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Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 08:37

Hello Tootles. I took the beans out of the pods and simmered them for 5 minutes, drained them, added knob of butter. They were about 1/2" long, you can eat them bigger, but I like them young and tender.

Progress update

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 08:33

So that's what the camera icon looks like, it's cut off with an E over it on my laptop.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 22:24

Lilysilly, Lou said it has a nice honey scent.

Have planted up all my pots now. Just need to plant annuals in the tulip gaps in the beds then any left over plants will go to the plant sale at my Strawberry Tea.

Ate our first broad beans tonight.


Posted: 06/06/2016 at 18:05

Well done Liri.

Been warm today, could have worn a summer dress, but I've been wearing gardening jeans.

The electrician came and found a burnt phone wire, so he won't need to replace the lot, he's replaced that bit of wire and there will be some other bits and pieces eg sockets to change. The kitchen phone works

Have finished planting my pots.


Posted: 06/06/2016 at 12:56

Back from the Memorial Service. Our friends had a summer home in Dordogne. Thank you Obelixx, Lily and Liri.

Hope to garden this afternoon. Electrician should be coming soon to do an estimate for repairing our phone points that were damaged in a storm.


Posted: 06/06/2016 at 08:53

Morning all.

Looks like being a lovely day today, but storms are forecast for tomorrow, starting tonight. This weekend, when I do my charity Strawberry Tea on Saturday and DD opens her garden on Sunday, the forecast is stormy with heavy showers. Bother it. A week ago the forecast was good.

I'm going to a memorial service this morning, the same time that our lovely elderly friends, who died in a car accident, will be having their funeral in England.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 05/06/2016 at 23:16

We had a much better day in SW France. Started cool and grey but by end of morning the sun came out and it got up to 21°. Wonder if it's the end of the rain?

2 x ID please

Posted: 05/06/2016 at 23:01

Yes, I have it. Very pretty but a bit of a thug when it gets going. I dig lots out every year.

Last edited: 05 June 2016 23:05:46

Aquilegia flowers 2016

Posted: 05/06/2016 at 22:58

Clementine, earlier, in May. All my aquilegias are over now.


Posted: 05/06/2016 at 22:54

Linda, what a shock for you, but at least he's being cared for now and hopefully you can get a good night's sleep and he'll soon be on the mend.

So strange that Scotland has had such good weather and here in SW France it's been so cool and wet. Some parts of France have had bad flooding. I went for a wander round the garden this evening and so many roses are soggy and brown. The slugs and snails have had a wonderful time.

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