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  • karenp posted an update 4 days, 6 hours ago

    evening all, went up to the plot this afternoon, lots of watering and put up runner bean frame the planted out the plants, have Alans Rhonda black and some french runner beans too, did a bit of strimming after, a bit achy tonight as was in the garden yesterday tackling my niebours wilderness trying its best to move into our garden :confused:…[Read more]

  • i did the bumblebee count last year as found it so easy with the app on my phone, must look into this one too :good:

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 4 days, 6 hours ago

    yes Anne i can see it too ;-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 4 days, 6 hours ago

    think most of us are guilty of that dash around with the housework, definitely will catch up on it on those rainy days ;-)
    enjoy your day tomorrow :-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 4 days, 6 hours ago

    does seem to work too and once the slugs have gorged themselves on the oats which will kill them they are perfectly safe if any birds ect eat them, saw this tip in a gardening magazine a few years ago :good:

  • karenp posted an update 6 days, 4 hours ago

    evening all, popped to the allotment quickly this evening to water, blooming slugs already been nibbling my aubergines in the polytunnel so reluctantly put some slug pellets down, thankfully no critters can get into the tunnel so at least they are fine :good: i use porridge oats for the open areas as no harm to the birds and other little…[Read more]

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 6 days, 4 hours ago

    thank you :-) was certainly a fun weekend :good: yes Cilla we did a bit of dancing as was an eighties night so plenty of music from our era ;-), there was an hen party too, they dressed up with the eighties theme which made us feel rather old :dunno: , but we all joined in with the singing and dancing though :lol:
    then yesterday we went to…[Read more]

  • Such lovely colours and do love even the rain drops on the flowers, and that tulip is beautiful too with its flouncy fringe :good:

  • karenp posted an update 1 week, 2 days ago

    Evening all, haven’t been on here for a while, very busy up the allotment and the garden and my on my time does fly too, well what lovely weather we’ve had this pass week, just a shame it’s not so good today :bad:
    Busy weekend too, were going on a river boat shuffle tomorrow night, the last time I sent on one of those I was 17yrs :confused:…[Read more]

    • Enjoy that shuffle Karen……would that be dancing? I hope your OH enjoys his helicopter trip :-)

    • Hallo Karen … lovely to ‘see’ you and clearly having a good weekend in store. Hope it goes really well for both of you :love:
      Hasn’t it been great for growing … am really enjoying it. Am guessing that the chooks are in fine fettle too? :love:
      Have a lovely weekend :rose:

    • Hello Karen :-) hope tomorrow goes well for your OH!

      • thank you :-) was certainly a fun weekend :good: yes Cilla we did a bit of dancing as was an eighties night so plenty of music from our era ;-), there was an hen party too, they dressed up with the eighties theme which made us feel rather old :dunno: , but we all joined in with the singing and dancing though :lol:
        then yesterday we went to…[Read more]

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    Haha live ;-)

    • hi Karen . how are the chooks ? You all have a lovely weekend too :love: :rose:

      • cilla replied 1 month ago

        Hi Karen. Love is nicer ;-) Have a good weekend and stay safe.

  • karenp posted an update 1 month ago

    Afternoon all, so far weather still not too bad, but a bit on the cooler side now just when I was getting used to that warm sunny weather, really hope the weather isn’t too severe tonight and tomorrow as forecasted, anyway I love in hope, have a lovely weekend though folk :-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    And what a lovely looking couple too :good:

  • karenp posted an update 1 month ago

    Evening all, very busy time of year, lots of gardening , been laying bark on the borders in the garden and looks very nice too, hopefully it will help keep in the moisture, went to the plot this am at 9am spent 3 hours non stop planted the pea plants and broadbeans then dug over where the strawberry patch was then did some strimming, popped into…[Read more]

    • cilla replied 1 month ago

      Hi Karen. Happy Easter to you :-) You have been busy but this weather is fabulous isn’t it. Have a lovely weekend. :notacloudinsight: :rose:

    • Hi Karen … sounds as tho’ you’ve had a lovely day :good:
      I hope you, and your ‘girls’ have a lovely day tomorrow too :walt: :rose:

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Night night Anne :-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    It’s good when you hear this and totally agree Lyn about the excuse to skipping the housework ;-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    :cute: will do Anne

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Certainly a sign of spring and summer when they arrive :good:

  • karenp posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Afternoon all, was so pleased to see the swifts have returned again this year to us, now feel spring is definitely here, anyway have a lovely evening all and do hope it’s sunny where you are too as turned out a lovely day in the end here in the South :-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    You’ll enjoy your dinner more once you’ve had an afternoon rest :good: :-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Evening Cilla, was a very cold morning here today too brrr, and yes tv is rubbish now on Saturday’s :bad:
    Enjoy your spag bol :good:

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