthus. Have not been out at all today.. Very windy and side ways rainimage

  • allium2allium2 Posts: 413


    Thankfully managed to get out in the garden today and plant my new roses, weed the borders and tidy up a bit.  I'm with you Tracey5 and am looking forward to more daylight hours to spend in the garden. image

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800
    New there's as idea. I have read a couple of comments today re roses so presume now is the time to buy/plant them. I want some for the front garden and was discussing that last summer so OH can't moan that it is an impulse decision (again) LOL!

    I'm looking forward into evenings in the garden instead of watching endless drivel on TV!!!
  • BlubellBlubell Posts: 72

    Been out today to dead head primroses, trim a few conifer branches sent wayward by the wind and pick up cat poo left by visiting cat grrrrr. Need to replace battery in cat deterrent.  Had a lovely chat with as couple of dogs walkers who stopped to comment on the garden. Friendliness makes the world a nicer place .

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800
    It certainly does Bluebell, we often chat to fellow dog walkers when out....a smile costs nothing (but I can't out them on here!!!)
Sign In or Register to comment.