Saturday, 6 March 2010

Work Book (Week 9).

----- 01 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
08:30-08:50
1) Took across some hay.
2) Checked and counted the sheep.
3) Put out some minerals.
See to the greenhouses
08:50-09:30
Checked and watered round.
Put the logs in to store
09:30-10:30 (Summer House)
Put the logs from the cherry trees in to the summer house log store.

Break for tea
10:30-10:50
Trim Ivy
11:00-11:30 (Office Steps)
Trim any on office steps and border.

Prune roses
11:30-12:45 (By The Iron Gates)
Break for lunch
12:45-13:30
Pruning
13:30-15:45 (Barn Wall Border)
Pruned and tied in some of the shrubs growing in the barn wall border. The Pyracantha taking up most of the time as it had become over grown and out of control so I rewired the wall and tied in some of the branches.

Prune any Fuchsias
15:45-16:45 (Japanese Garden)
See to the greenhouses
16:45-16:45
Check the seedlings and set the mouse trap etc.

Clean and put away the tools
16:50-16:55
Make a todo list for next week
16:55-17:00


----- 02 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
08:30-08:50
1) Took across some hay.
2) Checked and counted the sheep.
3) Put out some minerals.
Clearing snow
08:50-09:00 (Office Steps)
There was more snow last night so swept off what there was on the steps to the office.

See to the greenhouses
09:00-09:30
Checked and watered round.

Potting up
09:30-10:30 (Potting Shed)
Potting up some more Dahlia tubers.

Break for tea
10:30-10:50
Prune fuchsia
10:50-12:45
Fuel tank passage and pumpend trough.

Break for lunch
12:45-13:30
Prune the roses
13:30-14:15 (Courtyard)
Trim the ivy on the walls
14:15-16:45 (Courtyard)
See to the greenhouses
16:45-16:45
Check the seedlings and set the mouse trap etc.

Clean and put away the tools
16:50-16:55 (Potting Shed)
Make a todo list for next week
16:55-17:00

----- 03 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
08:30-08:50
Checked and counted the sheep.
Seeing to the greenhouses
08:50-09:30
1) Checked and watered round.
2) Repotted a fiscus.
See to the logs
09:30-10:30
There was a load of logs delivered this morning which needed to be thrown down the cellar. One of the ply wood covers broke in half as I lifted it to gain access.
Break for tea
10:30-10:50
Dig over the Dahlia beds
11:00-12:45 (Memorial Gardens)
Break for lunch
12:45-13:30
Dig over the memorial Dahlia bed
13:30-14:45 (Memorial Gardens)
Forking
14:45-16:45 (East Shrub Border)
See to the greenhouses
16:45-16:50
Check the seedlings and set the mouse trap etc.

Clean and put away the tools
16:50-16:55 (Potting Shed)
Make a todo list for next week
16:55-17:00

----- 04 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
08:30-08:50
1) Took across some hay.
2) Checked and counted the sheep.
See to the greenhouses
08:50-10:00
Checked and watered round.
Clear up rubbish from the borders
10:00-10:30
Picked up the rubbish from the area’s that I dug over yesterday.
Break for lunch
10:30-10:50 (Home)
Finish tidying up after cherry trees
10:50-12:45
Raked up what was left of the rubbish from the felled cherry trees and laid turf over where I dug out the two stumps
Break for lunch
12:45-13:30 (Home)
Clean table and chairs
13:30-16:30 (South Front)
Washed off the outdoor furniture from the South Front.


See to the greenhouses
16:30-16:45
Turn on the heating and check round.

Clean and put away the tools
16:45-16:55 (Potting Shed)

Put out the black bins
16:55-17:00 (Hall)
Put out all the black bins and recycle tubs

----- 05 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
08:30-08:50 (Field)

Prune Fuchsia's
09:00-10:00
Indoor Fuchsia’s

Fetch compost
10:00-10:30

Break for tea
10:30-10:50 (Home)

Start dahlias into growth
10:50-12:45 (Potting Shed)

Break for lunch
12:45-13:30 (Home)

Sow seeds
13:30-14:45 (Potting Shed)

Pot on maroon ivy leaf
14:45-14:50 (Potting Shed)

Pot on green woodpeck cuttings
14:50-15:00 (Potting Shed)

Pick out the celery
15:00-15:10 (Potting Shed)

Prick out aubergines
15:10-15:15 (Potting Shed)

Prick out early sunflowers
15:15-15:20 (Potting Shed)

Finding a home for everything
15:20-16:50
All the work I'd done to this point was standing around waiting for me to find it a place to live.

See to the bins
16:50-17:00 (Hall)
Put back all the bins and tubs.

----- 06 March 2010 -----
See to the sheep
10:20-10:35 (Field)
Checked and counted the sheep, there was one ewe out on the cricket field which I left there.

See to the greenhouses
10:35-10:55
Checked round.

1 comment:

Dame Judi said...

Sincere thanks for the brilliant dahlia cutting information. Taking time from your pressing schedule to give this -if not life changing at least garden changing- information is much appreciated!
Thanks again.