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'what have I planted this week!'
Wed 17-Apr-13
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Rob12
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The Wisteria and all the sweetpeas are now in position.  The mulberry tree has arrived so will be potted up today.  Also received two Egyptian tomato plants and I think 30 mixed chrysanthemums that need to be potted up.  The garden is filling up very very nicely now. Greenhouse is officially full already just with the various seedlings and I have the second wave to start yet.  Loving having my own space to grow where I don't have to answer to anyone.

Wed 17-Apr-13
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TA the photos will go on the blog , at various stages as they grow.

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

Wed 17-Apr-13
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Thanks Eileen.

I'll try that again!

Sat 27-Apr-13
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My broad beans that I planted last weekend are through, as are the peas, coriander, peppers and more tomatoes, chillies are just starting to show...more seed planting planned for today

Sat 27-Apr-13
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I haven't planted anything but while I've been weeding 2 x 40ft long veg beds husband has transplanted into the polytunnel: strawberry and runner bean plants we have brought on in the conservatory.  Also carrots, cabbage, radish, etc seed planted in the tunnel.  6 tomato plants in my greenhouse.  Cross your fingers because the squash, cucumber, melon, pepper, chilli and about 15 other various tomato plants have been moved into the tunnel.  I have covered them with fleece because the forecast is for cold weather again this week coming but the plants had to move out of the conservatory because they were getting leggy and taking up too much room.  Potatoes have gone into one of outside beds this week as have red and brown onions and garlic.  We're beginning to get the garden back under control as the weeds had taken over.  The grass is cut and edged so we shall be giving ourselves a day off tomorrow.  Probably take ourselves out for a walk or just play tourist in our own beautiful county - depends on the weather.

Sat 27-Apr-13
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Planted potattoes in raised bed and some alpine plants in a trough. Planted more onion sets- the ones I put in February retreated back in to the soil until last week, and suddenly they have sprouted and some are up to 6" tall.

Been weeding mostly and getting rid of Muscari that pop up everywhere.

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

Sun 28-Apr-13
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Wow, you've been busy Iris, I got borlotti beans, spring onions, parsley, lettuce and some morning glory seeds planted, busy baking at mo, then off out to do more.

Sun 28-Apr-13
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managed to persuade son to dig a hole for my thornless bramble, ive wanted one for ages so ive treated myself . Having spent several days feeling sorry for myself with a frozen shoulder i cant even attempt gardening, though 12 hours driving tomorrow has to be achieved somehow..lol

Sun 28-Apr-13
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It's the OH who has been bringing the seeds on.  I usually deal with the ornamental stuff - if you can't eat it hubby isn't interested!  I still can't do the heavy work in the garden but I'm gradually building up my stamina and strength.  I can now wheel a half-full barrow and I did use the self-propelled mower to cut the fiddly areas the ride-on won't reach but I'm not into digging yet, except with a handfork! I forgot, we also moved the broadbeans outside to harden off before getting them in the ground.  It's now just started to rain so won't need to water anything outside today.

Sun 28-Apr-13
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Still battling with weeds and trying to get grass under control.

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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Wed 1-May-13
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I am currently overrun by tomato seedlings - more than I have room for. I think nearly every seed germinated. Pity I can't say the same for the chillies. Out of a dozen pots, only 3 germinated and I've had to order more seeds so I can get some more going.

A friend with a glut of chilli plants has offered us one so it's not all bad news.

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Wed 1-May-13
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I had the same problem with some of my tomato seeds and the sweet peppers, the second lot of tomatoes ( a different variety) that I planted a week ago are sprouting but the  first lot did not germinate. a bit annoying when you pay nearly £2 for a packet only containing 6 seeds.

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

Thu 2-May-13
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I've tried this year to limit the tomato plants, as I'm usually rather lucky and everything germinates, I then can't bring myself to thin them out and even the weaklings get planted on, then in summer there are just too many, this year I've tried to be sensible from the start, but again every seed that I planted has germinated, so I've probably got 20 plants. Same problem as mike with the chillies though

Thu 2-May-13
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I think I've got about a dozen tomato plants but only 3 chillies thumbs_down

I ordered a few more packs of chilli seeds yesterday so hopefully they will come soon and I'll be able to get them planted. Since I keep the chilli plants indoors, it shouldn't matter too much if I am planting them a bit late in the season.

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Wed 8-May-13
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Planted leaf beets, more peas, more beans more cut and come again lettuce, more herbs, think I'll give the basil a go this week too. On the flower front I've planted some morning glory and more sweet peas, have some godetia to have a go at as I love them, but have been waiting for a bit of rain, which it looks like we'll gt today.

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