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  1. Forget the weather

    by , 22-01-2008 at 09:09 PM
    OH hospitalised last night due to high blood pressure - baby Niamh due to make her appearance a week on Sunday. Thye let OH home this evening - next check up on Thursday ! So not much going on workwise - got another 4 box orders yesterday -= 49 a week now. This weeks boxes will contain potatoes, carrots, onions, cabbage, leeks, swedes and sprout tops.
  2. nice day

    by , 22-01-2008 at 06:43 PM
    sown lots of herbs today hope they go ok in the polly tunnel. cant wait till they start growing.
  3. Week 4 - this time its planting...

    by , 22-01-2008 at 08:18 AM
    Oh dear,

    I cracked last night, just saw that packet of mini peppers sat there and it was talking to me, sow me, sow me... so being a gardener of little brain I succumbed! Just had to sow a dozen california wonder at the same time.

    This may not be quite as daft though as it first seemed.. having had a good nose through lots of the forum posts yesterday they all seemed to be saying that peppers really need a good early start. I figure that we are nearly into February ...
  4. When will the rain stop

    by , 21-01-2008 at 01:36 PM
    Whent down the Plot today not good lost all our sprin cabadges
    not shore if this has worked I can not see them in the preview???
    have to ask Mrs D
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  5. Week 4

    by , 21-01-2008 at 09:38 AM

    It's week 4 and managed to get a little bit more done in the garden.... the really good news is that the first of the strawbs have started sprouting today :-) they are so tiny though, pricking them out could be a little tricky.... having heard stories of 2-3 weeks germination and low germination rates I'm really encouraged by this positive start.

    Emptied out a third of the compost bin into the new bed at the weekend, quite impressed with the apparent quality ...

    Updated 21-01-2008 at 03:59 PM by Herbgardener