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whats happening in the cold frame!!!!!
Sun 20-Mar-11
5:39 pm
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JoannaS
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Unfortunately the only ones we see are in no fit state to be reused. If they are placed where they cook we can always use them as a solar dryer cheers, that's another plan.

Tue 22-Mar-11
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maria said:

So well into March thought an update of our cold frames/pollytunnells were due,

Looking good the sweet peas are out of the cold frame just waiting for me make their bed, dahlias are looking good just popped their heads out we have 2 leaves, the Australian pea is huge as are the cup and saucer vine, various love lies a bleeding popping up as are the swan river daisy never planted them before.   Marigolds/cosmos/cornflower/aster all in bed sleeping.

Tomatoes slowly growing, we have basil/mint/sage/thyme etc just peeping up.

As yet havent tended the arbour in preperation for April (mid) planting.

Sometimes I think I should just seed straight into the ground, maybe I will experiment next year!

Very succesful with snow on the mountain splitting it and growing dozens of new plants for tubs and arbour, I would so love to grow loads of aubretia and the golden saxi ¦. , as a girl in Devon I remember it gre everywhere made everthing look happy!

First daffodil about to open!


Ahhhhh, Spring at it's best, it's been a long time in coming but boy, it's well worth waiting for when all the things in the garden start peeping out their heads to see what it's like out side out of their dark winter sleep.

Makes every-thing in life appear far nicer when there seems an end in sight to this long, harsh winter we've had.  However, we are very fortunate when looking on the news and seeing disaster after disaster enfolding, all those poor people, makes me realise just how fortunate we are! Bless them that have endured such dreadful hardship and loss, it makes one very humble.

Odelle. wave

Tue 22-Mar-11
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wave Odelle, I love your description of Spring and new life and you are so right about us being fortunate.  You wrote about it all so well.big_hug

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