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In the Garden, day by day. 2014
Sun 19-Jan-14
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I am looking out my Seeds, today to see what I still need to buy, to start the growing season. I bought most of them when they were on offer last Autumn. I know I need an early Pea, no rude comments, please, and have finished my Dwarf Broad Beans, they are growing on well in the Greenhouse and will give me an early crop. Going to start off Shallots in individual Pots soon just waiting for them to arrive. Will chance an early sowing of 'Tan Tan' an early Lettuce, that did well last year.  Soon starting Peppers off in the Propagator.

They need a long growing season. Bulbs and Pansies doing well, that I planted outside in the Autumn.

Sun 19-Jan-14
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Tina, I am not sure if "Main Course" is the right place for this new thread - perhaps Danny would be able to move it ......

good idea for a new thread though, and perhaps some seed/plant exchange could be possible?

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Sun 19-Jan-14
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Just realized what I have done, so will close this here and now, with apologies. Tina xsorry

Mon 20-Jan-14
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eeek  Ooh, I managed to move a whole topic!  Go me! cool magic

I'll try that again!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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Thank you TA much appreciated. big_hug

Mon 20-Jan-14
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Well done, Toni !! ok  ok

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Mon 20-Jan-14
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Wearing my Mod badge with pride!  roll_eyes

I'll try that again!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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So you should, Toni x, coping with Eejits like me, is not easy!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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To add to that, well done Toni.

Nothing planted this year yet, but bulbs planted late last year appear to be coming through now. It is difficult to tell at present if they are the bulbs I planted or ones that were already there from previous plantings. Time will tell. It is surprising how quickly they have popped their heads through- a few weeks ago there were no signs of any bulbs in the ground.

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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There is nothing wrong with you Tina, I do things like that as well!

Thanks Martin.  I must admit that it is so good to have a full set of Mad tools again, I ws without for so long.

I'll try that again!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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Was that a typo, Toni, Mad tools ..... ? whistle

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wave  Wouldn't surprise me at all!!!!!  big_laugh     runaway

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Mon 20-Jan-14
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Or wishful thinking?  big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Mon 20-Jan-14
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I've been very tempted over the past few weeks to start planting, but I've resisted with the thought that February can often hit hard after a mild  winter, last night we had our first heavy frost of the year, it's not even gone from shady areas all day, so I shall hold off for longer, even though I've seen shrubs coming in to flower due to the mildness of the weather. Did some weeding and digging up over the weekend though.

Tue 21-Jan-14
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Off to the garden center today to buy compost to plant the alpine strawberry seeds I have. They will be kept on the windowsill and put out on the ledge later in the year.

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