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Posted: 01/01/2013 at 13:48

I'm sure I've said it before, but the best sale plant I've ever bought!

Just had a look round outside & only the VBodnantse in flower, nothing else.

Lots of signs of bulbs though & fresh moss.   The C.Coum are up next to the rhubarb clumps. Putting them there means I know their position & they dont get mixed up with the other cyclamen.

Off to strip bedding now... need to work off the mincepie & the piece of cake had earlier- 2 treats in 1 day! J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 01/01/2013 at 13:29

It's just about dry at the mo in WManchester, but blowing a right gale. Sun very intermittent, darkening cloud again now.

Was a clear dry midnight last night with a lovely moon. J.

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Posted: 01/01/2013 at 13:25

OH has just had to get into his car via climbing over the passenger seat coz he moved it closer to the wall when daughter grumbled! Assume that's how he got out of it too, but he never said....   J.

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Posted: 01/01/2013 at 13:21

I'm back to me as well. Keeping my avatar coz 1. I like it & nowt else really in flower & 2. havent got any new ones yet to take it's place.

OH just loading up his car & I'm listening to the wind vibrating through the patio doors behind me! That means if it stays windy the roof tile above our bed will also rattle tonight! J.

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Posted: 01/01/2013 at 10:47

I've just popped some washing on line & had a trot round outside. The sun coming & going.

Only plant in flower this yr is Vibernum Bodnantse, but lots of bulbs coming up, lots of moss , & my sweetpeas in the coldframe are trying to reshoot after the slug attack!

Found a nice (!) group of slug eggs on top of a pot in 1 coldframe- birds now enjoying! J.

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Posted: 01/01/2013 at 08:43

Happy New Year to all the Forkers!

Lovely moon at midnight & lots of nice fireworks. J.

Happy New Year

Posted: 01/01/2013 at 08:39

Happy New Year to everyone! J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 19:23

NYF- Jean? lost the plot a while back, sorry. I know about KD's habit of long performances. Daughter will drop us off & depending on finish time may collect us or we can use local taxi. Not a saturday night, so shouldnt be a prob, she says hopefully. Also an 'all night' bus route too! J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 19:05

Yes Geoff....she says drinking wine & not typing straight....

BTW off to see Ken Dodd in Feb! Just seen Milton Jones on celeb Mastermind - he'd be fun to go & see too.

Now to think of sensible, do-able resolutions for me garden related. J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 18:21

Yes Geoff, just cooking sweetcorn cobs first with bubble & squeak, using last nights' left-over vegs to follow. J.

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Care & maintenance of elderly Bramley apple trees.

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