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    Jay22 is online now Mature Fruiter
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    I'm tired just reading that Penellype!

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    Tomorrow I plan to :
    • Mooch around the plot a bit,
    • Prod at things with a spade
    • Chop something down
    • Walk down the plot for something and when I get there forgot what I came for. Repeat several times taking a different item back with me each time until I remember it was a cup of coffee in the first place but it's now heading off home time. Then drink said beverage once I get home.
    • Rebuild the other part of the greenhouse beds
    • Plant out the toms and peppers destined for the other part of the green house bed.
    • Pot up remaining toms and peppers into MFBs
    • Plumb in more drippers into the greenhouse irrigation for the MFBs
    • Plant out pumpkin plant
    • Plant out some lavender
    • Plant out some Mexican Marigolds

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    Sow more courgettes, squashes & peas.

    Get rid of failing garlic and sow fresh carrot seed

    Lots of seed sowing really

    Get OH to mend fallen pea arch

    Pot on brassicas

    Fill salad planters and pick out and sow lettuce

    Plant out amaranth

    Finish putting canes in for toms and do some serious armpit plucking

    Get rid of old chard and weed bed

    Plant out pots of peas for children

    Commit mass murder of slugs in the dark mwah ha ha ha ha
    Another happy Nutter...

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    Today's plan ( will probably go .... Up because the other half's involved! )
    Put up electric fence around the field.
    Fill the new shed with yet more of his cr@p so it's not outside spreading across my garden like an oil slick!
    Pot up the last of my overflow plants.
    Pluck 2 chickens

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    This weekend's list (unlikely to be completed):

    At my friend's (mornings)
    Construct tomato supports (string and canes) for plants to be trained at an angle parallel to the greenhouse roof - part done (run out of S hooks)
    Remove sideshoots from tomatoes - done for now
    Pot up 2 small tomato plants - done
    Pot up cucumber - done
    Make hotbed for melons - done
    Remove bolted leeks and broccoli - done
    Plant out celeriac, runner beans and outdoor tomatoes - done celeriac and tomatoes. Runner beans can wait until next week (too windy)
    Weeding - done some
    Cover paths with weed suppressant fabric (old stuff is disintegrating) - leave to next week
    Watering - done
    Harvest cucumber - done
    Harvest calabrese - done

    At home (afternoons)
    Sow runner beans that have chitted - done (2 left)
    Pot up candytuft seedlings - done
    Plan next round of planting in buckets - in progress
    Pick ripe tomatoes - done for now
    Check nasturtiums and remove any blackfly - done for now
    Check for and remove slugs and snails - done for now
    Harvest lettuce, calabrese, turnips, peas - done
    Plant out courgette in pot vacated by turnips - done
    Move Lady C potato buckets, replace with gooseberry bush - done
    Harvest remainder of Charlotte potatoes from hotbed - done yielded 1.55kg new potatoes.
    Move blackcurrant bush onto hotbed and cover with net - done
    Harvest remains of spring cabbage (regrowth) - done nothing really worth eating when inspected closely
    Salvage beetroot if possible (bolting) - leave to Monday
    Harvest strawberries - done for now
    Watering - done

    Added - harvest first carrot from indoor pot - done

    If time (!)
    Remove old calabrese from buckets 7 and 14
    Plant out peas in buckets - buckets prepared, too windy today
    Pot up cosmos seedlings
    Rearrange pots on path near front fence - remove peas and add cosmos
    Empty some compost out of hotbin

    The rest of this will have to wait until Monday.
    Last edited by Penellype; 11-06-2017 at 06:35 PM.
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    Today I intended to................

    Clean out the chooks - Done
    Plant more tomatoes in the GH Done
    Weed Beds 10 and 11. Failed
    Pick some peas Done
    Check the broad beans for blackfly.Done

    Better hope for some good weeding weather tomorrow
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    This evening. Avoid being divorced by Mrs Balders.
    Imagine being married to me (my online persona is somewhat like my real one)!!
    Fingers crossed...
    Last edited by Baldy; 11-06-2017 at 07:36 PM.
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    Tomorrow I have one major thing I intend to do................................wake up..........if I don't post again I failed.

    It's a time of life thing
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