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In the Garden Day by Day 2015
Sun 25-Jan-15
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I know, we're going to have to have another word with them.  It's not that they're neglecting the chickens, as such......they're just not as conscientious nor as enthusiastic about them as they were at the beginning.  They're a couple of kids - the neighbours, I mean, they're only 18 or 19, it's their first home together and I think they got a bit carried away with the whole 'our own home and we can have whatever pets we want' thing......they've also got 3 dogs and several ferrets, as well as the 40-odd chickens!

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

Sun 25-Jan-15
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wave 40 chickens!!!!  That is a lot of chickens.  How big is their garden?   

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Sun 25-Jan-15
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Garden's the same size as ours, sort of average-sized......most of the chickens are on a spare piece of land that the landlord farmer let them use, at the end of the field behind us, they've only got about 10 in the garden I think.

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

Sun 25-Jan-15
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I can see that being a problem for you, come spring.

I'll try that again!

Sun 25-Jan-15
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Got my Vermiculite and Compost, today, now just need Ian to get my Propergator out of the Shed, and away we go.

Wed 28-Jan-15
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Saved the Plastic Containers that things like Mushrooms come in, and am going to sow my first Seed tomorrow, watch this Space! Have to start them off in this, as Ian, has forgotten to get my Propagator out of the Shed.

Thu 12-Feb-15
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had a pleasant 1/2 hour in the garden today re potting some plants, it was nice to get outdoors for a change

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

Sun 15-Feb-15
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It's been dull but dry and not too cold today, so I managed to get out in the front garden and, with husband's help, prune the very overgrown clematis and honeysuckle along the front fence.  Weeded the flower beds either side of the gate too.  It all looks so much tidier now.  We have crocuses in flower in one of the tubs, which is lovely.

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Sun 15-Feb-15
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It is good to be able to get out and do things in the garden isn't it?  My tiny daffodils are in bloom but I think I have lost my crocuses.

I'll try that again!

Sat 21-Feb-15
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went to the top of the garden today, I have daffodils, grape hyacinth, crocus and snowdrops flowering

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Sat 21-Feb-15
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How lovely! Have a few Snowdrops struggling through. The Workmen have flattened everything with their Boots, feel like crying, such a mess, don't know what will come up.

Sat 21-Feb-15
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waveI have snowdrops and crocuses!   ( and brussel sprouts!!!  big_laugh )

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Sun 22-Feb-15
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Lots of blossom on my winter honeysuckle but even with my hands around the flowers can't smell the perfume.  Not sure if it's my cold or my hands aren't warm enough to bring out the perfume!  Think the rabbits have done for the few crocuses I had left around the tree on the lawn.  Grr!  I'm coming around to the idea of planting shrubs in the borders.  The rabbits don't seem to nibble the hardy varieties that I have to grown here because it's so windy.  Need to get down to weeding before I can do anything about redesigning but there's no sign of the weather letting up so the soil can dry.

Sat 28-Feb-15
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Planted some hollyhocks and lilly of the valley this afternoon

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Sun 1-Mar-15
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I have just planted a climbing rose and a redcurrant I picked up in the 99 pence shop

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