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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 05:25

Morning,Becky.

Its 2.5 centigrade here, no frost. Its still cold. I have run OH to the station to catch a train to London. Hes working with the met police soc unit all week, teaching them how to use a 3D laser scanner. As well as being a taxi driver, I've put the washer on and dryer on, and turned the heating on early.

Off to the peaks today, I'm working all day as well.

Today might be a caramel donut day.

 

Started on the veg sowing!

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 18:58

I dont start  squash until early May, and plant out late may when all the frosts have gone.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 18:41

Mrs garden, it looks like you've had the lollipoppers round. They have done the trees on the main road around here as well. You might still have to take out any crossing branches to give a more open structure. It will send up lots of shoots that need to be pruned back to three buds to give fruit.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 14:44

I got kitted up in thermals, planted a row of raspberries in the rain.

Then I retreated to greenhouse to pot up a couple of bare root shrubs.

Then i gave in. Time for brunch I think.

I seem to be losing weight faster than OH. I think he's cheating.

Hello!

Posted: 21/02/2015 at 20:35

Hello seil. Is it  bit chilly there at the moment?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/02/2015 at 20:34

Its been like christmas here today. A big parcel of raspberry canes, another parcel with a couple of hundred bulbs in, and a pot chicken on a basket  I bought for my egg lady.  I potted up the eucomis and crocosmias, ready to plant out later.  Double freesias for mum. Gladioli to go in between broad beans.  Too cold to plant out raspberries so i did the potting in the greenhouse and came back in.

I'll put my thermals on  tomorrow, and plant the raspberries.

You can keep the snow up there, I don't want it.

The mini polytunnel I bought last March has holes all over it. I phoned the manufacturer and they said it should last two full seasons. Well it didnt. Mind you, no quibbles, they  are going to send a new cover. I suspect by the speed that they gave in, its a common problem. Only problem is , they are out of stock until march.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 20:52

Geezers are shorthand for Maltesers 

It's my birthday

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 20:48

Oh, chicky, you will be kefs BFF

When can I start sowing ?

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 20:47

Sweet peas you can sow now.

The rest will need frost protection, and probably a propagator to get them going.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 18:13

Happy Birthday, Kef.

I recognise that black bucket. it was only meant to be temporary.!!

Dont eat all the geezers tonight

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