A busy week in the garden this week - lots of tidying up and pruning back wayward borders and shrubs. I feel a little clueless in what I am doing, but my mantra is what doesn't kill it will make it stronger... as I weild my shears and secateurs!
Still totally loving the Hydrangea, which is just about finished, despite its efforts to keep going!
With colder weather approaching, me and the boys have been making an extra effort to keep the bird feeder topped up, as well as the bird bath - although our dog, Ruby, thinks this is an outdoor water bowl for her ;-)
Conscious that we don't cater for the ground feeding birds, and that we have cats... I have attempted to upcycle a very old dustpan to hang from the feeder. We'll have to see if it's a suitable surface for Blackbirds and Robins etc. Failing that I will attempt to make a basic table!
Still plenty of colour in the garden from our Roses and Fuschias. The Fuschia is a little hidden at the moment, I must try and make more of it next year. They're not my favourite flowers, but I have been appreciating their Autumn colour.
All the pruning back has created a huge amount of foliage to burn. Handily, living on a farm I can dispose of it all over the garden wall into the yard for a good burn up soon! I have been keeping some dried, dead wood, as kindling for our woodburner though. Such pretty colours and amazing texture. Almost a shame to burn it!
That's it for this week! Joining in with Manneskjur and her lovely #hdygg linky.