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Susan's Blog – March 2015 Archive (2)

So cranky right now!!

Aphids have been going to town on my snake beans. So this morning, I thought I'd get up early and get down there and spray them.  Admittedly, with all this lovely rain, I haven't been in the vegie patch much over the past week.  Not much is at the productive stage, so not a lot of need.  But what I found down there made me furious. …


Added by Susan on March 27, 2015 at 7:44 — 21 Comments

March Garden.

Hello everyone.

Well, I am currently very annoyed at my employment at the moment.  I have so much work to do at home that it seriously eats into my gardening time.  Anyone who thinks teaching is a bludge should try it for a while (I used to be one of those people - seriously 12 weeks leave a year - "how hard could it be?" , I used to think).  I have never been so overworked in my LIFE!!! Okay,  after that little rant I'll get down to business.…


Added by Susan on March 6, 2015 at 21:00 — 8 Comments

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