Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Elmigo » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:48 pm

Usually I'd be waiting for the sunny days by now. Today was the hottest early april day ever measured and not a single cloud to be found. I'm already trying to keep the potted plants and seedlings moist, daily... I really hope this doesn't predict extreme drought again this summer, the trees will not survive without our help...

And to think about it that last weak we were complaining about the heavy rainfall!
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby oldherbaceous » Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:35 am

Off shopping this morning and getting shopping for four people...what possibly could go wrong...okay, there was the large lemon mistake a few weeks ago.. :)
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Diane » Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:20 pm

Today I made a Happy Corner :)
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Stephen » Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:47 pm

:D Gorgeous, in the sunshine!
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby peter » Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:52 pm

Looks like OH is either still in the queue or he got it wrong and cook has "dealt with him most severely"!
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Stephen » Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:36 pm

:lol:
If he has crossed Cook, he will be in trouble!
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby oldherbaceous » Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:24 am

I'll have you all know, everything went as it should... :)
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Primrose » Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:31 pm

Today is ironically supposed to be "World Health Day".
One can only hope that with all the horrible Coronavirus happening all around us that anybody who managed to get out into their garden or plot in the lovely sunshine we've had here will have ended the day feeling a little saner for having had some worthwhile and positive activity to indulge in.
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Westi » Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:24 pm

I was pretty cool about 'The Virus' & my risk being low as going to lottie with natural social distancing & work in the NHS without hazards! But then other folk thought Sunbathing was considered 'exercise' & we might loose this special place if they don't behave this long weekend! I'm up for a big shouting match with them! What you reckon? Challenge or not? I'm going for it as they bloody know it is wrong!
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby robo » Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:03 pm

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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Colin2016 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:56 am

They are not worth the challenge, you will only get abuse.

I we get locked down further then use shopping for food as reason for going to allotment.
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby tigerburnie » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:37 am

I wonder if me going fishing for my tea will fall under that category...………………………….
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Stephen » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:05 pm

Tiger, will you see anyone? Or more pertinently, will anyone see you? I'm sure you will be quiet, remote and discreet.
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Johnboy » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:25 pm

Dear Diane,
Thank you for my birthday picture ! It just shows how more advanced you are down where you live as apposed to here when we have Daffodils still to bloom. Yet we have done a mass planting of brassicas and then had a panic because a frost was forcast and managed to cover with fleece and on the morning of the 7th we had a -3C frost.
Wonderful cheering photo which is what we all need when in isolation. Do keep them coming if you can.
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Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

Postby Clive. » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:03 pm

Hello Johnboy...and all :)

I riddled out some compost this morning....tipped it in front of the garage ready to mix....

Then I remembered a photo of old....

The shovel against the door is the very same one.....It's had a new handle and a bit of weld since the days of monochrome.

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