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Help?........With Gardening......

Another lovely day here in Cumbria, because of the heat I try to walk my guests in the morning and today was no exception.

I still have Molly and Stella here for their training and today it was Molly's turn to be walked separately from Stella and she did very well, so I will be bringing them in together to work very soon. They go home in about 8 days and I know that their owners can't wait to see their "new" girls!

I treated myself to some plants today and I had lots of "help" planting them when I got home! Its amazing how much pleasure a plastic plant pot can bring especially with the plant still in it!! Fortunately no harm came to it but of course it was my girl, Tilly, causing the chaos.

Little Buddie went home today, he had a wonderful time making new friends here and didn't really want to go home, but I am seeing  him again next week when he comes with his owner to start his basic training.

I am being kept really busy at the moment which is great, I don't think I will have time to see THE WEDDING!! but I wish you all a happy Bank Holiday.
Janet

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