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March 2010 - Posts

Digging, Politics, Old Gitter, Football and "..laaande..!"
Gardening: The digging season has begun, soon to be followed by the grass cutting and weed killing season. Variety is the spice of life. The painting season (for me anyway) has just finished - it took 4 months to complete the painting of a very long fence...

Posted: 28 March 2010 21:57 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

Garden Therapy and Dung
"The therapeutic benefits of gardening are well documented, there's nothing like strimming the strawberries, chain sawing the hedge and generally letting loose with power tools in the shrubbery to exercise the mind and invigorate the body. Plants...

Posted: 23 March 2010 21:23 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

Music, Mustard Sausage and Dean Owen
An evening of music accompanied by mustard sausage and mash (plus chocolate pudding) at Bogbain Farm on the southern outskirts of Inverness. A good musical evening. We now look forward to the Northern Roots Festival in June where one of the guest musicians...

Posted: 21 March 2010 00:14 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

Posting by 'Grumpy'
Yes, here's a grumpy post! (And if you came to this via Matthew Appleby's blog - he's in the posting below this one!) For anyone interested in the Ultimate in Recycling Article that hit the Journal the other week, it is here Yes, you, too...

Posted: 16 March 2010 19:58 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

The Ultimate in Recycling
The latest Rural Rambling article (5/3/10 Ross-shire Journal ) can be found here: The Ultimate in Recycling Spring is just about here. I am off to buy a lawn mower. Update: Bought a lawn mower. I then went to the garage for petrol, the new machine sitting...

Posted: 12 March 2010 14:43 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

An Interesting week - maybe not that interesting, but interesting all the same
A conversation with a builder about how to quote for gardening work when you're dealing with large businesses who prefer to receive quotes rather than specific costings (I'll stick to my usual method, thank you very much). A fall into a very cold...

Posted: 06 March 2010 23:49 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]

A cold dip in the pond
I was clearing the pond of pondweed - balancing on my home made wooden pontoon (see previous posting) when I fell in! Mighty cold, I can tell you. It was minus something or other in the garden, let alone semi-submerged in the water. Luckily the ice was...

Posted: 03 March 2010 20:41 by A Gardening Man's musings on life, gardening, music and incidental things [Edit]