Eleanor Blair (lnr) wrote,
Eleanor Blair

Slow shopping

Today we went to the garden centre in Shelford, picked out just over 100 quid of things for the garden (plants, food, bark, compost, pots, bird box, etc), paid for them, and then left the shop without them. They're going to deliver them on Monday, free since we spent enough. I was rather amused (and slightly embarrassed) when I realised that every single item we'd picked had to be logged by hand, writing down number, description, barcode and price for each one. It probably took well over 15 minutes, and two staff members, to get it done. They so need to be able to just print out this info from the till!

It's mildly frustrating to get excited by all these things and then have to wait before we can plant any of them up, or put the bird box up in the front garden! Still, it was a nice way to get out of the house for a bit, and we only got slightly snowed on. We've spent the afternoon curled up on the sofa watching the rugby :)

Tags: garden

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