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Posted: 17/04/2014 at 06:49

Good morning all   I had a very early night last night to make up for the long day before - if that makes sense 

Hot Cross Buns to bake today 

According to farming brother down in Suffolk, they're already irrigating fields of potatoes - there's plenty of water two feet down, but the topsoil is dry as dust.  He says the farming meteorologists say there's no rain forecast for East Anglia over Easter.  

Sunflower or weed!?

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 18:37

My sunflower seedlings have rounder and slightly darker leaves than those - do you have any ash trees around?  Those look remarkably like the ash tree seedlings that are springing up all over my garden - but then lots of seedlings look like that until they get their proper leaves - you'll have to wait and see 

Goats are worms a problem?

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 18:32

Pretty useful if you've got a leylandii hedge 


Posted: 16/04/2014 at 18:30

Hello, I'm just popping in too - some paperwork sorted filed/shredded, but there's some information missing - a bit of a mission for me after Easter - there's no way now that it's going to be done before ! 

OH has done a very long day so he's asleep on the sofa - jacket potatoes are in the oven for supper with some homemade beefburgers and salad.  


Posted: 16/04/2014 at 16:01

One for the mouse, and

One for the crow

One to rot, and

One to grow


Goats are worms a problem?

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 14:50

With an area that small you'll need to buy forage in for the summer as well as the winter.  Access to shelter 24/7 is necessary as is well-insulated weatherproof housing for the winter and overnight. 

More info 


Hardening Off Help

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 14:38

I've not sowed my Morning Glories yet - they get away much quicker if you wait until the weather is warmer 

Weed ID

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 12:39

I was going to say, also known as Horsetail - there's a recent thread on it 

help needed

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 12:34

What plants are they?

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What do you think?  
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