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- 06-03-2014, 07:31 PM #4841
Braved the elements & erected the kite (again).........anyways it's all secured, managed to fit some DIY guttering. Timbered the beds & chipped the central path. Drilled & fitted a wine box tap to the water butt.“Gorillas are very intelligent, but they don't have to be as delicate as chimps -- they can just smash open the termite nest,”
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- 06-03-2014, 08:51 PM #4842
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Pricked out chillies , sowed some pretties ..defrosted a freezer and made a note of its contents (how organised was that !)S*d the housework I have a lottie to dig
a batch of jam is always an act of creation ..Christine Ferber
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- 06-03-2014, 08:55 PM #4843
Last edited by darcyvuqua; 06-03-2014 at 08:55 PM.In the following link you can follow my recent progress on the plot
- 06-03-2014, 09:19 PM #4844
Set out some Parsnip (30x) seeds on damp kitchen paper to sprout before sowing. They are in a sealed plastic box to prevent drying out
- 06-03-2014, 11:03 PM #4845
Stabbed my self with something rusty not once not twice but four times today guess what I'll be doing Tm ?
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- 07-03-2014, 07:08 AM #4846
There's so much to do ! I can't cope
- moved my newspaper/card mulches where it's successfully killed the weeds, onto other weeds (it saves hours of weeding)
- finished cutting down rasps. The canes are now drying out, to be used as pea sticks
- sowed chitted peas direct under enviromesh (against pigeons, sparrows & hopefully pea weevil)
- cleared another bed of green manures to plant 2 dozen mizuna
- put the pulled-up GMs onto the beds that need improving. They'll rot down on their own, no digging in
- transplanted self-sown flowers to the perimeter fencing areas, which were weedy & are now becoming flower beds instead (if Mr Nobody can refrain from weedkilling them this year)
- mowed the paths & spread grass clippings on the beds
- started turning all the daleks
- moved 8 sacks of leafmould from home up to the lotty, to be used in the potato beds next year
- found the remaining carrots are throwing out new leaves: I don't want them to self-seed, so dug up for the guinea pigs
- cleaned out the GPs and took their poopy bedding up the lotty
- scattered blood, fish & bone over the onion beds
- planted out shallots, putting a few leaves of caliente mustard in each planting hole (against white rot)
- & 3 trays of winter cress, which did nothing all winter in the gh (not enough light). They'd recently got smothered in greenfly, so it was plant them outside or compost them.
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- 07-03-2014, 02:12 PM #4847
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Bark chipped round the greenhouse in the garden. It looks like its been there years now. Nipped to the lotty to tie thinks down as the winds getting up a bit. Had a coffee while there. Now off on school run.Chris
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- 07-03-2014, 03:36 PM #4848
Potted on a few chilli plants and helped my wife put up a second hand DVD case cabinet thingy to use as shelving in the shed!
Pretty pro active which means I'm slowly getting better
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