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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/02/2016 at 17:48

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Well done Wonky!

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/02/2016 at 13:38

Hello. We arrived in Eastbourne last night. There was quite a swell on the sea, but I rather like the swaying feeling but hard walking.

Slept badly and the grandchildren wake up so early, flat not very soundproof.

Removal man came this morning with packing materials. Have only packed 5 boxes so far and 2 big bags of bedding. Having coffee break.

Going out this evening for meal in a Turkish restaurant with my sister and her OH and my brother. We'll be further from them in Norfolk. But for years I hardly saw them because of living in France.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/02/2016 at 06:54

Morning all. We'll be doing the same sort of thing as Clarice today, without the Scottish bit, ferry this evening. Eastbourne to pack up the flat then Norfolk on Monday to move into the cottage. Back to France, via son in Burgandy in 12 days.

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 23:08

I take it all off in the spring to add manure and dig or rotovate. You have to put goodness back into the soil after growing crops. Also need to rotate the fabric for the sort of crops the holes were cut in it for.

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 22:12

When I remove it to dig over there are worms.

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:34

I have loads of worms in my living soil under my permeable fabric. Tomatoes and peppers, even runner beans do well surrounded by it. But then I live in SW France and it can get very hot here and dries the surface to a hard crust. The fabric helps to keep the moisture in.

I had mice eating strawberries when I used straw.

Virtual Valentine Party

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:29

Course you can Panda. KEF said all posters welcome

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:22

Gardengirl, you mentioned those RHS flower shows in London. When I was a nurse years ago at the old Westminster Hospital I used to walk past those RHS Halls often when I worked at the Westminster Children's Hospital or the Gordon in Vincent Square. Just looked at the Google maps, brought back memories.

Virtual Valentine Party

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 18:26

 - a smile for each of you. Or is that three?

Virtual Valentine Party

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 18:01

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That's so pretty, Dove. Would this coat be OK?

 

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

What is your weather like? (2)

 
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The Old Vicarage near East Ruston

We visited this garden yesterday, fabulous 
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When We Were Young

To chat about our memories 
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What is your weather like?

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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Changing avator picture

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