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Posted: 19/02/2015 at 20:18

Blame me for the rain. The running joke in our house is that it rains a day after I've been planting


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 18:49

Thanks Verdun


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 18:43

Hello EDD, hope you are okay 


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 18:22

Heroic bekkie we all feel luvved up


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 17:42

Awww beanie is broked

Take care of yourself hun xx


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 17:40

Hi peeps

I'm back from the shops obviously. Went to pet store to get flynn doses of that medicine that stops him picking up nasties from slugs and snails and woops me, stopped at the plant section of d.i.y store

Now...I know what you're thinking...but I only bought 1 small plant Lonicera Baggesen Gold because I want one for a dark corner but now I'm think another 12 to make a hedge. Does it grow slow or fast? Anyone have experience with this plant as hedging?

OH expects instant results 


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 12:24

Third Box Ball in the ground plus sleeping Spirea moved. Some ground work also and rescued and divided a perennial Foxglove. Postman delivered 5x Iris Cable Car. YAY


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 11:52

Oh I know all too well about smoky ceilings OH only smokes at the back door but I regularly have to use floor wipes on the ceiling and coving, the sides of the units and the walls. Kitchen is white with lime green accents so it's easy to clean but also easy to get dirrrrty.

Still...can't blame the chap for needing a smoke. He's been doing it all his life

And talking about stepping in things...the story of when I first met my OH has me going for an interview. It was my very first job interview and I wanted to make a good impression so I bought what I thought were tights and put them on in the toilets five mins before only to discover I had bought stockings!!

Being young and unfamiliar with these things, I thought they would stay up like socks, so off I trotted into the shop to see the manager. My OH-to-be was on the shop floor at the time, putting up a new display of T-shirts which he had laided out on the floor ready to hang.

In I come, looking all smiley and professional-like and what happened? I walked straight on top of the T-shirts and my stockings fell down round my ankles

Suffice to say, I made an impression. OH-to-be couldn't stop laughing apparently and they must have taken pity, cuz I got the job and the man to the shops now and no stockings to fall down this time.

I only did a little bit in the garden...planted the third box ball, moved a Spirea before it wakes up and did some weeding digging out of Crocosmia in the wrong place. Also rescued some perennial Foxgloves that I have hopefully dividied.

Oh Oh Oh...postman just brought my Iris Cable Car



Posted: 19/02/2015 at 09:25

Yes, any way you can give up punkdoc, do it!

I am off in the garden shortly and then I need to visit the pet store today which is opposite B&Q with it's garden section. How will I ever manage to stay away?

Maybe I should remind myself of all the homeless plants I still have at home?

Oh and I mustn't forget to pot up my chocolate cosmos and Liatris since they are shooting in their bags


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 08:11

Have a great shift BM and yes...Beau is beautiful

Sorry about your knee Hostafan it sounds terrible but its still not too late to catch up in the garden, you have until the end of May to move stuff (in my part of the world anyhow)

I don't know anything about snowdrops Dove except I would hazard they are tough as old boots considering how they are divided.

Morning all...

There was a frost today but not as bad as yesterday and the sun is shining. Need to get that third box ball in today and my Pittosporum and the row of Lavender I have and that just leaves me 15 plants to go  unless I buy more  which could happy if I go anywhere near a GC  and then my work is never done  BUT...I would have the most amazing garden

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