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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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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:50

I think have just done a daft thing . Had started to put all the OOD/old seeds into the kitchen compost bucket. Dawned on me that they wouldnt all be killed as my bin wont get hot enough. So fished out as many as could get & put into council food waste caddy instead.  Wonder if the wormery would like the bucket contents instead? I then add that compost, as an accelerator, to my bin no.1 to continue the proccess. Still I bet in 1-2 yrs from now I get all sorts popping up in strange places.

Need to shift myself now to do meal. J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:31

Am not getting ironing withdrawal symptoms at all! Tumble & shake lately, except OH's shirts, oh & my cotton t-shirts, they're both much better with a proper iron.

I've been ruthless with the veg seeds. Big chuck out. Have just told OH when me & daughter next decend on little house, after her exam, shall need the local Wilcos for a big seed stock up!

Anyway, if all goes to plan OH can dig over a new veg patch at daughter's & do them there...... I wish. I shant be digging out any more new beds here, nor there.

I've just had a tree choc, to add to the last of the crisps......oh heck, my jeans..... J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 16:13

Ah, windowsill propagator then?

Have sorted the flower seed packets & have a nice long list....

Vegs next- have already chucked out all the bean seeds, well into the compost bucket, as they were all well OOD. I know that BF says they'll keep for ages if stored correctly in airtight containers, but clean slate 'n all that this time I think.

Am actually enjoying SoM. J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:18

That's good Bjay.

This yr is the first for ages where we havent had e-cards. Yes, they're fun, but not quite the same somehow.

Yes I know am tempting fate re boiler, but engineers still to finish off so if it starts up again....J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:05

Hi Norm, if you've not managed to move the greenhouse, re lack of base, then you could get an inexpensive windowsill propagator to be going on with & also make your own better version later on! Just a thought...

BTW not a peep out of the boiler for ages now. At least I can stop waiting for it to start......

Back to seed sorting. J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:01

Dont be daft Geoff, it's raining! (sorry bjay)

Thx for the nastusium link Geoff, have noted.

The problem, dont tell OH, is that the new seed cabinet is wooden, so open packets wont store well, & it's just not big enough!! Have decided to continue keeping the open packets, that'll need using first anyway, in the usual biscuit tins after all.

BTW this is only the flower seeds...... havent started on the veg ones yet! J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 13:32


Geoff- what was the name of those lovely cream nastursiums you grew this yr? J.

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 13:29

Daughter's book has arrived- 'Old Garden, New Gardener' -for when she gets into her house. She was supposed to phone estate agent this morning.....

I have a posh new seed storage box, with drawers!! May go & get the tins I currently use, from the porch, to do some sorting I think. Need to be ruthless with open, old packets..... Plans, plans.... J.

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