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  1. Hypermobility Syndrome - Could YOU have it??

    by , 19-01-2008 at 09:37 PM (Meanderings...)
    I promised ages ago that I would do a post about this, and having just received my membership renewal pack from The Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA) with plenty of info. and a request to spread the word, I figure now is a good time! So, some questions:
    • Were you particularly good at gymnastics or ballet when you were younger due to your suppleness?
    • Have you ever had any 'double-joints'?
    • Did you have problems with your joints in your teens, way before you were 'supposed

    Updated 11-04-2009 at 01:51 AM by SarzWix

  2. good day on the garden

    by , 19-01-2008 at 07:20 PM
    done lots today on the garden, extended into the lawn to make up for the space i lost with the compost bins. got some earlys sown in the green house me and the daughter had fun doing that. run out of compost and trays do do anymore. does anyone know where to get some seed trays at a good price?
  3. Growing tomatoes on straw bales

    by , 19-01-2008 at 05:17 PM
    Has anyone tried the straw bale method for growing tomatoes?
    I am intending to try it this spring, and wondered what results other members have had
  4. The proof!

    by , 19-01-2008 at 01:20 PM
    Ah, the proof I have been waiting for.

    It is too early to sow!

    At least there are another 900+ lettuce seeds and 500+ cabbage seeds left in the packet
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  5. 18th January - seed potatoes from DT Brown

    by , 18-01-2008 at 11:20 PM
    The bottom of the garden is totally flooded, though the cherry plum hedging I planted along the fenceline is no longer actually standing in water.

    The lady at the egg farm told me this morning she has lived here for 60 years (in the house opposite us until she was eight) and it never floods more than to the very bottom of the gardens, so there's hope yet! There are loads of bulbs coming through (just poking their heads above the top of the water!) so they are obviously used to it! ...