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Thread: What I Did Today Archive 2009

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    Jenny22Cumbria is offline Seedling
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    Today I bought some Chard seeds (bright lights) from the garden centre on my way home from work. I really don't need them - I'd already planned what I'd like to plant this year and I've swapped seed I didn't want/need for wonderful things other grapes were offering. Still, I've thought for a while that Chard would be a nice veg to cook with and it 's supposed to be easy to grow

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    Actually, I sat for most of today on my big fat arse (with my Woman Flu) in our Conservatory, snuggled up looking very unattractive, and looking out onto our front garden, and just over the drystone wall at all of the woods?
    I was sorting out my seeds into Biodynamic categories of Leaf, Root, Fruit and Flower, and when the constellations might permit me to sow them? (no - don't ask!) and I was so beautifully entertained by doing that all day, AND by the birds, that by this evening, I'd forgotten I had Woman Flu, and almost forgot to tell Trousers that the estate agent had phoned with another viewing....
    Thankfully, with the 'Culprit' who keeps giving me these bugs safely out of the country now for a week, I can begin to take notice of my 2009 Horoscope, which said:
    "Get Back Out There, And Show People What You're Made Of..."
    Which would be nice!

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    had a busy morning (off work at the moment just had some skin graphs done on my arm so cant do anything too heavy) I planted my 1 rasberry cane from wilko, rescued my sweet peas from the sowing pots they are a little tall for them now and planted them into their growing pots which I got from B&Q at the weekend lovely glazed quite big pots for a bargain 3 each they are covered with fleece in the greenhouse they look much happier, then planted some tomato and hot pepper seeds and brought them into the house for the warmth, watered my lemon and lime trees and gave them a good spray with soapy water as I think they have a few bugs on them now I am going to have my dinner left overs from last nights tea

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    Well I've had a lovely day so far Must be because the sun's shining, still 'kin cold though! Been down to the lottie and pulled out the last of the cabbages that the pigeons had attacked so the chooks could have some more nice fresh greens. I dug over the part where the Savoys had been, dug a trench and buried the contents of a Bokashi bin in it ready for putting my French beans in later in the year. It might not be the proper rotation sequence, but I'm still learning. I've sorted out part of the shed at home so at least I can get in it and I more or less know where things are if I need them. I found the heated propagator that my Mum bought for me years ago, cleaned it up, and put it to use on some seeds I sowed on 8th January that haven't started doing anything yet. Had a lovely feeling that my Mum was helping me today. I do miss her
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    i've not done much today...but watched my OH and his son clear part of the garden and make 2 raised beds for me.
    They then started to fill them with soil and some chicken manure. can't wait for them all to be finished and sorted and then i can start the big tidy up in the garden and have it all landscaped to how i want it

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    Sowed seeds for peppers, aubergine (prosperosa) and experimental early tomatoes in my propogator. Haven't got a heated one but it's sitting ontop of my fridge.

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    Sowed some chives from the 1 special kit from Wikos. Not sure if I've fell off the moon planting wagon. Are chives a leaf or flower?
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    Today I looked back to the beginning of this thread, to see what people were doing on this day in 2006, 07 and 08. Some great tips & reminders on there.
    All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.

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