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  1. Today is the day:)

    by , 21-02-2011 at 07:14 AM
    Well, here I am sitting with endless packs of seeds getting ready for the challenge set. We have to raise enough to get the work on the memorial garden started Where do I start, I think with the tomatoes. Yes tomatoes it is, then the chillies and peppers ohh, and aubergines. Better get started!!!
  2. New trix!

    by , 18-02-2011 at 01:25 PM
    It's february, my feet are cold, I need Vitamin D, and my daughter is only 4 months old, so can't dig yet!!!

    I missed so much last year as I wasn't able to garden due to pregnancy and risk of toxoplasmosis, as we have 2 cats and our neighbours have them too.

    So I am itching to get back into the garden, but some major work is needed.

    Our raised bed retaining wall(round sleeper-y things) has rotted and needs replacing, but with what?? what to plant? where ...
  3. all new to me

    by , 17-02-2011 at 06:51 PM
    Woohoo today we got the go ahead for a plant sale at work, I am armed with seeds and pots hoping to raise loads of money for the garden club
  4. whats geminated

    by , 15-02-2011 at 09:33 PM
    I have recently checked in the greenhouse what seeds have germinated from the seeds I sown on the 7th Feb, these are the first ones done in what now is a heated greenhouse last year it was only a cool one so what did I sow ???
    Well lets start off by saying this year I am trying some Russian seed I got off the internet
    I have sown their hot chilly their extra sweet cherry tomato and their xxl celery ( none of which have started to show yet ) Just early days I hope.
    Onto ...
  5. feb update

    by , 12-02-2011 at 02:13 PM
    the first day of the year the sun is coming over the fence is hitting the whole of the 2 raised beds. nice. it also means my rockery/cold frame covered with old double glazing frames is getting some heat - must post a pic of that sometime. overwintering spinach starting again nicely. quite a few weeds starting so maybe the time for planting out is close. pity my rosemary has suffered this winter. lots of brown branches. i've taken 4 cuttings to try and save it and cut out all the dead stuff from ...