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darn sun burn....

Post: # 192784Post crowsashes
Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:10 am

.....but i have all my flower pots planted up :)
todays job is to get all those herbs planted after finally getting a delivery of compost. my dig in seeds came today as well so im going to get some of those planted in the veg/orange boxes from the greengrocers. really need to go pick up some more later as they are much better than plastic pots and look really cool, well i think they do anyway :mrgreen: now i just need to find somewhere to get a few catering cans as being a lover of all things a bit different i thought id plant some up and stand some of my house plants in them. makes a change from the usual terracotta effect plastic!

hows everyone getting on with the sudden change in weather! i swear last week it was still winter and boom! we have spring :scratch:

and to top it off i have actually reached the bottom of the washing pile, something i never thought would happen....EVER :salute:

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Post: # 192786Post Milims
Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:30 am

You've just inspired me to run upstairs and grab the washing basket - I love line dried laundry!
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Post: # 192789Post crowsashes
Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:15 am

first batch of dandelion flower oil is made :mrgreen: loved it last year and it didnt flare up my dry skin! also means i have taken care of the flowers before they seed :cheers:

if you want to make it, simply fill a jar full of the flowers, cover with olive oil and replace the lid, you dont need the expensive extra virgin for this :-P leave to steep in the oil for a week or two giving it a good shake every now and again. the oil will turn a yellow ish shade after a while.

http://greenwoman.wordpress.com/2008/04 ... fused-oil/

has lots of uses, there are a few here. i stick a teaspoon in the bath as i cant use the usual bubble baths. just have to be careful as it makes the bath slippy.

and maybe something a little more interesting for you to try with aprils prolific flowers' !
http://www.foodnetwork.co.uk/recipes/da ... 00617.html

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Post: # 192790Post Keaniebean
Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:16 am

I love this time of year, it's not too hot and not cold either. And no bloomin wasps yet :cheers: :cheers:
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Post: # 192792Post Millymollymandy
Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:30 am

crowsashes wrote:dandelion flower oil
Never heard of that! Only the jam that my neighbour made but it isn't very nice quite honestly. Probably better as a home remedy. :mrgreen:
boboff wrote:Oh and just for MMM, :hugish: (thanks)
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Post: # 192793Post JulieSherris
Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:55 am

It's funny what effect the sun has on us......

Knowing that this weekend was going to be good, I had all sorts of projects lined up on my 'to-do' list, the list gets bigger & bigger & every time I complete a project, I swear 4 more appear!
So, after hubby hit the snooze button for the 4th time this morning, I got up & made coffee - he stayed where he was & hit the snooze button twice more..... :angryfire:

So by 8.05am I was at the local supermarket, most of the shop lights were still turned off & I had the whole place to myself :cheers: Out of there & back home by 8.30am.... washing hung out that I did overnight, & then I went out to start on the construction of 2 walk-in plastic cover greenhouses...... and just before 1pm they are both finished! Yay!
I bought 2 of the plastic frame polytunnels last year, but when they arrived, the guy had sent out these piddly little greenhouse things (5ft x 4ft) - we made an arrangement for me to keep them with a hefty discount & he sent out the correct poly's.... and I only realised this morning that he never contacted me again for payment of the greenhouses anyway - bonus!!
So I have dug the trenches, screwed the frames to 9x1 boards, buried the plastic bottoms & boards, & can now start using them...... my windowsills will be ever so grateful :lol:
Right..... what's next on the list...... :wave:
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Post: # 192794Post Millymollymandy
Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:20 pm

JulieSherris wrote:Right..... what's next on the list...... :wave:
Get your hubby out of bed? :mrgreen:
boboff wrote:Oh and just for MMM, :hugish: (thanks)
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Post: # 192795Post Odsox
Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:34 pm

JulieSherris wrote:and just before 1pm they are both finished! Yay!
Wow, you must be a Time Lord (or Lady) Julie. :scratch:
You made that post at 11:55 commenting on what you did (or going to do) at 13:00. :wink:
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Post: # 192797Post JulieSherris
Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:47 pm

Oy Tony...... on my screen it says 12.55......did you change your clock on here when the hour changed? Or did I.... no, I know I did......

Bloody Cork bods.... think they're in a different time zone to the rest of us...... :wink:

MMM - he's well out of bed, left for work at 7.10am (so WHY put the bloody alarm on for 5.45am??)
Still, I only have tomorrow morning with the snooze button & then he's off to work in Dublin for a whole week - oh, happy days!! :lol:
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Post: # 192801Post Odsox
Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:08 pm

JulieSherris wrote:Bloody Cork bods.... think they're in a different time zone to the rest of us.
As my atavar says ... "A place apart"
Sorry Julie you're right, I hadn't set my time ... still on GMT.
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Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:00 am

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yep me too, but attractively mine stops at the end of my arms where my gardening gloves start..
It's a good look :oops:

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Post: # 193515Post red
Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:08 am

burnt my face a little. and i had factor 40 on *sigh*


and i have run out of things to wash and line dry. even did the sofa throws :flower:
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