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Good Morning ALL Forkers yes its very early i know but thats me i dont sleep that well, its a cold one this morning just having a cup of tea , speak with you all a little later on
...... ooops, well forgot to mention as part of this thread - what shall i be doing today, well i think i'd better start looking at what i shall be filling the one border with this year that i have on the front of my property ? hm
Good morning yes it's a chilly one again, a sharp frost and a dusting of white powder in the creases in this corner of the world Another early riser here - I shall sit and noodle with you lot while I drink my coffee - then shower and set off for work - after work I'm getting a cut and blow dry and heading home for supper and to noodle with you lot again - my weekday life is very exciting
Morning Dove ! One thing we all seem to have in common at this time of the morning is a mug of something hot...
No frost here, but feels pretty cold. I have great hopes for April ! London bound today - hope the trains behave.
Good morning what to do today...hmm...heavy grey skies...will it rain?...when will it rain?...sipping a cuppa...early start... on lawn edging- trim...lift and replace a few sunken flagstones...brush around...check the shed...still has a nasty looking fungi ..clear out old pots etc etc...go to the GC...lunch...and if it rains... there's always tomorrow...
Have a good day one and all
Bright sunshine here now - I'm heading for the shower - have a good day folks
Good morning, forkers. A grey day and threatening rain. After the funeral yesterday, going to visit the widow today. Possibly my husband's disabled sister this afternoon and a quick call at the supermarket. Visiting her is usually quite a cheerful affair as she lives with another brother and there's usually a houseful of noisy people. And, if dry and still light, more mulching and pruning. Bought an automatic watering system for when we are away on our monthly sorties in the caravan - just have to work out how to set it up. OH will be no use, tends to panic and fuss too much (don't tell him I said that) - might get yet another brother to help me when he calls tomorrow. Just realised the words 'house cleaning' have not appeared...
Morning Brumbull, morning Dove, well I've got a busy one today. Off to the supermarket to do the weekly shop and then to see my daughter.Got lots of paperwork to do this afternoon which I'm really not looking forward to!
Peering outside I can see the sun trying to come out...it's looking pretty pleasant out there but I bet it flipping cold
Oh I am sorry all you forkers turned up when I wasn't looking. I wasn't being rude Good Morning to you all too
It looks like last night was frost free for me, but its blowing a gale this morning.
Hollyhock my greenhouse is 2x a dreamhouse from an american company flowerhouse.com they actually sell for $300 each but i got the pair for €140 in a stock liquidation.
They are a combination of a spring steel frame (a bit like a giant pop up laundry hamper) and fibreglass poles which form arches across the front back and middle and a centre ridge pole. The doors have and windows have an inner fly screen and there are zips on the front and rear to add sections to it. there are even little velcro flaps so you can run a hose through. I have a spray hose which i can run round so watering can be as simple as turning on a tap for 20 minutes or so.
The weak points are wind they need tying down well i have kerbstones all round it weighting it down. and the metal brackets that make the angle between the walls and roof they can get bent and once bent they are pretty useless. They also run into problems if too much snow sits on the roof (not been a problem for me).
Anyway this morning will start with real coffee and then fleece off ... not sure what I can do gardening wise maybe a few more seed trays
Fascinating! Sounds like a transparent tent. We've done a lot of camping, so I can relate to some of the things you say all too well!
Looks like the rest of the week is forecast to be wet and after monday more frosts
maybe i should just keep my greenhouse as my garden ....
A quick hello to you all before I take youngest to school and head off to work. Very cold here last night but glorious sunshine so a lovely day to come. Washing to go out - as i said -simple pleasures! I'm lucky - from my house I have a lovely view and on way down road I can see right across Glasgow to the snow covered Campsies and on to our lovely hills at Loch Lomond including our most southerly Munros (Scotlands highest hills). Come on all you Southerners - get up here and enjoy our unbeatable scenery!! Dyu think I'd get a job with the tourist board? Time to go. Have a good day everyone.
No garden stuff for me today Only got the morning free and it's dull and cold. Having a year off growing veg and other demanding things because there's a lot of garden re-structuring going on and there isn't time to do everything.
Enjoy your days folks.
I will be outside doung some clearing and preparing my lawn for some new seed. (whatever the weather)