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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Enjoying Spring

22 March 2010 18:13:33
glory of the snow & tulip foliage

glory of the snow & tulip foliage

I had a glorious afternoon in the greenhouse and garden.

It was so lovely, despite a brief hailstone shower!

I made up 15 small pots of 'Oregon Sugarpod' mange-tout and 25 of Pea 'Oasis' and parked them in the greenhouse.

And then I just sat there for about half an hour, enjoying the sunshine, until I got called.


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Jacinta Jacinta 22 March 2010 18:26:05

Ha ha you were hiding, weren't you, Rachel. In your little (Sorry, BIG) refuge.


Clara Clara 22 March 2010 18:31:57

Lovely colour and yes I did see a chair in your greenhouse hope you had a well earned rest


Lìga Lìga 22 March 2010 18:37:29

Here to was hail,and all morning cold rain,,uff.Can't compare with yesterday-then really was spring in air!


Ladybird Ladybird 22 March 2010 19:42:08

You should have pretended to be asleep!!


fran m fran m 22 March 2010 19:50:09

Still no sign of my Glory, planter looks great.


Hoeys Hoeys 22 March 2010 20:06:48

oh Rachel, you should hide better....lovely pot. looks like your garden in sunny spot all the time


rosburke rosburke 22 March 2010 20:58:07

Pot looks georgeous,


Greta Greta 22 March 2010 23:17:37

Lovely shade of blue that plant. It was too windy where I was to go out so did some transplanting inside. Tomorrow is another day hopefully.


Rachel Rachel 22 March 2010 23:50:15

My secret is out. Will pretend to be asleep next time, Ladybird : )

Sorry about your bulbs, Fran. I find the safest thing with bulbs is to plant them in pots. The at least you are guaranteed to get to see them the first year : )

Jurga, I have only one aspect in my garden - full sun. It means there are several plants I can't yet grow. I'm hoping to grow some shelter eventually.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 23 March 2010 00:35:35

Lovely photo, had hailstones here as well along with driving rain as well accompanied by the March wind.


chilipepper chilipepper 23 March 2010 04:21:12

Hi Rachel, was in the greenhouse this morning, great heat! you've got a great amount done in the greenhouse! cant wait for mine to be sorted! put up a post about the spuds you were asking about


Gra10 Gra10 23 March 2010 08:45:59

Your flowers look really nice Rachel! I find i 'hide' in my greenhouse too...its just a good place to be :)


unagrant unagrant 23 March 2010 15:54:31

The greenhouse is such a peaceful place.  Lovely planter, such a pretty colour.


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