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Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 21:55

Wow, Aunty Rach, think I need some cucumber slices on my eyes after that!

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 21:44

Hot in the sun and 21° in the shade.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 21:43

Never got around to the long border today.
Found out how to reset the trip meter on my new car though, having searched through 250 pages of handbook and Googled it with no luck.

Cleared out and cleaned the 3 brick cold frames by the GH. Sounds posh but they were made by me. started filling them with plants to harden off from the GH. It took longer than I thought it would. Sowed mange-tout peas.

Very warm in the sun, 21° in the shade.

Going to a Saint Georges day lunch tomorrow in a local French restaurant with a load of Brits. Actually, I hate the word Brit, wonder why I used it?

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 20:52

Today I weeded and cleaned the 3 brick cold frames by the GH. Then I put plants from the GH into the frames to harden off. It all took longer than I thought it would. It was 21° in the shade today and hot in the sun. Then I weeded the area and climbing frame that I had prepared some time ago for peas and sowed mange tout peas - 2 months later than last year! So the old label said, but maybe I'd sown them in pots in the GH.

Still haven't got around to weeding the rest of the long border.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 11:01

Hello Wonky, you weren't there when Iast looked!

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 10:46

I haven't seen a waxwing in real life either, that I know of.

Morning all. Crikey, you were up early, Daisy! I would have gone back to bed.

Glad you enjoyed the opera, Hosta. I love opera. Ballet too. Used to go when I met first OH and we worked in London and had more money.

Sunny again. Cold frames to sort out and weeding of long border.

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Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 23:40

Got back from town later than we'd hoped. Dropped off at the Renault garage to pick up my CDs that the old car had swallowed but no one knew anything and the man who did wasn't available. That was a waste of half an hour. I'd wanted to know how to turn the trip meter back to zero, but no one seemed available to help with that either. I must have another search in the 250 page handbook in French.

Then I started to hoover the pool, it seemed cleaner than usual and the water is clear, not green. Couldn't finish as the pool needs to be fuller and it's evaporating already because of fine weather and lack of rain. But the pool cleaner pump has packed up, the man came in the autumn and said he'd order it in the spring so I've sent emails and 2 phone calls and he says he'll come but doesn't know when.

Then there was watering to do, another thing that I shouldn't do so much of in April.

Next was supper in the garden then GW (I never have enough compost for everything), Springwatch (gorgeous) and Versailles (horrid, hope I don't have nightmares). So not time to come here for a chat.
Now it's bedtime. Nighties all.

Last edited: 21 April 2017 23:42:31

Who is the culprit?

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 08:42

Same thing happened here in the lower part without a deer fence. There were deer footprints in the bed.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 08:39

Morning all.

Maybe a bit of all, Hosta. Once you start moving let's hope it will unstiffen and ease up.

We are going into town this morning, OH has appt at the bank and I need a battery for my watch. Then SM then cheap lunch at the Wok place.

Can see why you left your ex, FG! What attracted you in the first place?

work in progress

Posted: 20/04/2017 at 21:33

I like it where it is, it suits it all matching and makes the patio look cosier.

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