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  • Walt replied to the topic maincrop potatoes in the forum Gardening Questions 10 minutes ago

    Hello Frank. I have grown Carolus for the last 2 years and I shall this year. It is a good cropper and a good keeper. It is a good all-rounder with blight resistance. We shall be having some with dinner this evening :good:

  • I was looking at buying a few potato setts and came across a variety Carolus, I have not heard of them or know anyone who has tried these, they get a good write up in T&Ms catalogue. Has anybody grown these? if so what is the verdict bearing in mind I only grow in containers now. I would be interested to hear what the panel think.

  • cilla posted an update 1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    Afternoon clickers. We went to Bradgate this morning after all and it was beautifully sunny….couldn’t resist taking more photos, I’m sure you are sick of them by now :lol: Did the ironing this afternoon,changed the bed and washed the bed linen. I was going to dig my bean trench but too cold to be pleasurable but there were two pied wagtails on…

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  • Goldfish commented on the post, Sheila 2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    I am so sorry to have missed this posting because I was away from my laptop while being on holidays. Very sad news and I am sorry to hear of her death. I am sure as gardens we would plant a flower in our garden […]

  • Hello dearest friends, the rain/sleet is on now and it’s going to be freezing tonight. Found almost £55.00 in coins around the house which is going to be used for buying this year’s plants and spuds. Ordered the spuds and onion sets today just need to order my 500 plugs now. Happy Shopping Goldfish…lol

  • morning all, sprinkle of snow overnight, but raining on and off now, chicken broth cooking for lunch and off to library shortly, enjoy your day folks

  • Morning all, miserable here, but keep reminding myself, it is nearly February, and so far we cannot complain about the Weather. Busy Day as usual, Friends coming for Lunch,so going to make Cheese and Onion Soda Bread, with a bit of Sweet Pepper in. Have Fruit Cake, made Sunday, and Vegetable Soup,no one goes hungry in this House! Sorry, have to…[Read more]

    • Cor Tina, I wish I lived next door to you (apart from the weather, that is ;-) ), your food always makes my mouth water :lol:

  • Kilcreggan looks a lovely place, Duncan. No wonder your Mum loved it :rose:

  • Jenn posted an update 8 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Morning clickers. An icy start here today but there is a beautifully blue sky to enjoy. Don’t know whether to nip over the plot or continue with the decorating in the living room…will decide after another cup of tea. Had an appointment to see the special needs coordinator at Finn’s school yesterday morning re his dyslexia and she was…[Read more]

    • Morning Jenn :-) good to hear you’re hopeful of good support for Finn :good: I’m sure the tea will help with your decision-making :lol: Enjoy the day :-)

      • Morning Jane. I think the tea is a means of delaying the decision ;-) . Could quite happily cosy up under a blanket with my book and not get anything done today. Have been averaging about 5 hours sleep this past couple of weeks and it’s staring to wear me down :yawn: :yawn: :yawn: Yes, we were pleased with yesterday’s meeting. He has been…[Read more]

        • Having this information will give you a lot more confidence in ‘the system’. We should all remember that we’re all on the same spectrum, just at different points of it, whatever it is that’s being looked at :rose:

        • Hi Jenn. That is most encouraging news with the new teacher, I hope it all goes well for Finn.
          I’m glad I’m not the only one feeling exhausted with broken sleep, I was beginning to think I had something awful! The full moon is on the wane now so perhaps sleep will be better ;-)

    • Good :good:
      … and good day Jenn :rose:

      • Morning Anne – it’s a bit nippy out there – stay cosy :rose: I think I may take my own advice :lol:

        • I have just read your reply to Jane and was impressed by your new teacher’s grip on the situation re Finn … and coping mechanisms to process and organise his ideas is good :good:
          All the best Jenn, and yes, you get yourself some relaxation too :good: :rose:

  • VegVamp posted an update 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Morning Clickers, it’s bloomin freezing AND we have snow. :lost-the-car: so my usual swim is on hold until I see what the roads are like. :fingers-crossed: we will be going to pick up the OH’s car either this afternoon or tomorrow morning, deep sighs of relief. :lol: Have a good day and stay warm. :-)

  • cilla posted an update 10 hours, 20 minutes ago

    Morning clickers. I finished the domestics yesterday with dusted furniture and clean floors :lol: I hadn’t intended going for a walk but it was such a lovely day that I went for 4 miles after lunch and met a few people to chat to en route. Silent witness was good but gory last night ;-) This morning we are going to Swithland Reservoir for a walk…[Read more]

    • Morning again domestic Goddess Cilla. I am enjoying Silent Witness, gore and all. ;-) Wrap up warm if you are out walking it’s very Brrr here. :-)

    • Morning Cilla :-) will watch SW tonight – thanks for the heads up on the gore ;-) Just had a nice walk but the only wildlife was a man and his 3 dogs! Enjoy Swithland Reservoir – wrap up well :-)

  • cilla commented on the post, Sheila 10 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Hi Duncan. How lovely that your mum will be back home. Thank you for letting us know :love:

  • Morning clickers :-) heard rain in the night and the owl at about 5 o’clock. Not only do I have no Plan B today, I don’t really have a Plan A either :lol: Must be something to do with that wolf moon so close to the house ;-) Have a good day everyone :-)

    • Good morning Jane. You are just trying to make me jealous with your owl :lol: That moon is something else, it was almost too bright to look at this morning when I fetched the cameras in. Plan A skipping perhaps, keeping warm will be Plan B I expect. :-)

    • Morning girls, making all of us jealous Cilla. ;-) My plans have just been kiboshed as we have snow! and it’s still falling. :confused: Eeeek. Stay warm both. :-)

  • VegVamp commented on the post, Sheila 20 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Thank you Duncan. :rose:

  • Plenty blackthorn here I think a little cold here polar bears would struggle to settle here

  • Busy garden Anne

  • Good evening not much heat about. Life is Too hectic for my linking. Body is struggling at the moment doctors tomorrow see what the next step is as injection is not doing its job. Looking at more surgery I would say or a total different work approach I don’t know how to do anything else.

  • Duncan commented on the post, Sheila 21 hours, 4 minutes ago

    Thanks again everyone. Popped on with a wee update. One of my sister’s and I went to see the funeral director today. He’s a guy we grew up with in a small village called Kilcreggan. It’s also the village my mum […]

  • I just repeated my last years resoloutions …To try and keep contact with the family, to try to keep healthy… and to make more effort to keep the house and garden tidy….

  • Walt posted an update 22 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Good evening.
    Birthday…Placido Domingo

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