Wasps Nest & Weeding

Whilst sat having breakfast in the garden we noticed a couple of wasps landing and crawling between the decking – uh oh – that can only mean one thing…!

So we took a trip along the road to Dobbies garden centre to buy something to get rid of a wasps nest, some weed killer and some meat for a bbq. A few hours later we return £100 lighter with all of the above AND 18 plants for our hanging baskets (amelloides Variegata Felicia, Molimba Yellow Argyranthemum, Blue Surfinia, Rapunzel Red Verbena, Gold Flash Lotus, Tumbelina, variagated Nepeta & Fleurie Blue Nemesia)  at the front of the cottage, stakes for our fruit trees, an upside down tomato plant grower (oh yes!) and a tomato plant, 6 herb plants (tarragon, oregano, lemon thyme, chives, fennel & parsley) and 3 x 60L of compost!

Weeds - need to set up a compost heap
Weeds – need to set up a compost heap

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