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Spring is here - lots of gardening (and some crochet)

I've been pretty busy lately trying to fit everything in. Three blankets in progress, a lot of training for my Swimathon which took place on 29 March which this year is for Sport Relief (I raised £500!) and a new gardening competition for the village I live in. Wow I have been busy! Oh and my dads starts his next round of chemo and radiotherapy combined today for 5 weeks (that's the horrible bit of this post so we will quickly move on).

So the gardening competition for the village is in full swing and getting quite competitive amongst residents and roads! The children started off their sunflower seeds in pots at the last farmers market and that was great fun. I was lucky to get in touch with Thompson and Morgan and they kindly donated all the seeds plus extra which we are using as a community seed plant out day in the summer/ The children really enjoyed putting the seeds into the soil and I pre-prepared seed labels so it looked so cute, all written in silver permanent marker w…