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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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Weather on the better side for us.

12 January 2011 17:30:23
Time to start scrubbing canes later this week.

Time to start scrubbing canes later this week.

Finally the weather is a little on ourside with the temperatures up today.We can survive the light damp spells.The tunnel will have a visit later on this evening,no matter what time it takes.

I had planned to spend between about 5.30 and 7 there this evening but that will have to wait until later.At lunchtime today the tunnel and greenhouse were opened for a short while to allow some clear air.

At 8 this evening i will be off to play cards and see if some luck will be with me.Now that we are on the winning side of weather,who knows i might win there later.


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Jacinta Jacinta 12 January 2011 17:32:15

Good luck, John.


Periwinkle Periwinkle 12 January 2011 19:46:38

Lovely mild day here too! Great to get back to some work in the garden.


fran m fran m 12 January 2011 20:05:54

Hope luck is with you, John.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 12 January 2011 23:43:29

Was 11c on the car when coming in at 9:30 pm big difference from -11 and lower 2weeks ago.


Wellie Wellie 15 January 2011 11:40:05

Thats a lot of scrubbing John, I throw them in the bath with a bit of bleach, bit of a wask with a pot scrubber then rinse and stand on their ends in the bath for an hour to dry, job done in 1/4 time it used to take me in the garden with a bucket:-)but I'm sure you have this task (like all other gardening tasks) down to a fine art.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 16 January 2011 10:55:20

Thank you,Jacinta,Periwinkle,Cloncaw,Wellie,and Fran.

Thanks Wellie.I do try to make sure no insects etc have decided to hide in them.The power hose was used and both ends dipped.You also clean them well yourself.Never fear an odd insect will call to us.


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