First of all welcome to Val Darbyshire via Bloglovin and Chris Carter from here.
We have now both decided that having both new water butts in the front, close to the only down pipe, is one too many. Therefore this one has been out front, the other will go behind the garage to join its mates.
It took us longer than expected to dig up plants, carry a very heavy slab over and get it level, the pipe had to be cut twice, and washed before fixing, things needed replanting, but it is now done. We have covered it with netting and turned and tied in, one of two nearby clematis to grow over it:
The May entry for the War Diary Year IV, has now been added. Hope you enjoy reading it.