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by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anyone heard it yet?
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Anyone heard it yet?

Has anyone heard the Cuckoo yet....I can't remember when I first heard it last year, I think it was about the 22nd.
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Frost first thing but, nice sun shine now....actually, I have just come back from cutting the allotment grass.

Looks like we have another cold week infront of us, Barney, but then i'm expecting good things... :)
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:09 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Happy Birthday.

Dear Johnboy, may I wish you a very Happy Birthday my dear fellow and hope you have a wonderful day.

I also hope you are still managing to get out and do what you are best at, and that's growing things and tending your land...
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

It must be very frustrating indeed, Primrose, not being able to do what you want, especially when you are passionate about it...
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Your post reminds me, just how lucky I am, Robo...life is so tough for some people!

Just had Big Bertha the rotovator out...brought the soil down to the most fabulous tilth...bet Primrose would be so excited, if she had a plot of ground like that, to plant in... :)
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

It's snowing here at the moment and the wind is bitterly cold!

How are you getting on, Robbo?
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Well a frosty start and a chilly breeze but, it has been lovely and bright, so managed to get a couple of things sown... a double 30 foot row of beetroot and a double 60 foot row of broad beans. Aready have a frame of carrots sown and 2 rows of Swift potaoes planted, so getting a few bits in. Have a...
by oldherbaceous
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Hope everything is okay, Geoff!
Been and done 3 hours this morning at the Big house, and it was indeed fresh....
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

It was the AstroZeneca jab, Monika...i'm nearly firing on all cylinders again, thank you.
by oldherbaceous
Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Had my first jab last Saturday, and was saying to everyone, that it wouldn't make me feel rough....big mistake, as I was really rough for a full 3 days and still feel a little washed out today...and I have only been to work for 5 hours. So not sure why it affected me like that, it was just like havi...
by oldherbaceous
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: hi
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: hi

And a very warm welcome from me too.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: What a grand day!
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: What a grand day!

I think next week is looking a little more like it for most, so here's looking forward to a good growing year.
by oldherbaceous
Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Thought I would just pop over the allotments for a look...had only been over there about 10 mins when, it came over very dark, rain, hail and the wind blew like fury....so I returned home for a Bovril... :)
by oldherbaceous
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 114
Views: 2521

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Just been in the greenhouse, sowing a second batch of Sweet Peas...wonderfully warm in there but, step out of the door and it's an overcoat colder...
by oldherbaceous
Sun Mar 07, 2021 5:31 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 8
Views: 211

Happy Birthday.

May I wish you a very Happy Birthday indeed, Geoff...hope you have a wonderful day and manage to do something a little special.

As always, thank you for being a marvellous member of our little forum.

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