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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 21:46

Did you finish the cushion before he walked in??


Posted: 26/01/2016 at 21:32

I'm here Lizzie

Just had my dose of Winterwatch. Love seeing all the wildlife we have on our doorsteps ......fascinating stuff.  We have buzzards here - recognised the cry as soon as he appeared on the screen - great to get a close up view, as ours are normally flying many feet above us.  Quite worrying just how wierd this winter has been already though .....the climate is a changing, there is no doubt about that

Littlest chicklet felt todays crop of exams went ok ...another lot on Thursday and then she can relax for a nano second before the next lot are upon her.  Don't believe anyone who tells you today's kids don't have to work hard at school.

Lesley - will definitely be giving cleomes another go this year, but will wait til April before I start them off.  My early sowings will be rudbeckia, echinacea, scabious and verbascum

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 21:11

Was late home from work so caught The Archers on the car radio this evening .....they gave a great plug for the birdwatch this weekend, with one of the characters not only declaring she would be taking part, but also explaining (to her rather bewildered lunch companion) what it was all about.  Wonder if that sort of exposure puts participation rates up?


Posted: 26/01/2016 at 06:07
I'm here Dove . Morning !

Littlest chicklet has exams today, so an earlier train is required ....

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 22:46

We have them here too ....and they really do "yaffle"

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 22:44
Wintersong wrote (see)
Yviestevie wrote (see)

Glad to hear from you Wintersong, you 


Fairygirl wrote (see)

Lovely to 'see' you W'song  


Wot they said

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 22:36

I'll be joining in ....its not often I pull up a chair and spend a full hour looking out the window......really looking forward to it

Windowsill propagator

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 22:26

I have a second set of trays for my super 7 too - like Yvie, once seeds have germinated I move them (onto a self watering tray gets too busy on weekdays to be checking them all the time) and then start a second set off.  The produce of 14 mini trays is about as much as my GH can cope with in April/May

Fishing for sympathy!

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 07:42

Take it easy - hope you are soon on the mend


Posted: 25/01/2016 at 07:40

Morning Yvie.  Hope that bunny is safely back in its hutch soon.

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