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By twiggy


What a day on Saturday! V. windy although dry (which was brilliant) but so windy it blew our parasol over (Stephen won it in a golf comp.& it’s way too big for our garden) – I heard it go but didn’t have time to go & sort it out – when I eventually got out there I could have screamed – I’ve got a row of pots growing Aubergines, Peppers & Chillies & the flippin parasol had landed smack on top of every one of the 6 pots!
Just to add insult to injury I’ve realised this morning that the Squirrel has stolen every one of the 6 hazelnuts on the Twisted Hazel!
Ha! the joys of gardening!

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Oh no! the wind is our biggest bugbear in our causes some real heartache with the havoc it wreaks sometimes so I know how you feel. Hope it didn't snap off too many peppers etc.

I bet Mr S was very appreciative of your 6 nuts!!

17 Aug, 2009


Oh dear Twiggy the damn wind is a problem some days here too I have to go stand my pots back up.

17 Aug, 2009


Sometimes it's just one disaster after another :o(
I hope you can save some of your plants.

18 Aug, 2009


The really annoying thing was that I knew the parasol was 'dangerous' when it's windy & it just didn't register where it might fall! Also all those plants had been grown from seed & given to me by a friend earlier in the Summer & I just know she'll ask me for a progress report :((
Hmm, shall I cheat & go & buy replacements? Better not because she'd suss me out eventually (& I probably wouldn't be able to find any now)!
Valuable lesson learnt!
As for the nuts - se la vie!

18 Aug, 2009


How frustrating! The wind is not much of a friend here, either! We get the prevailing westerlies and they can be quite strong at times.

18 Aug, 2009

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