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Posted: 08/02/2015 at 18:20

Evening all.

So sorry about your Goose RB, we had a pair of geese in the field next door, when we first moved here. They were a never ending source of amusement, except in Spring when the males thoughts turned to luurrvve, and he used to start honking at 4a.m.

Busy day removing debris from the various storms since Christmas. A few old favourites are definitely damaged beyond repair, which is sad, but it does give me lots of room for new stuff.

Steak for tea, so just opening a nice Claret to go with it.

Have a lovely evening all. 


Posted: 08/02/2015 at 12:31

Afternoon all.

Very sunny here, although probably not as warm as with you Verdun.

Been out removing all the damaged branches from various shrubs, although most of garden still snow covered.

I think I am going to have lots of spaces....... and spaces mean, new plants.

Still buzzing after the rugby, and Spur's great performance.

Enjoy your afternoons.


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 23:20

What a weekend!

England beat Wales in an epic, and Spurs do the Arsenal at WHL.

Over the moon.

Have not been on here much, as in training for both games, the mental strain is, at times unbelievable.

Hope everyone is ok.

The sun has got his hat on....

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 15:27

Still several inches of snow in my garden, Sheffield, but it is sunny.


Posted: 06/02/2015 at 07:58

Morning all.

SM done, minus 4 degrees on car gauge. Looks like it might be sunny today, so hopefully a walk somewhere.

Have a good day all.


Posted: 05/02/2015 at 17:22

PS. What is this other blog mentioned? Would I enjoy it?

Can you tell I am bored?


Posted: 05/02/2015 at 17:20

Evening all.

Another day of thumb twiddling, really want to be out doing stuff.

My greenhouse is too far from the house to have electricity, but I still find it fantastically useful for over wintering, taking cuttings, growing on seedlings etc. I certainly won't be trying Parasene now.

HHP / HHAs will be started soon in propagators on window sills. OH gets fed up, as from mid February till late May, every spare space has stuff growing.

fast germination of seeds in propagator

Posted: 05/02/2015 at 10:19

I only tend to use the propagator for HHAs / HHPs. For perennials and HAs I sow either in Autumn or in Spring in cold greenhouse.

Green Manure

Posted: 05/02/2015 at 10:15

I agree with Dove, the main benefit is not the nutrients it adds, but the nutrients it prevents for being leached out of the soil by winter rain.


Posted: 05/02/2015 at 10:11

Morning all.

My thoughts are with you Verdun. If most of us had been half as good sons as you have we would have been very proud.

Felt a real fool this morning, sat in traffic for an hour to get to hospital, for OP appointment, only to be told it was on 5th March.

Much milder today, but still no sign of snow melting.

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