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* Red Dahlia *


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Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 21:46
Well that took literally 10 seconds! Not satisfied! Wondering if I should go and sow my courgette seeds to put in the window propogator?

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 21:37
It's red and ripe, not squashy but you certainly have give when you touch the fruit. I may just get in and do it myself. I think he is waiting for it to grow itself!!!! Back to work tomorrow so need one last gardening hit!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 17:39
They are up in the wall in my back garden, with my Hosta tubs, waiting for them to peep through! Hopefully if its a ground frost I will get away with it but will have a think if it snows. Ran out if garden tasks to do today, feels depressing now, back waiting to sow my courgette seeds!!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 16:29
Brilliant idea but I just don't have space at all for that unless I put it at the front but was reserving this for raised veg beds. need more garden at the back of my house!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 15:18
To be honest fresh horse muck is more likely to scold my Grandad said. The yard has it removed my a farmer weekly so it never gets well rotted! I have thought about collecting some and bringing home but was unsure how long it would take before I could use. Any ideas??

Tomato seedlings

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:35
I keep hinting he should get in and do this but he is waiting for his tomato to ripen!!! At this rate we will have tom's coming out if our ears! We have 6 GD from aldi looking v strong and he wants to try his own. I don't even like Tom's, only when cooked!!

Builders buckets in the plastic greenhouse me thinks!! We had a terrible Tom crop last year! Was v disheartening,

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 14:28
It's threatening snow here. Do hope it doesn't my newly planted onion sets are out so I hope they tolerate snow!!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 10:21
Sensible sometimes, organised very in some parts of life, clueless in others. So thanks for the tips. Appreciated.

Bit the bullet! Here comes spring...

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 10:17
Tilting tank- be v careful, if you pull any sediment from bottom of tank in then you will end up damaging the boiler! More costly in maintenance. Hence why they leave a reserve in the bottom.

We have eaten 500l in 2 months!!!! I'm thinking that us far far far to fast. How long does 500L last others at this time of year.

Wish I knew where to buy a drum from -cold!!!

Bit the bullet! Here comes spring...

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 23:15
It's because I took a week off work to ride, garden and do house hold jobs and DIY. Well 2 of the 3 have been done!!!

Back to work on tues and then the garden becomes my escape and switch off time!

Horrid thing is the oil ran out last night so we are blooming cold, except the conservatory will still be warm with the heater keeping them going!!!

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