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kitty's Journal

kitty's Journal

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serious cabin fever

29 December 2011 22:19:43
serious cabin fever

serious cabin fever

i need to get out and start marking out the new garden layout, no point diggin yet, it will need at least a week if not 2 to dry out before i can dig plus my spade needs a new handle, hubby broke it when he was moving the tree out to the front. i am really itching to get it started. cant believe that johnstown is just around the corner and seed sowing  will start soon.

i have been keeping containers like the mushroom trays and anything that will make a good seed tray for all my seed sowing, really into spending very little on seed trays and more on the important things that will bring the garden together like another tree or two and seating


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J.D. J.D. 30 December 2011 06:29:35

Patience, my girl. Still a bit early for most seeds. I think a lot of us are probably going to be slower to sow seeds this year thinking that winter will pounce on us when we least expect it. 


Scrubber Scrubber 30 December 2011 11:01:39

No Jacinta, Dick and I have both promised a mild winter. (We can feel it in our bones!) So hopefully there wont be a pounce. I know what Michelle means by cabin fever though. Its that ITCH to be OUT!


kitty kitty 30 December 2011 17:01:38

it will be the end of jan before i will sow alot of stuff. tis the itch to be out peter, i have this awful feelin we are in for an awful january hope i am wrong and you are right.


Scrubber Scrubber 30 December 2011 20:16:56

Fear not the wise ones have spoken!


ladygardener ladygardener 31 December 2011 00:11:55

Oh more trees how exciting have you any you have your eye on.  I saw your journal re the birch; it's a fine tree you got (eventually; I'd murder him but maybe I've not got a sense of humour) do you know which birch it is? I've missed journals for about a week you may have already said?


kitty kitty 31 December 2011 21:56:00

hi anne it is the white stemed birch betula utilis var jacquemontii i have my eye on a red stemed one and a witch hazel (maybe). have to come up with a place for all this, a well thats the whole fun of it


Lìga Lìga 01 January 2012 09:28:09

My time didn't come yet.I still ok in room,with my knitting:))


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