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In the Garden Day by Day 2015
Sun 18-Jan-15
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Today Ian cleared the Greenhouse of old Pots, and swept it out, prior to it being disinfected before being used again. I ordered Packs of 'Alicante' and  'Shirley', Tomatoes, Broad Bean, 'The Sutton', 'Meteor' Pea, 'Early Nantes' Carrot, and several others, so I can write in my shiny new Gardening Journal tonight for the first time this Year.

Tue 20-Jan-15
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wave Are you not growing Sungold this year, Tina?

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Tue 20-Jan-15
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No, Danuta, although they were lovely, I like a big Tomato I can put in a Sandwich. I might grow 'Gardeners Delight' which is bigger.

Tue 20-Jan-15
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Danuta, we grew sungold, but only once - they really were not flavoursome. Strangely a friend of mine only buys sungold, she said they are gorgeous. Perhaps there was something in the ground or similar, but it has certainly put us off! thumbs_down

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Tue 20-Jan-15
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wave How strange Val.  I think Sungold are the most flavoursome small tomatoes are!  They are really sweet!

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Wed 21-Jan-15
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I second that Danuta, they have a beautiful flavor, and looking through my Seed Box, found a free Packet of Seed, so guess what, am growing at least one Plant. There will be enough Seed to send you some, save a bit of Money, Danuta, in fact will have free packs of Seed, mostly Flowers, will list them, then anyone who wants them is welcome, or could share.

Sat 24-Jan-15
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Happy Bunny today, my Mushroom growing Kit has arrived , and I have set it up.smile

Sat 24-Jan-15
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Disheartened to find that the rabbits have been digging up my flower borders again.  Looks like the Somme there are so many holes. frown

Sat 24-Jan-15
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Oh dear, I thought the badger was destructive enough, I am pleased that I don't have rabbits too.

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Sat 24-Jan-15
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Glad we do not have either here, but we do have lots of  Pigeons, being near a Wood, I can't grow Lettuce outside the Greenhouse unless covered with Mesh.

Sun 25-Jan-15
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I have moles, they dig up my lawn and flower beds.I would n ot dream of trapping them I like moles, but not in my garden.

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Sun 25-Jan-15
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Our neighbour's chickens keep getting in our garden (it's all fenced, but they fly up on the waist-high fence and then jump down).  I love seeing them in the garden, it's like having our own but without any of the bother!  But of course, when we start growing stuff this year, it will be a problem then, as we don't want them eating all our produce!  Unfortunately, the young neighbours seem to have lost interest in the chickens and certainly don't seem at all bothered about keeping them penned in, despite us having a quiet word with them about it.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Sun 25-Jan-15
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You will have to have a sterner word with them Sue, not good enough.

Sun 25-Jan-15
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if it gets a problem in the summer Sue you can always report them for neglect.

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Sun 25-Jan-15
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waveThey will eat all your young greens Sue!!  They need to have their wings clipped to stop them flying over.  You could politely suggest it to your neighbours.

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