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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Beaten Indoors

31 March 2010 19:05:37
stone circle & greenhouse in snow

stone circle & greenhouse in snow

We did much wrestling with plastic membrane today. When the wind gets under that stuff, it just rips out the pegs and takes off! I re-attached the piece on the long border and hubby dealt with the piece on the ditch at the front - several times!

Hubby also emptied the compost on the 3 veg beds he recently weeded and started off new compost from the hen house leavings. This was my cue to start some hedge work.

But the weather was too awful and before long the hail was falling and I whimped out back inside. Oh well. I took a few final photos for my March 2010 album.


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Jacinta Jacinta 31 March 2010 19:27:33

Can't wait to see that stone circle during the summer with planting all around it.


Rachel Rachel 31 March 2010 19:29:15

Me too, Jacinta. You'd swear there was nothing there.


Dick Dick 31 March 2010 19:38:18

Some greenhouse, Rachel. You mentioned the fact that mine is heated but mine has only four bays compared with 10 for yours.


rosburke rosburke 31 March 2010 20:28:05

Fab greenhouse, love the organisation in it and the plants.


Rachel Rachel 31 March 2010 21:15:32

Cost would be a real issue in heating my greenhouse, Dick. The roof does leak in places too so an electric heater isn't really an option.

Thanks, Ros. The greenhouse is pretty empty at the minute but that will chance radically in the next month.


Dick Dick 31 March 2010 22:44:21

Indoors, true, but not beaten.


Lìga Lìga 01 April 2010 08:03:46

You brave!All what i did outdors was pick up broken pieces of glass from glasshouse.


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