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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 18:59

Ooh Verdun, I can't wait!

Sons gave me an ice cream maker for Christmas. Needed room in the freezer for the bowl before I can use it. Having roast duck tonight with roast parsnips, potatoes, squash and red onions, all from the garden. Will be enough for tomorrow.

don't waste my time plant!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 15:43

Lavenders and rosemary grow really well here. I like my lavender hedge.

I wish the montbretia and euphorbia grifithii wouldn't keep dying! And I lost my lovely Headbourne Hybrid Agapanthus 2 winters ago. Had to buy them in England as they don't seem to sell them in Dordogne. Should have brought them in, but they'd got so big and heavy. What one can grow depends so much on the climate. Long, hot, dry summers here and really cold and often very wet winters, also snow.

Earlier this winter I dug out a rampant phygelius. 3 or 4 years ago I dug out a rather nice, but past it's sell by date, blueish juniper and I had a lovely new area for planting!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35587.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

Strange PM from unknown person.

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 15:24

I've never had a pm like that from this site. But I do get begging emails or people wanting to pay huge sums of money into my bank account quite regularly. I wouldn't respond though, she wants you to give her your private email address as she wants you to write to hers.

But she's right about one thing! You do sound a nice person.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 15:21

Going there now KEF!

C. tree is now naked.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 12:16

How awful for his family, and for him not to live his life as he should have done. My brother died when he was 21, cancer of the spine. But I'm glad you are safely home, John.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 09:42

Morning all.

My 2nd OH hoovers, washes up and deals with the logs and woodburners, but he's retired. 1st OH did nothing in the house but then he worked and I gave up going out to work when I had 4 children. 2nd OH was a widower so he had to look after himself for a few years. When I met 1st OH he was still taking his washing to his mother!

Another grey day but sun is forecast for next week. Hope so because local river is almost at top of it's banks.

Camera Corner

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 21:40

Lovely photos Higgy.
Welcome Button and 2 dogs.

Love Little Ann's mug, want one like that!

This is what it looks like here most days, often with rain.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35567.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 09:20

Morning all.

Glad Spike is recovering. Did you sleep in the kitchen, Verdun?

I'll be taking my decorations down tomorrow, 12th night. Though the French leave theirs up a lot longer.

More paperwork today. Hadn't done my filing since Jan. 2010! Now up to April 2011. Hate it  Had filed the most important things like pension papers though and tax.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 21:28

I liked the escaping octopus on "Nature's Weirdest".

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/01/2014 at 18:31

Sounds a good thing to do Higgy!

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