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Nice to get out in the garden!

grovesy

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Sunny and mild day here today, was nice to get out and do some tidying in the garden. Did two sessions, had to be sensible and not try not to do more, as did not want cause my back to flare up.
Was good for both the body and the spirit.
 

Anitram

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Hoping to do the same if the weather stays dry, and as my wife has just gone off to the garden centre it definitely looks to be on the agenda for tomorrow.
 

grovesy

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I am think we have rain forecast for here tomorrow. I got one back border and two beds out front, done that leaves one large border front and back to do.
I moved large pots in greenhouse of staging on to border, so I could put a bag of seed compost into a propagator warm up.
 

Christy

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It was lovely today. Blue skies. Hopefully a nice Spring beckons!
 

Stitch147

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I'm hoping to get some decent weather in 2 weeks time as I've got 17 days off work and want to tackle the garden a bit.
 

Billy Bob

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Picked up loads of pallet timber from work and a large round plastic loft water tank that I plan to clad in timber for my new apple tree and make some more planters for tomatoes and other veg
 

Ditto

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I wish I had a fella to do stuff like that for me @Billy Bob. :)

I got out yesterday for the first time this year, felt very accomplished but woke this morning hardly able to move. My thighs feel like they've had a major work-out! I was only tidying weeding and for not more than an hour.

Garden a mess but the Lenten Rose has been flowering for ages, maybe even end of last year. Well done that plant.

20210216 Lenten Rose.jpg
 

grovesy

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Dull and overcast here but mild today, I managed to get more done, had to come in at 1.30 as it started to rain. Still have more to do.
 

Billy Bob

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@Ditto It doesn't look that messy especially mid winter I'm sure it will be a floral delight by summer
Once I'm done I'll get some pics but I have no idea how to load them on here ?
 

Ditto

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@Billy Bob, it's very easy to do pix. If they're in your documents you just click attach files (below) and go from there. If I can do it anybody can. :)

I hope my Clematis survives, I only got it last summer. :rolleyes:
175l) Clematis 'Bill MacKenzie' yellow bell flower - Situ black recycling box base lg shed bed...jpg
 

grovesy

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Nice and sunny here again today, been out in the garden again, but stopped for the day as tidying my lawn edges, is not kind on the back. It was good to get out. My Garmin tells me I have done twice the minimum amount of activity in 2 days, that is the amount for 7 days.
 

Leadinglights

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Very windy in Cov this morning so spent time in the greenhouse sowing seeds. Something I found which I am going to try are 2 squash varieties which have 75% less carbs than potatoes, they are called Baked Potato and Mashed Potato from Thompson and Morgan. Now need more compost.
 

Ditto

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The Crocus are looking nice. :)
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Stitch147

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Gonna do a garden centre trip either this weekend or next Wednesday (my next days off work) to get stuff ready to tackle the garden. Might even get some rocks for painting whilst there. Garden is drying out nicely so should be able to get grass cut and everything else that needs doing.
 

grovesy

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Overcast but still mild ,done more lawn edge tidying, had to stop for a break after half an hour, as my back niggling. Still front lawn and the rest of back lawn to do. I reckon that is going to take another couple of days. I have plenty of compost at the moment as I had a delivery a few weeks ago, from my local garden centre, ordered more seeds yesterday.
 

Leadinglights

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Just returned from our first serious allotment visit, visiting mice have demolished 1kg of green manure seeds plus bits of string and netting, they have made a right mess in the shed. Really windy but nice to get out in the fresh air.
 
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