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Posted: 13/04/2013 at 18:10
Cannot post on 'Today I feel so happy', just comes back as a squashed tomato

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 18:07
Congratulations....hope you have many more (badger and mole-free) years!

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:11
Still feeling happy! Weather is lovely and I managed to drive peacefully to and from the allotment this afternoon - school holidays, hence no 'mad women' hurtling dementedly around the town, getting hysterical in their Chelsea Tractors, as they realise they are running late to pick up the little darlings. Such a sunny,placid day - only thing missing was the bees buzzing in the garden; bit early yet I think.
Spring is here!

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:10

What has happened???

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 13:53
Haven't received any e-mails,or invites to join anything, but recent correspondence on this and other sites is very depressing. Like blackest I won't be bullied, or let others be bullied, but in this case there is little that can realistically be done.
Excuse the language,but I cannot be arsed with all of this, and I'm gone - back to the garden and allotment!

What species of tree is this?

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 13:30
Must be a monkey puzzle.............

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 12:54
I felt like starting this thread, as yesterday and today I have been saddened to read the threads such as 'what is happening' and 'no private club'. Some people have been so juvenile, and I am happy,happy, because in these two days, in springlike weather, I have planted beet root,more peas,early potatoes, and tidied the greenhouse which is full of rapidly growing veg seedlings. Let's be thankful that the weather is going to improve, the plants are going to grow, and in a few weeks,hopefully,sitting in the garden,in the warm sun,with a cold beer,this crap winter will be just a memory! How about a few more of you post some happy thoughts ( I know there have been plenty even on the two forums mentioned above ) - I've had enough of some of the doom and gloom caused by the few idiots stirring up the forum - so I'm happy,happy - I'm out of all this for the summer.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:17
Wood green Wonderboy - at our allotment we have a 'pot exchange', where you can dump all your pots ( plastic, earthenware or whatever) and it is kept relatively tidy, and people help themselves to anything they need. I've had,over the last year or two, about a dozen very large pots, in which I grow my greenhouse tomatoes, several very large plastic window box troughs (in which I grow early carrots and parsnips - no carrot fly or canker! ), and also various wire baskets which are handy to cover young plants. Also salvaged some lovely decorative earthenware pots, which with their nice,aged patina, look lovely on the patio when full of New Guinea impatiens.Can understand people leaving plastic pots, which, like you, we all accumulate by the score, but most of the stuff I have rescued would have cost a tidy sum from the garden centre!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 23:20
Lovely,warm sunny day, perfect spring weather. Planted peas and beetroot at the allotment, Lady Christl early potatoes tomorrow, then if still nice, may creosote the shed and compost bins. So much catching up to do, so I think the forums will have to go on hold until the autumn. Hope the warmer weather reaches you all ( and lasts!)

MOB rants

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 21:47
MMP, if people are very serious,dedicated gardeners, then they won't have much spare time to go on forums. I enjoy my garden and allotment, and when the weather finally warms up, I will have so much to do that I'll probably forget to look at forums again until the autumn. I wouldn't classify myself as serious, or even dedicated; keen,yes - those who want their own 'special' forum might find they don't have the time anyway.

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