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Posted: 15/03/2015 at 17:33

Thank you everyone


Happy Mothers Day.

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 17:27

My daughter and grandsons came today, her hubby is painting her kitchen, she bought me a bunch of roses and a t shirt, the boys bought chocolates and cho chip cookies. The t shirt, from the Eden project was a bit tight, shd got  size 8 but since mums troubles, I have put on half a stone so she is changing it for a 10.

They bought cards and flowers for mum, she was thrilled.

Son anc DIL came yesterday and bought me some herb plants.

seed starting

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 17:11

I cant see what they are, but if just leggy annuals you can pot them on when they are big enough just bury them  almost up to the first set of leaves, even if it means curling them round in the pots.

This is why most of us dont even start our seeds until we have longer days, no struggling up for light then.

Remember, you wont be able to plant them out for about 2 months.


Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 15:45

It was on the news this morning  that people should be looked after at home and stay with their families if they want to and care should be available. I remember this exact story on the news 10 years ago, things are still exactly the same!

We didnt get a good night I sat up with her until 3.30am then I told her I was going to the loo. I quietly slipped off to bed. At 5.30 she called over the baby alarm, ' lyn, are you there, are you in the loo' !! She is all there.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 20:59

Lily, everyone is geriatric around here!!

The district nurse is coming again in the morning but to be honest, I am not sure she will last much longer, we have had a terrible couple of hours, I am exhausted, not as much as she must be though.

I have given here  a dose of morphine and she is very calm now, hopefully will stay like that all night.

I have bought a baby alarm so I can hear every breath, its like having a new baby again.

Supprot for Solanum glasnevin?

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 20:48

I have it close to the trellis and just tie it in, I do find that in strong winds branches tend to snap off easily so maybe you can put some eyelets into the wall and just tie it as it grows. There is no way you will be able to wiggle it through a trellis.Its tough.

I never really like to move plants when they are establishing, it will be making a good root system below ground shame to disturb it. 

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 20:37

TC I maybe shouldnt say this but you cannot grow carrots in pots and transplant, wait until the weather is warm them sow directly outside.

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Posted: 14/03/2015 at 18:23

Thanks Billie, I try to keep some sanity and normality each day and sometimes just dont want to talk about it.

I could manage better but mum wont let me wash her or roll her to change the sheet on my own, she lets me do all the medical stuff, painkillers,  and emptying waste, thats all I need the help for. I can feed her, she doesnt eat, just those food drinks, that takes about 15 minutes to get down, but time is what I have plenty of.

Cooking an extra meal for dad is no trouble and he takes care of himself, his breakfast and his lunch.

Supprot for Solanum glasnevin?

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 18:06

Mine is in full sun all day, I too have a clematis there, Blue Multi, but I am rubbish at growing them its same as when I planted it! Usually they die on me.

Supprot for Solanum glasnevin?

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 17:12

I would'nt move it to grow up the apple tree, its not like a climber, more like a tree in itself. It will be bigger than the apple tree.

All the green you see in my photo is it, not just the flowery bit at the bottom, its probably all of 12ft tall there, and it was cutback in the Spring, and every time it grabs me on the way to the greenhouse.

I only started this garden in 2012, it just took off and yours will be big by this summer.

By the way, mine was a £2.00 puny twig from Morrisons as well!.


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