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Posted: 06/08/2013 at 09:02

looks like the forum is still a bit off with the refresh not happening.

Fixed my netbook yesterday, its getting a little fragile having a broken power pin, which i replaced ages ago but the solder tends to break after a while and then it needs a wiggle to get it to connect and charge.   Had to redo it again yesterday and its back to 'normal' , I only hope it lasts a while this time.



Posted: 06/08/2013 at 08:55

Morning all, a bit grey this morning here too, window boxes are looking a bit tired, maybe a feed will perk them up. I'm dog sitting for the next couple of weeks . I think jess is coping better this time she  seemed quite depressed for a few days last time, missing the family. Will be interesting to see if she gets up this morning or if she stays in bed. She's more inclined to get up  if its sunny.  

Forum up the creek

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 19:04

It's strange alright something to do with cacheing and cookies i think. forcing a reload with f5 or the circular arrow seems to work.

Feel sorry for who gets the job of figuring out whats not configured correctly.


Posted: 04/08/2013 at 14:01

hi problems again?



Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:59

I might be wrong but I have a lot of rhubarb from a single crown I planted this year in a sunny spot in the garden. A bit of feed might help but plenty of sun and lots of water seem to be what rhubarb likes.

If you have seen ornamental rhubarb growing well there is always a good supply of water which is what it needs to support the huge leaves and stalks.

unidentified flower

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 16:23

Well done tracey. I forgot that one vital detail after you click upload and wait eventually you either move on to the next step, save or you get a rotten tomato or sometimes just an error message but something will happen

unidentified flower

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 10:42

Clicking on the pictures above will show the pictures full size, I left the mouse pointer over the buttons that need to be pressed.

 If your using a smart phone / tablet you will not have the toolbar and will have to do things differently by uploading to a site that allows photo sharing and posting a link/url/address of the image

unidentified flower

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 10:34

Select the icon

dialogue window appears select open

now find the picture this looks different than the one you have because I run linux, but windows has something with the same function. select open.

next select upload.

finally select save you can give a title/name to the image but it doesnt make much difference.

Your image will now be part of your post and you can carry on as normal. Sometimes something may go round and you get a rotten tomato. if this happens try uploading the picture again. If it happens again you may have to try again later.  My browser window looks a bit dfferent from yours but think of it like a car , its my car not your car but they both work pretty much the same

Hope this helps on this nice bright sunny morning


Posted: 19/07/2013 at 10:27

Morning all any one recognise this its massive and in my bedroom, maybe I should keep the windows shut.



dead strawberry plant

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 16:03

might actually be too much feed and water.  its a little late for planting strawberries for fruit this year might be too strong a fertilizer most of mine are 1 capfull to a gallon of water.

strawberries like it a bit dry too much water and the plants will not like it.  try cutting down on the watering hopefully they may recover and grow runners and you can transplant into the garden and get a better crop next year.



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