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32 today, what are you doing to keep cool,,,



  • GirlyfoxGirlyfox Posts: 50

    MY OH said I should sit and enjoy the garden but the more you plant the more work there is my best times are early morning when I see new growth each day and in the evening when our frog sneaks out to munch on snails and once I start a bit of weeding I can lose hours at a timeimage

  • Girlyfox I know what you mean I went out yesterday night for a potter and ended up out for 3 hours lol didn't even realise it got dark till the solar lights came on lmao!!!!!

  • Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 3,267

    Today I was office bound so kept cool with fans, this evening garden pots were watered.

    I've alot of sunflowers beginning to flower, ranging in height from dwarf to 5 or 6 ft tall, with colours which are vibrant yellow to burnt orange, some are multi headed. This evening, I sat, taking in the last of the suns rays, admiring them and the under planted flowers, which more by accident than design have flowered in oranges, yellows and whites, thinking, should I pick them to bring indoors or let the bee's have a feast...decided....the bee's are having a feast at present... I might pick some tomorrow... 

  • I've been getting home from work and gardening till it goes dark. Wonderful!

    I made blackcurrant jam at the weekend. At the moment 2 plants growing that are really attracting bees - Allium sphaerocephalon, and butterflies  - Marjoram.

    To keep cool, wear something wet - I wet my hat a lot when I'm gardening in hot weather.  

    A friend of mine, who lives in a hot country, keeps her clothes overnight in the fridge in one of those plastic bags you get for packing in a suitcase. She also takes clothes out the washing machine and puts them straight on image

  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    I spray my feet with the hose and then put it on mist and walk through it. I love being warm and wet, must be 'cos I'm a Pisces, or just daft. When the kiddies next door were willing I used to play splashball with them, but they tended to cry when they got soaked. They still occasionally water canon me from over the fence.

  • Lol KEF that sounds great!!! My LO is 2.5 and for the first time enjoyed running through the sprinkler for the 1st time yesterday!!! It was hysterical but I lose a lupin in her excitement!!!! Oh we'llwe'll

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,350

    i had some tomatoes ripening on the kitchen windowsill. they have a 'cooked' taste to them now

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Nice nut cutlet!!!! Sun dried anyone??

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,350

    A few days like that and I could go into the sun dried tomato business

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Lol mine are no where near ripe atm!!

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