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  • karenp posted an update 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Happy birthday Anne, hope you’ve had a great day :cake: :rose:

    • Evening Karen. Did you go to Glasto this year?

      • Thank you Karen … I wonder [if you did that is] if you were ushered into the car park site by our son or D-in-L. They have been stewarding at Glasto for donkey’s years :dance: :lol: Am waiting to hear all about it :lol:
        Nightnight Karen…hugs & cuddles for Alfie and ‘the girls’. xx :rose:

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Thankyou jane, yes certainly enjoying this weather :good:

  • karenp posted an update 3 weeks ago

    Afternoon all, lovely sunny day, off this week, mainly pottering about my favourite activity ;-)
    Just made a quiche Lorraine with compliments from my hens, lovely yellow yolks :good:
    Off up to the allotment tomorrow for a full day, but more than pottering up there though :confused:
    Anyway happy gardening folk :-) :love:

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 1 week ago

    yes that dreaded blight when it warms up, your potatoes looking healthy as usual though :good:

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 1 month, 1 week ago

    evening Anne, you’ve reminded me i must sow my nasturtiums too :good: :-)

    • I had completely missed them out Karen and I do so love them … sometimes to decorate a salad too ;-) :rose:

  • karenp posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    good evening all :cute:
    well what grotty weather we are getting, but to be honest the garden and the plot most definitely needed it, with all this rain its pushed me indoors to do those chores i tend to put off :confused:
    did a bit of sewing repairs and taking up hems, must say not really my cup of tea is sewing and shows when the repairs fall…[Read more]

    • Hi Karen … it was great wasn’t it , and hopefully the Summer will be back PDQ
      Nightnight Hugs for Alfie :rose:

    • Morning Karen :-) it’s amazing what we find to do when the weather’s bad, isn’t it and there’s no excuse for staying in if you have an Alfie :lol: Have a good day and fingers crossed for :notacloudinsight:

  • karenp posted an update 2 months 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 2 months ago

    yes Anne i can see it too ;-)

  • karenp posted a new activity comment 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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]

    • Porridge oats … Good tip that. Thanks Karen :good: :rose:

    • Oh Karen, well done for finding a way to deter them! :good: ;-)

      • 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 a new activity comment 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Haha live ;-)

  • karenp posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks 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 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    And what a lovely looking couple too :good:

  • karenp posted an update 3 months 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]

    • 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 3 months, 1 week ago

    Night night Anne :-)

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