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Posted: 27/04/2014 at 15:04


chilli peppers

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 13:39

OL - mine seem to be perfectly happy in the greenhouse right now. If its looking like a cold night I put them in propagators for extra protection though they're growing to the point they wont fit much longer. If the weather changes for the worse I'll put them in my plastic greenhouse within the actual greenhouse but its been so mild this year I'm not too worried about big frosts.


Just keep an eye on the weather reports!


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 13:30

Thanks Nut! I'll have a look at that.


Lovely and sunny here - currently sat on the patio trying to put off going back inside to do the cleaning. 


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 13:03

OL did you put the maggots out for the birds?!

Matty - congratulations for your daughter! I keep trying to drop hints at OH about getting engaged but his trip to Machine Mart reliably informs me there'll be no money in his bank account for a shiny ring for a while. Don't worry about the costings- a few if my friends getting married made so much themselves creating really very unique (but surprisingly simple) things and shopped around they say they've no idea how you get cost to the average cost without going silly.

I'm trying to make gluten free lemon drizzle cake with potatoes. The ingredients list doesn't call for eggs but the instructions due. Cue meltdown!!

Punkdoc can you crank it up a little please?! I can still hear the neighbours kids! Think they've found the sugar jar bless them!


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 10:43
Dovefromabove wrote (see)
Clarington wrote (see)

....! Big lump of beef awaiting my attention for a roast tonight - guess that means I'd best start pottering on!

What time are you expecting us Clari?   I can lay my hands on a couple of bottles of Medoc 

Strictly a cider drinker here KEF alas but any time after 18:00! Not sure why I brought such a large joint for just two of us! Lots of beef sandwiches this week!

Also I've lost my roasting tin - think its disappeared in the manshed along with my hairdryer. 

Edd wrote (see)

How is the worm set up Clari? Any pics of them moving in

I set it up Friday night, opened it yesterday to find most of the worms hanging around on the lid! I've a few photos I'll pop up later, nothing terribly impressive to look at I'm afraid! 


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 09:24

Need a sausage sandwich to get the brain working KEF?

Trying to work out what I CAN DO in the garden today. This list is varying wildly from what needs to be done! Big lump of beef awaiting my attention for a roast tonight - guess that means I'd best start pottering on!

Useful tool

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 08:25

I'd love a lawn mower that trimmed down the borders of the lawn too.


(I've been getting pop ups for a ride on mower - a bit excessive for our needs!)


Posted: 27/04/2014 at 08:21

OH is snoring away happily here. I keep tapping my mug on the bedside table but he's not getting the hint.

One of my tomato plants is in bud!  Wasn't expecting to see that yesterday. I chanced a couple on an early sowing and (this year at least) it seems to be working out okay - I still keep expecting to wake up to a foot of snow.  I've just planted my last batch of tomato seeds - hoping its not too late / that we'll have a good summer / autumn for them to put on a fine display. At least come August I might have electric point running by the greenhouse to get some heat in there if needed.

Strange as it seems while I'm enjoying watching my chillies and toms grow; I get a little sad watching my onions and garlic getting ever bigger as it just reminds me of how quickly the year is going!! 


Posted: 26/04/2014 at 20:58


I actually found myself apologising to my poor chives for not re potting them sooner!


Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:13

That's it KEF show off at what you're getting done whike we're still lazing in bed.

Hope your brother gets an avcidental wallop around the head with a spade that makes him more useful!

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