Wednesday 21 September 2011
The fountain in the Mairi Garden is under repair this week. The original water feeder pipe has always been too small to supply water to all the ‘silver bells and cockle shells’ on the fountain statue so it only worked on two of the bells. The statue has been removed and a new larger reservoir has been installed underground with a larger feeder pipe. Can’t wait to see the result. Sam Thompson has been working on this and hopes to have it finished this week.
We were working on the outer beds of the Mairi Garden, clearing everything away for the winter. Very heavy downpours, some stalwarts worked through them but two delicate flowers, who shall remain nameless, had to take refuge in the dovecote. Well, at least we kept dry in there.