Life in a nutshell, 'cos it's better if you're nuts!

A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.
Back of the House

Back of the House

The back of the house is the most visible area from inside, so it warranted the most attention.

Garden Rework

Garden Rework

Doing up the garden, because it’s not like we could go on holiday anywhere.

Retaining Wall

Retaining Wall

The old retaining wall was a good habitat for insects but had little structural integrity.

Big Bed

Big Bed

The biggest of the planting beds in the garden rework. It’s under the fence around the side.

Planting Bed #1

Planting Bed #1

The first of the new planting beds to be finished. Planting scheme selected by Ami.

Corner Bed

Corner Bed

Nothing round the side of the house is at right angles, so this bed fills a weirdly shaped corner.

Oceania and Asia

Oceania and Asia

In the early part of August I was sitting at the PC one night and I got round to thinking about geocaching. I hadn't done any for ages (not since March, just before the COVID lockdowns started). OK, I'd been a bit busy trying to fix up the back garden over the summer,...

Back of the Garage

Back of the Garage

A long, thin space that had become overgrown and unloved. Time to spruce it up a bit.