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Gardening

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Today has been hardwork as I decided to do another blitz on the allotment. I spent 12 hours getting the potatoes and onions in last week because, despite rotovating a month ago it was quite hard again after all the rain and very sticky and cloddy. I wtill needed to get the last row of onions in and also parsnips and then cabbage, sprouts and broccoli. Rather than kill myself digging and trying to hack the clods into small pieces, I decided it needed rotavating agian and I also spread compost on it from the compost heap - not fully composted, but it should help to break it up a bit. It took me an hour but was a lot quicker than digging and a lot more effective.

I got the ground level and the potatoes earthed up but called it a day after 3 hours and then went back at 7pm to get the onions in and watered. 4 hours 45 minutes and just need to get the parsnips in now.

Early this morning I also potted up the tomatoes and borage seedlings, so a very productive day. I guarantee I'll be aching in the morning though!
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DAWNWATERWOMAN 5/18/2014 9:49PM

    wow, you're a busy bee. Glad that you're getting so much done in your garden & the added exercise that it offers you.

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TATTER3 5/15/2014 8:07PM

    I can't get into the garden yet...still muddy! Jealous of you! Keep Sparkin'!!

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 5/14/2014 11:03PM

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SHARON10002 5/14/2014 10:57PM

    You are planting some wonderful stuff! I love parsnips! On another note, you most definitely burned some calories with all this gardening!

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MAINEALI 5/14/2014 10:36PM

    Wow, that's a lot of work. Sweet rewards though.

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SPARKLED146 5/14/2014 8:26PM

    Still waiting to start with my garden. Lots of rain has caused a delay with setting the potatoes and onions.
But, I'm looking forward to the first taste of rhubarb and aspagus in a couple of days.

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CAROLFAITHWALKR 5/14/2014 7:03PM

    Gardening is so satisfying, hard work! Love hearing about yours. I can't wiat til I have an apt, then I will be container gardening.

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KRISTISTEVENS 5/14/2014 5:25PM

    Ooh. So jealous. I love gardening also and I am not going to be able to have a garden this year since we will be moving soon. Great job and I hope you are not too sore tomorrow! emoticon

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