Clarington


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KEF & her juicy bits

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:36

I want to at least try a pasta sauce since my intolerance list is ever expanding but they're just so tasty! Even being right by the kitchen door they rarely make it inside.

Stacey & her chilli bits

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:34

Thanks Stacey - I'd have never even manage to germinate them without your advice! I can't wait to try again with a few I had trouble with next year.

I love the purple riot flowers - they're so beautiful! 

KEF & her juicy bits

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:05

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164720_zpsqn29fkcu.jpg

 

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164657_zpski8pjwtp.jpg

 

The darling KEF sent me some tomato seeds earlier this year - Roma and Dave. They taste wonderful! Trouble is I'm eating them straight off the plant so haven't had the cjance to try making anything with them yet 

 

Stacey & her chilli bits

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 19:59

The lovely Stacey was so kind as to send me a selection of chilli seeds this year. Here's how they're getting on so far...

1. Pepperocini

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_163934_zpstg5qbxj1.jpg

 2.  Label-us fell-off-us

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164427_zpsuocvxkse.jpg

 3. Cherry Bomb

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164041_zps3sij71vv.jpg

 4. Jalapeños

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164133_zpscd1wqfft.jpg

 5. Purple Riot

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140718_164205_zpsayfh8zjb.jpg

 

Childbirth at 65

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 19:48

*giggles*

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 19:45

Evening all! His lordship decided that what with it being the hottest day he'd decree we were having curry for tea. Am I not positively glowing at it is? 

What have I missed?

Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 10:08

Oh Annie if you ever get married again I can loan you a few mothers / a grandmother who'll sort it all out for you!! I am used to project managing so as far as I'm concerned a wedding should be a doddle in comparison to running a project with shouting engineers and where the time frame was so strict the RAF gave us five minutes buffering time before sending a harrier over the lift site for good measure! A doddle that is so long as we all run to MY INSTRUCTIONS!

We've not even decided when (where!!) We're getting married much let table decorations is completely against the grain with my family who are most worried that I haven't rushed off to get piles of wedding magazines (don't they realise that's less money for me to spend on plants?) and choosen my wedding dress (not really appropriate since we don't know if it'll be summer or winter and seriously guys I've a pond that needs finishing!) Or started to make proto-type cake decorations (really? I've got tomato plants doing their best to dry out on me and you want me to worry about cake?!)

Annie - I brought my own engagement ring after getting fed up of waiting. You need to tell these chaps where they stand sometimes!!

 

I keep seeing people mentioning thunder storms and such like - can you send a little up here. We've had three minutes of rain today and that's not enough to make a dent on my water butt!

Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 08:54

The way my family are ploughing on with it I'm more concerned I haven't been invited!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 08:53

Morning all. Seems partner is taking to having this having a house wife far too well - he managed to ignore the washing line of clothes right next to his shed all evening despite my being out volunteering til 01:00 so I'm waiting til the storm is imminent before I drag the washing in to let it be fully dry. Then I'll go and clean the kitchen where "the butter just exploded" (seriously I've no idea how butter does that!) Then I'll crack on the the to do list he's left me...

Hope you've all a lovely day planned. I'm hoping to have some pottering with the garden later, I've reached stale mate in one bed and really need to get some roots lifted so I can start planning where plants can go back in.

Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 08:43

OL because I'm still in pots for a lot of plants I've taken to filling the barrow with water and soaking the pots in the water overnight and swapping for different pots the next day.

Get a can of instant fix and put it in your tyre - evil stuff but very effective! 

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