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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/11/2015 at 09:14

Morning all. Grey and drizzling.

Glad you are safely home Lily Pilly, lovely photo.

Farmer has just been and cleaned out the winter field shelter with his tractor attachment. Horses used it  and hay was in it when we were away in September and Archie hurt his leg so had to be near the house. Housesitter said his duties didn't stretch to mucking out! My shoulder has been playing up so it is a relief to have it done. Horses will be going in that paddock soon for the winter.

War Memorial Plants

Posted: 17/11/2015 at 21:06

This might be useful http://www.warmemorials.org/uploads/publications/359.pdf 

Fairygirl has given some good advice. I would plant a mixture of evergreens so there will be something in November and annuals to flower all summer long. The summer annuals can be replaced with pansies, forget-me-nots and polyanthus in autumn for winter and spring and the flowers will all be set off by the foliage plants. The trouble with November is that frosts will kill off the flowers.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/11/2015 at 20:28

I was meant to be on Granny duty today, but daughter's meeting was cancelled. Glad you are feeling better YvieStevie. Grandchildren can be so sweet sometimes.

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Posted: 17/11/2015 at 16:41

Have planted 4 packets of tulips that daughter gave me. But first had to dig the clay and work in compost. In the long border that didn't get much attention last year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/11/2015 at 13:24

DD, it was 2 1/2 hours, got out before it finished, the rest didn't really concern me anyway.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/11/2015 at 12:33

Was out of the meeting in time for the GC before it closed for lunch. Got compost and some trellis for my latest clematis.

Not just dogs who eat Lego, my daughter did when she was about 2, managed to rescue some from the potty! She was my 3rd child so it was hard to keep it out of reach.

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Posted: 17/11/2015 at 06:55

Morning all, and Dove and Pat. I'm up earlier than usual as I have a meeting to go to, French so it'll take ages. It'll be rush hour on the way into town

I want to buy compost on the way home but I expect the GC will be shut for lunch.

Where is Autumn?

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 17:07

Gertie, I think that plant is an Aeonium.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 14:05

Lucky that Charlie doesn't want to take casts of boar poo!  Well done getting garden up to date. I'm still struggling with it, just lack motivation today, feel tired. Haven't planted tulips yet.

Sorry you are feeling low YvieStevie. Hope you aren't sickening for something.

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