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Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:47

It is now dry out but me still trying to warm up with the nice tea from MrsGarden and lunch

Here is a pic of the back of the pond - the woodland garden the daffs out

Any one busy on Saturday - no that's good - you are all coming to the spring fair

The train station stall will be there so we are helping out as we volunteer at Sholing station garden and I am going to be selling seeds on the stall

Baffling a squirrel. happy days

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:24

Get a feeder for the squirrel that helps keep them to there own area, I have a few interesting watching them lift the lid to get to the food;page:20;/squirrels


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:13

Thanks MrsGarden cup of tea sounds good and yummy cake - garden news mag to read too


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:00

Hello all

had finished painting my potting table and 10 mins later pissing it down - I am soaked trying to cover it with a sheet of plastic and pegging it trying to keep it there as bit windy as well, want the paint to dry that was the last coat needed - would of done it later Monday but there was a large black smoked bonfire so it stunk in the back garden to be out there

so indoors for a bit until it stops or gets lighter me cold and wet think hairdryer needed to dry and warm me up


Posted: 06/05/2014 at 22:55

Evening all

Yesterday at the station we cleared an area put up a compost bin - dam lots of nettles stung me painful still sore a bit today, lots of weeding done found so many goodies - little plants hiding under weeds and grasses - grasses self sown in the flower bed, little seedlings honesty and foxgloves

It looks so much neater now still lots to weed as a long flower bed

been sorting out a few bits in garden today - playing shifty in the gh with seedlings 

Punkdoc try - slug gone stuff helps protect plants from the snails and slugs 


Posted: 04/05/2014 at 22:08

Evening all

I feel like I am behind not sown runner beans/ french beans or cucumbers yet and so many more things

Yesterday so hot was finishing of making my potting table  

Today been doing painting of potting bench little fence I am making out of left over bits of pallet and some over bit from pallet wood

all little seedlings popping up nicely in plastic gh

I really need to get on with gardening and a bit less diy - thats me jumping on the orange bucket like off the b&q add


Posted: 30/04/2014 at 10:43

Hello found this page good information on the stamp on pallets


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 23:19

Think it is repeated Thursday at 11pm on BBC 4 that is when I record it as I have recorded the allotment challenge and I have that on a different disk

Had a bit more of a go at the pallet potting table in evening still bits to go yet,

I sowed my lettuce in trays yesterday then I will plant out when ready - I guess if you thin out your lettuce carefully you can keep the roots and plant in another area  

Night all sleepy time


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 23:08

Proper power tools then

Been doing a bit more of the potting table put the legs on and support frame around the bottom area and got help from my dad with the shelf area -  still need to put the frame around the top edge


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 22:52

No Expert like your table well done  - goes so well with your bench

How did you make the table top circular?

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