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Why did you all start gardening?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:28

Me An ancient bright yellow fleece and 'backdoor shoes' Bit like crocks wthout the holes. Usually with a lilac seaside bucket, small enough to pop in odd weed/ dead flower etc. 

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:20

OH is getting aggravated by me playing the balloon game he He

Got to 8 o'clock now

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:10

It is lovely and fun. Ignore the from bit because to all of you it's from me - Bjay x


Hope it works

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:04

What's sun??

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 15:03

No it hasn't. Mind you when I walked into its handle which jabbed me in leg last night it was nearly thrown out! Must remember to put lights on

Feel quite pleased with myself - just managed to do a spread sheet on Excell to record weather. AND print a blank form out in case I totally screw up the computer and before anyone else does it I will -

Got a new year pressie for you all. Games quite fun as well,

Back in a bit

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 14:03

Chris I just tried to get on ebay and it froze every time I tried to scroll down. Must be them!

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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 13:56

Those nasturtiums look lovely. 

Just been writing my garden targets for the year and summarising 2012. Not too bad a year all in all.

I did want to finish fairy dell but it is nearly there just a couple more paths and a small pato to lay and an arbour to instate. Then the best part - planting - mainly herbaceous. It was going to follow a planting plan but I keep seeing things that would look good.

Do I keep to planting plan or follow  my 'nose' so to speak?

Why did you all start gardening?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 13:24

Thoughly enjoyed reading that Berghill. Would that sort of thing be able to happen now. I doubt it. Reading it makes we realise what we as a people have lost

Thank you so much for writing it.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 12:53

Just been doing some sums

Novenber my garden had 123.5mm of rain. Most of that fell in the 10 days from 20th to end of month

In Decenber there was 118mm again most of it fell in latter end of month ie from14th

Add them up and it was a hell of a lot

Now back to excell to try to do charts for next year - can't remember how though. Back to Office for Dummies


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Posted: 31/12/2012 at 12:02

 When i went to GC for Christmas presents they gave me a £5 voucher for January, with no strings attached.

OH has just given me another one they gave him when he bought my wheelbarrow.

Now what do I need????

Quiet NY 3 course

meal cooked by OH, pud by me (recipe found on this forum) and Jools Holland Hootenany Bliss

Oh and a bottle of champagne 


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