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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 24/03/2015 at 08:50

Do Eagle Sweet Peas send to France if ordered online? I must look them up. I just buy what I can when in England, but they now sell a limited range of T&M in France. The French don't really go in for Sweet Peas, climate here is a bit too extreme.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 23:25

Planted my onion sets today, red and yellow, also shallots. Planted out sweet peas. Had a re-shuffle in the GH and pricked out some tomatoes and cosmos. Loads more to prick out. The electric cable heated mat on the shelf has been very useful.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 23:21

Hostafan, I sowed some T&M in the autumn but they didn't come up. The "King's Seeds" have come up. But the T&M ones I sowed a couple of weeks ago are coming up.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 23:18

Planted out my sweet peas today. One variety, dark red ones, have grown much bigger than the others. The second sowing in the cold frame, which now has its lid off, are germinating, but something has been digging them, mouse, bird, cat? They seem OK though.


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 23:12

Watched Kew.

Been in veggie garden and GH this afternoon.

What a luxury - a garden planning room! Mine is the kitchen.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 22:59

Happy Birthday Flumpy, I hope you had a good day.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 13:45

I'll look out for it. I get my copy on the late side because of living in France.


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 08:12

Morning all. I got back from my daughter's last night. Saw Lyn's sad news.

Watched Poldark, didn't notice who the judge was. Recorded it anyway as OH was asleep on the sofa.

Could do with a skip here. I'm a hoarder to, but it's 20 mins drive to the tip and you have to sign in so rarely get round to taking stuff there.

Had a nice time with daughter, 3 grandsons. It was her birthday on Saturday. We went out to lunch in a village restaurant owned by English people. Good for the boys as there were sofas in front of the fireplace and they gave the boys some games and toys. We were the only people. The menu had andouillette (offal sausage ) for the French and chicken and asparagus pie which was very nice.

We went for a walk later in the afternoon when the rain stopped, but smallest fell off his bike and was covered in mud - bath on arrival home!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 08:01

Hello Marion. I was at my daughter's near Poitiers for the weekend. She'd hoped I'd give her a hand in her garden, but the weather wasn't good. Her 3 small boys were overflowing with energy and eventually we went for a walk when the rain let off. The smallest (4) fell backwards off his bike and was covered in mud!

I think you would find the photos behave better if you put fewer on each post. 5 or 6, then send them and start afresh with the next batch.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 22:51

I've been with my daughter's family for the weekend and have just seen the news of your mother. You did everything you could for her and you enabled her to die in her own home. I hope your father is coping with the loss. I'll be thinking of you this week, which won't be easy for you with all the arrangements as well as the loss. But your memories will be good, knowing that you did everything you could. xx Liz

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