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in The potting shed
Hello forkers. I actually started to write morning forkers until I remembered that today is the first day of the rest of our lives. I hope todays weather, cold and wet is not an omen. Actually put heating on last night. Its off again now but I am sitting here in multiple layers daring myself to put it on.
I really should be outside so many plants to move, dead annuals to compost and it will soon be time to lift dahlias and cannas.
I dont think my garden is ever put to bed there seem to be jobs to do all the time. Its ok when its sunny and cold but on a dark wet and cold january day I sometimes wonder why I garden.
You're right pd - I enjoyed pottering yesterday as it was sunny but today isn't so nice and it'll take me a while to get going I think! At least it's dry here.
Another cuppa beckons...have to keep my strength up
I thought I had only drunk coffee this morning but it appears I must have ingested some mind altering substance. Perhaps the sheep are something to do with mowing the lawn. Peace and Love.
Makes a change from kitchen adverts.
I could do with some sheep pd - have you got any to spare?
Fg. I have some lamb in the freezer
Hi ya folks, I'm a bit late on the block. I live on the Suffolk coast where I see some of you have recently visited. The waves are still crashing on the prom so they'll soon be moving some of the beach huts to safety. Currently chucking it with rain so dog walking was curtailed this morning. Which means back to chores in the house!
Garden hasn't been put to bed totally yet, still a list of tasks - at least I cleaned the greenhouse windows...........
Punkdoc, January is that lovely time of year when the snowdrops are starting to poke up and you are sitting in front of the fire (or if you haven't a fire then in a sleeping bag) on a comfy sofa, mug of hot chocolate (or glass of whisky!) at hand, looking at plant catalogues and planning what to plant and drawing plans for the veggie garden.
Not sure how much that one would be able to eat pd. Lawnmower might still be the best option unless I can borrow a pony from work.
Think I'll venture out and cut my sweet peas back for composting. What cannas have you got this year pd? Got a bargain one recently to replace the ones that didn't survive my move this year.
Hi Pennie - good to welcome another newbie Given where you're from, I take it your garden is something like this
or is it more like this ?
I take it these autumn rains and gales are unknown where you are and central heating is not needed
Lizzie that sounds good to me.
Holly010 cleaned the windows, I've only swept the floor.
As you can tell I'm not currently doing the HW. Must go do something but having fun reading on this thread.
Dove eek eek
I'm still debating which to do KEF - lying on the settee sounds better but I think that's how I hurt my shoulder last night snoozing...kept me up through the night!
Only 27 as well...should be lithe and fit