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  1. 20/1/08

    by , 20-01-2008 at 07:49 PM
    Daffodils and primroses in bloom in the garden, despite the bottom still being flooded. We noticed ducks perching on log islands in the "lake" that is the water meadow - only high ground! Cycled out to North Ripley today - most farmyards still pretty flooded. Decided that nut and/or fruit trees could go by old front door to make orchard there rather than block our view over the meadows.
  2. 19/1/08 Greenhouse

    by , 20-01-2008 at 07:47 PM
    Got home to find Zaz had put my new greenhouse together. All it needs now is glass. Woohoo!
  3. January 20th 2008

    by , 20-01-2008 at 04:00 PM
    Mild today, but grey and damp. Cleaned lots of pots, trays and labels ready for the new season. Sowed Brunswick red onion seed, PSB summer sprouting (Suttons) and set Sturon onion sets in cell trays to give them a flying start (I hope). Still no sign of the Duraldo onion seed germinating, but Dr Hessayon says 3 weeks, so they have a few days to go yet.
    Cleared the dead chive tops, they are re-shooting already. Violets in flower, a few snowdrops flowering. The borders could do with forking ...
  4. Hypermobility Syndrome - Could YOU have it??

    by , 19-01-2008 at 08:37 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 12:51 AM by SarzWix

  5. good day on the garden

    by , 19-01-2008 at 06:20 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?