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new job

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 09:44

Well done Danny, good luck for the future.

Talkback: Ivy in the garden

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 09:34

I'm staring to hate it almost as much as Virginia Creeper! Some took root in the compost heap. I never planted any, but I live in a forest that is covered in it, it is trying to spread across my garden.

Do you grow Aconitum's?

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 09:29

No, hate smoking. First OH smoked like a chimney and died from a heart attack aged 53.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 09:27

Morning all. Going to a French village Remembrance Ceremony this morning.

Did he say anything about my garden DD? Are you doing a plant sale? I'm digging up bits and potting them up for a sale. Not sure how the teas will work as my friend in the village is doing teas as well and she's already asking our friends for help. Hope there's someone left to help me!

Now I'm worried because I've planted loads of tulips which will be over by 17th May (my open day) and they'll look messy.

We are off to England on Friday, family visiting, Christmas shopping. The French don't do mince meat, need lots for the Carol Service mince pies.

Would love to see you again when we get back, DD. I should send you an email or phone instead of meeting here!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 21:04

Tried to record Christine Walkden but the wretched satellite turned itself off just before it started after it had recorded "Escape to the Country".

Off to watch "Grantchester".

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 17:30

I was hoping we could meet, Dove. Didn't I wonder about a TWIGS garden visit? I want to go to Beth Chatto, Bressingham and the one you suggested ? East Ruston. We plan on 3 - 4 nights in south Suffolk and 3 - 4 nights nearer the Norfolk border or over it.

Must go and make pastry, using up the roast guinea fowl in pasties.

What's left for us to grow?

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 12:03

Runner beans are fine when they are young and green. It's the beans inside that are toxic when mature, unless cooked.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 12:00

Well done, knew you would. I'm open 17th May, so hopefully can come and see yours, but we are going to Suffolk in July.

What's left for us to grow?

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 09:50

Roses aren't poisonous, you can eat the petals, sugar frost them for decorating cakes and make rose hip syrup. Nasturtiums are lovely in salad, flowers and leaves. There are lots of edible flowers you can use in cooking decoration. I think pansies and calendulas are edible.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 09:40

Morning all.

You'll be fine DD, you've already worked several small miracles in the garden! It was pouring when they inspected my friend's garden.

Must plant more tulips, must do housework. Going to England via my daughter in north of France on Friday. Must do housesitter's room.

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