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WW - lol

star gaze lily

 

 

Hasn't rained at all here today, lovely and sunny in sussex. All bulbs in, grass raked of leaves and acorns.  So many acorns this year, does that mean a bad winter?

nutcutlet

it means you haven't got any squirrels sgl

fidgetbones

I've got lots of acorns and lots of very fat squirrels.

nutcutlet

My trees aren't very big yet fb, about 20years. Doesn't take long to empty them. Hazelnuts first, then the  walnuts,  then the acorns

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fidgetbones

I rarely see a hazelnut. There might be one or two hiding on the corkscrew hazelnut.

No walnuts around here. They make up for it by eating the apricots before they are ready.

star gaze lily

We had squirrels last year, perhaps they've gone on their hols!

Stacey Docherty

Evening all..... My squirrels are so fat they broke my bird table!!! They are gorging on acorns and the sweet chestnuts that are making my garden look like an alien planet! they are so fat right now I expect to see them falling out the trees! They are in fine voice as well tonight..... The badgers are also quite fat atm bless them... Let's face it we all like that that stuck to your ribs food at this time of year so who can blame them...

Busy-Lizzie

My email notifications have gone again, just when it was going so well. And I saw someone said a thread had disappeared. Hope there aren't going to be tech problems again.

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I've not had email notifications for months Busy-Lizzie but I just check Followed Threads - the thread that disappeared was Tea's hedge thread but it's been removed for non tech reasons.

fidgetbones

If its a hard winter I might need a recipe for fat squirrel stew.

I'd fatten a pig for christmas but I think the neighbours might complain. Before the new houses were built, there used to be a farm (now a housing estate), at the top of my garden. the pig stys were under the oak tree. I bet they were  happy pigs.

Woodgreen wonderboy

Horticultural Soc.committee  tonight. Alcohol, but probably not cake may be involved.

chicky

Acorns galore here too this year - never seen so many littered all over my borders.  They say it has been a great year for fruit and berries, so I guess acorns count.

On a related theme - thinking of getting a "berry" plant this weekend - anyone any recommendations on a cotoneaster type shrub with lots of bright red berries ??

Stacey Docherty

Seeing as we were all talking cake saw this earlier and it made me laugh more than it should but thought I would share it


 

Fairygirl

Evening all. Been outside all afternoon. Had to make my own cake but daughter iced it etc.

Enjoy!

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/PA150843_zps02154bb9.jpg

 Since it's got raspberries and strawberries in it, I'm pretending that's 2 of my 5 a day! 

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chicky

Yum Yum - well done Mini Fairy.  Enjoy !!

KEF

Certainly does look yummy.

That,looks deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelishush Stacey.  

At the foodbank today I enjoyed 3......yep 3......cream buns.  An elephants foot, an eclaire and an almond thingy.....well, 2 cream buns and another.  .  ( think they regard me as bit greedy......ha ha.).   Felt really sorry for one lady today.....quite clearly she has very little or no money......things really should not be like this today

Been great weather here today.. 

Busy-Lizzie

I wonder who's false teeth that hedgehog cake is wearing, Stacey. Made me laugh! (see page before)

Busy-Lizzie

Oh dear Verdun, now we know why you help at the foodbank!