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    Getting all my beds finalised. Which will mean I can finish my plan and get a full night's sleep, as opposed to constantly running over the options in my mind.
    Fencing one of my patches, with the help of Mr Snoop.
    Getting some seeds off to a start, putting in garlic and some onions too.
    Moving chickens to a new spot.
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    Plot 1: redo the low fence between me and my new neighbor, check the winter peas which are 2 inches high.

    Plot 2: cut down last years raspberries and relocate the yellow ones further down into one dedicated row (planted them wrong last year).

    Plot 3: keep calm and carry on (dunno where I've heard that phrase but I'm kidnapping it)

    Garden: replace 4 fence panels, dig beds and tidy up, phew.

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    Oh I forgot - I'm also sending seeds to my family in Sweden. My brother, sister, niece and mother all get a parcel with five types of seed in them, and we're having a competition. I think I might need to sit out actually, cause it's that much milder here in the spring. Excited about getting them all growing the same stuff as me

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    What seeds are they Sarriss? I'm curious - and I might want to grow them myself.
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    I desperately need to get some ground turned over and to get some of my overwintering onions planted. Likewise my shallots which were started in pots . I also need to get the trenches for my show peas taken out and filled with fym and last years used compost. Can't do anything till the frost is out of the ground though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    What seeds are they Sarriss? I'm curious - and I might want to grow them myself.
    You already are, VC or at least one of them! They are...
    1. Tromboncino - the most hilarious plant to grow ever
    2. Courgette 'Yellow/Golden' - so prolific and easy, even first time growers will enjoy them
    3. Broccoli Raab - quick and easy to grow, and taste lovely!
    4. Cucumber 'Armenian Yard-long' - I've never tried them, but it'll be exciting to try them with my family
    5. Tomato 'Yellow Perfection' - everyone should have a tomato in their life
    6. Spaghetti squash - every low-carbers' dream!

    (just realised that's six, not five! )
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    Waiting for the permafrost to lift so I can get on concreting. Got all the sand gravel and cement, and its all shuttered up,now all I need is the weather. Turning steps into a slope so I can get OH wheelchair in and out of house.
    Hope to get it done tomorrow. Then I have leeks to pot on and make a start glazing my greenhouse at the allotment.
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    1, Get the top end of the plot rotovated; that's being realistic, I never got it dug over last year, so I'd better get in a man who can, soon as the weather allows
    2. I've salvaged some wide, old pine floorboards, so will make some more raised beds - need to treat them first though.
    3. The allotment greenhouse frame is fixed together, now, so need to screw it to a wooden base and fix that down with some fence pins to stop it blowing away, before I can put the cover on.
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