Sunday, 22 June 2014

Sundays are for pottering in the garden

Yesterday I decided to teak oil my old table and chairs, last year I never bothered so it was looking  a bit shabby. After a good scrub then a coat of oil I was just getting into it and enjoying some quiet time when I ran out! So I had to wait until this morning to go and get another bottle.
 
I had a productive afternoon finishing the chairs and pruning and pottering in lovely warm sunshine. My under gardener helped me take things out of the rubbish bags whilst my back was turned, butter wouldn't melt! He is great company and just sits in the shade close by watching me most of the time when he isn't pinching my prunnings! Spaniels are very sociable dogs and like being with their owners as much as possible and now that he's stopped eating all my plants I can enjoy gardening again!
 
  
through the gate to the gravel garden
Moss my under gardener

veg garden
alliums about to flower
new alpine plant
 After scrubbing my hands clean I even managed to do a few granny squares in the old chair near the back door, tiny squares for a baby blanket. And I plan to sit there on Monday night with a chilled glass of wine. I hope you're weekend was full of sunshine and gardening.
 
new granny square blanket
broad beans ready for picking
home made hanging basket
table & chairs looking brighter and clean!
courgettes are growing
hanging basket

3 comments:

Amy at love made my home said...

Everything in your garden looks great, furniture, plants and veggies!! And of course the under gardener!! Love the colours of your crochet! xx

Joanne Wilson said...

Oh yes, Sundays are definitely made for gardening,especially with this lovely weather we are having. Your under gardener looks very sweet!

Wainwright and Wright.Co said...

What a pretty garden you have. When it comes to jobs like teak oiling garden furniture, it looks so good after I often think "why didn't I do that earlier?"
Caz