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  1. 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
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Spring has sprung

    by , 12-02-2011 at 01:35 PM
    After the dreary weather we've been having of late, it was so good to wake up to the sunshine this morning. I shot down the garden and gave the girls a good old clean out after their sterling laying efforts yesterday - more of the same today, I hope.

    Then as the weather was so nice, I did some tidying in the garden (the girls have been out loose, so have trashed it somewhat).

    Then I dug over the patch where my potatoes will go, and whizzed off to the garden centre ...
  5. Egg-citing news

    by , 12-02-2011 at 01:28 PM
    Well - I went to shut the girls up last night, had a look in the nest, and there were four eggs in there! A full house of eggs for the first time ever - and there wasn't even an Aggie special - no soft bits on any of them.

    May the baking commence...