It's My Life

Things that can cheer me up

Number one.   The first sign of Spring Soon these will be pretty Hyacinths with a gorgeous scent, right outside my front door to greet me each time I go into or come out of the house.  I do love these next few weeks every year, I get a ridiculous feeling of joy each time I notice more plants waking up out of their winter slumber.  The snowdrops are of course already out, they don’t count …

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Gardening and knitting.

My little back-yard garden is coming along nicely, considering that I really don’t give it the attention it should have.  I do water it most days but haven’t been overly active on the feeding side of things.  I should really because my tomatoes and cucumbers are abundant with fruit just waiting to ripen.  Whilst they were still very small, I thought they were not going to survive so I planted a second crop as back …

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Bits and bobs

Here I am again, it’s been a while, mainly due to my illness and then just generally being very busy.  A couple of weeks ago, I decided to drag out all of my stash to see just how much there is when it’s all laid out in front of me. You can see the result above!  I’m trying not to buy anymore until I’ve worked through some of this but sometimes a bargain is a bargain …

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Container gardening!!

On Sunday, I decided that it was time to start off some of my seeds in my little electric propagator.  I got this propagator last year from our local Freecycle along with loads of plant pots, too many for me ever to use and I ended up Freecycling a lot of them myself.  Freecycle is a great idea and most areas have a scheme going.  The idea is that if you have something you no …

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