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Posted: 19/03/2013 at 12:40

Wish ours wasnt set to wake me rather early each morning. Still it's being sorted soon Geoff, well it 'b' well better be!

Tesco arrived 5mins early & driver apologised! Been up to beigeland, got houseplant suitable compost, & Aldi for some bits.

Rearranged visit to WMidlands- long way to go for lunch at a GC, but tis nearly friend's birthday. J.

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Posted: 18/03/2013 at 20:17

Night Dean.

I wish I could lift 70l bags! Always need OH to unload carboot in that situation. Always lots of help around at shop end. J.

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Posted: 18/03/2013 at 20:15

Oh hard luck Dean, but as you say you have time to redo things. Still a b****r though. I use B&Q for some composts too.

I've had some good stuff from Aldi & Morrisons.

Miss Homebase though, ours closed down a couple of yrs ago & nearest now miles away. They had an excellent plant section in that stuff was often wrongly labelled & so cheap for what it actually was! I used to get some belting plants for half the price I'd pay elsewhere. Nice selection of glazed pots too, again not expensive cf local GCs. J.

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Posted: 18/03/2013 at 19:12

Hi & Bye Dean!

Tesco sorted for tomorrow. Will need to nip up to Aldi & 'beigeland' too.

Forecast a bit yucky for Wed, so unless major change I shant be going down M6 after all. Mind you last night OH wasnt looking forward to his journey this morning, expecting ice & snow. Nope, just fog of which there'd been no mention! J.


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Posted: 18/03/2013 at 18:04

Evening all.

Been busy in house today, but have moved some houseplants around & put some shooting dahlias onto a cooler sill.

Am supposed to be amending my tesco delivery, so back later. J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/03/2013 at 18:01

A sharp frost with sun first thing today.

It's clouded over, stayed cold & breezy so at least the washing dried pretty well. Have been busy indoors today, although did swop some houseplants around- a sort of gardening task. J.

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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 18:47

Am about to start some ironing, joy.....

OH now wondering if needs to go back over to work via the M/ways instead of A roads. The net forecast totally confusing, re extent of snow, so Countryfile now on & hope that sheds some light on the confusion. He's muttering about could have gone back earlier if hadnt been up at daughter's.

I need to get an idea too about mid-week forecast, as was intending to go see a friend, but snow could easily put me off that drive.

Signing off now. Byee all, J.

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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 16:49

Skirt? What's that?

Daughter's cast off 'designer' jogging pants from when every item of clothing had to have a label! Thank Goodness she outgrew that one pretty quick!! I refused to pay!!


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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 16:44

WManchester- dry & dull all day, washing outside though. Have been sowing seeds for propagator inside house using greenhouse staging as a bench.

I spent a lot of time yesterday, in rain & sun (!) up at daughter's. She now has a pond & 2 side streams, not deliberate, in her back garden after the recent rain. Ok now I have to learn how to cope with a sunny, soggy, clay soil site. Not easy when have a dry, part-shade one here!

This morning there was snow on the cars up there! Only 12miles away, but nearer the Pennines. J.

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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 16:35

BTW I wont be wearing beige when I get to over 60!! Purple- yes J.

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