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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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Suprise time.

09 November 2009 19:53:07
Seed arrived.

Seed arrived.

My friends have arrived to the house thanks to Olga.[Ternie.]I have been keeping a close eye on the post expecting the parcel and just last Friday that was answered.I was delighted to see some herb seed of Basil thyme,parsley,along with sweetcorn of a different flavour to our own.The tomato seed pkts were made up of pear shaped yellow,orange,black and with the yellow,of the usual shape also some brands of tea..I will give the full details and names to my journal another time.The seed pkts have all been left into their areas in the herbs,fruits,and other brands.Im waiting in interest to introduce those seeds to my garden and get them all happy with each other here on Irish soil.

Thanks again Olga,[Ternie]     John.

                          


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chilipepper chilipepper 09 November 2009 20:27:29

Lovely surprise John!! what are the names of the tomatoes, had spoken to Olga about obtaining some seed from Russia!!


Johnplotman Johnplotman 09 November 2009 20:41:38

It was indeed Dave.I will give all names to my journal when they arrive.All are still in Russian.Olga will e-mail them to me.When i have the English names i will let you know.Vegetables in either Latin,English,and Irish but my Russian is a little behind.


fran m fran m 09 November 2009 20:42:45

Garden.ie is now fully INTERNATIONAL, and in no better Ambassadors hands than a expert like you John, please no Russian entries.............. not yet anyway.


HeadGardener HeadGardener 09 November 2009 22:25:28

John what a lovely suprise, love the new photo too, it's always good to update the ol image every so often :-)


Alan S Alan S 09 November 2009 22:39:05

you seem very organised john. fair dues


Rachel Rachel 09 November 2009 23:10:35

What a selection. I love the look of the giant purple tomato! Must post up details of my package from Olga. I was overwhelmed by the number of seeds!


Cloncaw Cloncaw 09 November 2009 23:13:44

Oh to be so organised can see the recycled kitchen is already being put to great use.


Mairin Mairin 10 November 2009 00:19:39

My, you are going to be very busy in 2010.  Look very interesting.


sparrow sparrow 10 November 2009 17:51:02

Just reading Rachel's journal and she received a package from Olga also. You will have to compare notes now and see who's seeds grow the best Ha! Ha!


Ternie Ternie 14 November 2009 18:18:39

I've started to send you names of all this, sorry for delay, I was lazy to translate instructions ;))  I would like to see ornamental corn - I'm sure it will have good conditions to grow there in Oldcastle, much better than here in the north.

Our football team won 2:1 (against Slovenia in HOME match), I'm not satisfied absolutely! Hope our boys will brace themselves up till next Wednesday...


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