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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

Last Post 6 hours ago

So Quiet

07 May 2010 22:51:54

This site is so quiet.

It is really odd.

I think it is quieter than in the winter of 2009/2010.

Is everyone too busy in their gardens to write?


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J.D. J.D. 07 May 2010 22:52:34

Yea, I was just thinking the same.


J.D. J.D. 07 May 2010 22:55:04

Surely they can't be still weeding!!!!!


Rachel Rachel 07 May 2010 22:55:16

What the heck is going on?


J.D. J.D. 07 May 2010 22:56:40

Maybe they're on 'Slug-Watch'. That's Spider's fault!!!!!


Rachel Rachel 07 May 2010 22:57:25

Spring is the time when we do the most gardening work. So why is it so quiet?

Maybe everyone is waiting until summer to show the pictures of their immaculate gardens!


Rachel Rachel 07 May 2010 22:58:51

What are you looking to buy at the Rare Plant Fair on Sunday, Jacinta?


J.D. J.D. 07 May 2010 22:59:32

Well, I am photographing mine, warts and all!  I hide NOTHING!


Rachel Rachel 07 May 2010 23:00:32

You are very honest. I hide plenty : )


J.D. J.D. 07 May 2010 23:00:36

Nothing in particular, Rachel. Have to see what's on offer. You?


Rachel Rachel 07 May 2010 23:06:11

Well, I am under strict instruction not to spend money since the recent tree fern purchases but...

I want a Romneya coulteri and I want a Lotus berthelotii  and a Bird of Paradise and a Helichonium and...

I will be claiming that these are all presents from you lot, my garden.ie friends : )

 


MartinB MartinB 07 May 2010 23:28:19

Well this journal entry is not quiet, more like a host of fisherwives ( that should get you going) I had to go to a birthday party , just back. Where's Fran


shazzsamsudin shazzsamsudin 08 May 2010 01:44:37

Hahaha! Very funny journal and comment thread. I just came back from Tralee. Got a few days off work. yeay. So I'll make some 'noise' soon. =)


fran m fran m 08 May 2010 07:06:47

Fran was trying to get a word in now and then, but the fishwives had the site clogged up............... :-))


J.D. J.D. 08 May 2010 07:09:50

You mean, Fran, you couldn't type fast enough? Or hit the 'Publish it' button. Aw god love you. Poor pet! :)


Lìga Lìga 08 May 2010 08:33:03

Rachel,just for info,i find Romneya in Johnstown g/c (online),,20 eiro ,it new,last year it wasn't there.


Rachel Rachel 08 May 2010 22:36:10

Fishwives indeed!

Thanks, Liga. Bill said there's somewhere selling Romneya for €6 at the Fair tomorrow. Will take a look. I'm not paying €20 although I do have many ideal spots for the plant.


J.D. J.D. 08 May 2010 22:37:57

Tell me about Romneya, Rachel.


Lìga Lìga 08 May 2010 23:09:24

If you see,tell me too,where it is.I have little seedlings,but i want big plant:))


Mairin Mairin 08 May 2010 23:23:48

Work keeping me off this site - not my garden.  But can't complain as there is the bloody recession on.  Beggars can't be choosers. 


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