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January 2017

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 14:51

Good heavens! hot summers and freezing cold winters.

January 2017

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 14:48

That winter sowing pdf. is for Minnesota, USA. Wonder what the climate is like there.

pet companions

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 12:50

Lovely picture, Scroggin.


Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:12

Happy Birthday PP, have a lovely day.

January 2017

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:08

I will only be planting my last 2 bags of tulips. Then looking at catalogues and waiting for the snowdrops. Unless the weather is gorgeous in January it's my time off from the garden month.

how to support 24 climbers in small garden?

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:04

Your photo hadn't come up when I posted. That looks lovely, but I expect it's expensive.

Good point from B3. Also there are 3 pruning groups of clematis. Some need hard pruning and some need hardly any, so don't get them muddled up. They are hungry and thirsty too so will need feeding and watering when in growth.

how to support 24 climbers in small garden?

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:00

Is the fence strong enough to support wires for the clematis instead of heavier trellis? You could bang in posts at intervals and put wire or trellis between them. Obelisks are fine, but vary a lot in height and price. You could make wigwams, such as for runner beans, but metal canes covered in green plastic last longer in the ground than bamboo.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 10:53

Morning all. -5°, big frost.

Had a bad night. Sore throat, nose running down throat made me cough. I've just got up, OH fed the horses.

OH lost his car key, ordered new key yesterday at vast expense. When he fed the horses he put on an ancient anorak that he hadn't worn for a bit and keys were in the pocket. ???  On Christmas Eve son found OH's keys among the stockings that the children had laid out in the inglenook.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 15:42

I hope you've all had a good Christmas. Thank you for your Christmas wish, aym.

It was mild, damp, grey with some rain over Christmas. Colder today with sun and a frost this morning.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 14:36

Hope naughty lab didn't have a tummy upset!

Hope Fairy's daughter's tooth isn't being too painful. Would have to happen at Christmas.

Hope Dove's washing machine can be repaired quickly.

Been to SM. It was lunch hour so not packed.

Just had a smoked salmon sandwich

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