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Gardening, day ,by day.
Sun 8-Sep-13
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What have you been doing in the Garden, today? I have pruned all the dead Rose heads, severed my baby Strawberries from the mother plants, now have a dozen new plantlets, ready for Spring. Inspected my Marrows, should take me well into October, Lettuces doing well outside, mixed varieties. Taken a pot of Tomatoes that were just about finished out of the Greenhouse, and picked Sage, tied it in packs, and hung in Greenhouse to dry. Xmas Potatoes doing well, planted a couple of Pots with Pansies, and tidied up generally.

Sun 8-Sep-13
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Oh dear, searched for eggs! Too much else going on at the moment.

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Sun 8-Sep-13
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wave  Picked lots of tomatoes and harvested the rest of the cabbages.  Made sure the squashes were all sitting properly and not going bad underneath.  Inspected the large courgettes which are destined for soup later on in the week.  I only have a small garden but am pleased with what I have produced this year.  

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Sun 8-Sep-13
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I would be proud of all that produce too - and I have seen your garden!

I'll try that again!

Mon 9-Sep-13
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Nothing done today in the garden yet, but hope to get a few hours done this afternoon, yesterday I removed all the leaves from the tomato plants, pulled up some of the yellowing leaves from the angelica and tidied up the roses.
I'm steadily working my way round the garden weeding and trying to pull up vast amounts of geranium which I have just let spread but am now sick of them, hope to get more of that done this afternoon.

Wed 11-Sep-13
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Just before it started to rain, I watered in the Greenhouse, and hand pollinated some Marrows, find I get better results from,doing that. Mean't to get some pruning, and tidying done, but rain stopped play!.

Wed 11-Sep-13
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Same here Christine , and the same yesterday...and today for that matter.

Fri 13-Sep-13
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My ordered Fleece, and Bubble Wrap, arrived today, so am set for night time frosts. As soon as the Tomatoes, and Cucumbers, are finished, will clean out Greenhouse, bring in the Fuchsias, and plant Spring Onions, Lettuce, and Dwarf Broad Beans, give them an  early start. Forgot to say, will Bubble Wrap Greenhouse first.

Fri 13-Sep-13
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Cut the front grass. Clipped the forsythia, it was getting quite rampant.

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Fri 13-Sep-13
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The weather forecast is good for tomorrow, plenty of Sun, but cooler, I will put a Cardie on, and plant out my Elephant Garlic, and also dig up a good root of Mint, make that three, one will thrive, will pot it up in fresh Compost, and take it into the Greenhouse, when it will grow, and give me Mint for my Xmas Potatoes.

Sat 14-Sep-13
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I am pooped! Been in Garden all  afternoon, planted Tub of Dwarf Broad Beans, planted Elephant Garlic, Took all the Beans out of Tub, Got to freeze them, all sorts of jobs that needed doing. Did not get round to planting Lettuce, and Spring Onions.

Sat 14-Sep-13
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Cut the back grass and weeded extensively. The rain earlier this week has brought on a growth spurt but at least the dandelions are easier to get out with the ground softened. Picked some Swiss Chard to have for dinner tonight.

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Sun 15-Sep-13
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Did another chunk of radical weeding yesterday, I am thinking of a significant change to the garden for next year and am weeding out all the self sown campanulas ( well not all, but most) as well as the geraniums and the 'proper'' weeds. The soil is easy to work with the rain, but I have to admit we are blessed with lovely soil, I only wish all my customers gardens were as good, the majority of my old ladies are in an area of heavy clay, and ITa's garden is a thin layer of topsoil over compacted rubble.

Sun 15-Sep-13
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My Gardening is done entirely in Pots and Tubs, except for the fruit , of course, as am unable to bend down to the ground, everything is at a perfect height for me. I have a raised Bed, and it really is raised! about waist height in which I m growing Potatoes, I do grow everything, and have a good harvest, so it can be done, even if you have awful soil, clay, is the worst, definitely, I remember, one year, getting a new posting, mid summer, and before you could say Knife! I had my husband breaking the compacted soil with a Pickaxe, it is long hard work with clay, but digging in loads of humous, it does take a fair time, but then the rewards are great, as it retains all the nutrients. We lived in Suffolk once, and the soil was dreadful, sandy, every drop of water went straight, harder to deal with than clay, even.

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Started the fall cleanup as the garden refuse is picked up this week. Composter almost full and I need to leave some room for the leaves once they start to fall. Thinking of moving my rhubarb next spring to a shady spot as it always dies off in the hot weather. Daughter still picking from her plants last week.

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