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not a bad morning but i'm shattered shifting top soil is not light work. think i'm going to sit down for a while.
Anyone got any solutions for damping off i've a few geraniums which look to be getting attacked by fungus, will adding some chippings and removing damaged parts save them?
Anyway time for a brew i think
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........ Anyway time for a brew i think
........ Anyway time for a brew i think
Well, if you've got the kettle on I'll have a sit down and put my feet up for five minutes - the washing's on the line, the bread has been baked, there's a cake in the oven and I've tidied some old pots ready to repot some pelargoniums, but a cuppa would be good ..... black coffee, no sugar please
Rhubarb & Custard cake just out of the oven Verdun - give it 5 mins and I'll cut you a slice - would you like a slosh of single cream over it?
I'm missing cake and everything and now I need to go out and do 'stuff' cos it's to rain tomorrow!!!
Dove-sandals? Steady on....
Brum- think I might give the heuchera/ella basket/wall/fence 'doo dah' a go. The watering is a pain but I can cope with that! My fence is a rather sunny site though so I'll perhaps need to put them on a slightly different bit so they don't get parched. That's what i was concerned about.
Great pics !! Take it easy rest of day...Dove has cake but you'll need to hurry or Verd'll eat it all. Cream and everything he's getting...
Good afternoon all,
I've got a bit of a tip for hanging baskets and pots. I put a disposable babies nappy in the bottom (of the basket not the baby). Pull it open. They are full of a water retaining substance so really cuts down on the watering. Cheaper than buying the water retaining crystals. Really works for me.
Nope, I saved you a piece Brum Cream with yours?
Good morning all Up with the lark this morning - well, blackbirds and robins anyway. I wandered outside in my dressing gown a little while ago - temp only down to 9C overnight so things are getting much better. Just a shame I have to go to work today,
Think it's time for my second cuppa
Morning all, Interesting pattern with the weather seems it mostly rolls eastward. High winds and rain was yesterday afternoon. This morning no wind a bluey sky, could be good.
Still tonnes of topsoil to shift but might have enough done later to do a little planting out
Morning all very strong winds just now and light showers to follow just in from greenhouse doing my morning inspection before heading to work. Like you Brumbull my thoughts also go to the people of Boston there really are some evil people in this world the best punishment for the people who do this if caught is the death penalty in my eyes.
Morning all. Yes dreadful events in America-again, but many tragic incidents here just now too with young children dying and a family wiped out in that road crash a few days ago. Tragic. Count your blessing people-however tiny they may be.
Raining and windy here but it may move north far enough to get some brightness later.
Perhaps I'll get my measuring done at last. A fair bit to do and might draft in older daughter to help hold the tape measure!
Seeds all coming on well and even put some of them outside for half an hour yesterday
Have a good everyone
Counting mine right now Verd.
Off to work now so catchup later.
good morning everyone. It's a mild wind blowing out there, temp 10oC , grey cloud, patches of blue sky, birds twittering. In fact a spring-like morning. Enjoy your day whatever your'e doing.
Fairygirl i was just thinking the same thing about that family of 5 killed recently in that car crash and so far 3 dead from those explosions. The ugly thing is there is going to be another media frenzy.
There are some positives to see, many people went to help instead of running away, so many people volunteered to give blood the hospitals had to announce that they had more than enough and turn donors away. Many people offered strangers a bed for the night, even google opened a page so people could find out if loved ones were safe, since the phone networks were overloaded. So while its a sad day for the victims, it's reassuring to see the basic goodness of ordinary people in Boston and the people of Boston should feel proud.