Watermelon Woman


Roses
November 11, 2008, Tuesday,11:46 pm
Filed under: Gardening | Tags: , , ,

I had not planned on pruning the two climbing roses that are located in our side yard that leads to the back gate. However, the wire mesh that was holding the bush let go under the weight of the rose branches.

Together with my spouse, we carefully nailed enough of the mesh to the fence so that I could go back and prune out and lighten the load. I opted to prune back quite a bit so that I could give the branches room to go and in the direction of my choosing. I filled the recycling bin to the top and over. I will feel the pain tomorrow.

The neighbor planted a very fast growing tree right against the fence. Many, many leaves fall over onto my side. It is a good news, bad news case. I have to clean up the mess but I can keep the leaves for mulch or the compost bin. The wind generally blows in the direction of my house, so I get lots of leaves! I spent some more time raking up the leaves and putting them in a planting bed.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: