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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 13:08

Hello all, Internet seems better now.

Sorry about your roof and GH, puncdoc, must be worrying.

Have been reading through and it seems the tone of this thread is changing, seeds are being sown, gardens are being talked about more, could spring be coming after all?

Lily, I saw your lovely photos on the camera thread of Wakehurst Place. I must go there, we have a flat in Eastbourne where we go when we visit the UK so it's not too far. I found this on Google, full of lovely photos. http://www.invectis.co.uk/wakeh/whg1.html 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 12:48

Panda, I've put my loo rolls in punnets that had held tomatoes and Brussels sprouts, bought in the supermarket. When filling them some compost fell in between which is helping to stand them up straight and keep moist. I used ordinary potting compost. Seed compost is not widely sold here and expensive, so I keep it for the tiny seeds. Mine are on a window sill, but not up yet - so it could all be a failure!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 23:02

Been having phone and internet problems, hard to get on here. Must be the weather.

We eat a little meat and a lot of veg, fish too. I sort of hover about being vegetarian, but I like meat and feel some is good for you and what would happen to the excess bull calves etc if they weren't eaten. Would certain animals become extinct if we didn't use them? But I don't fancy going to an abattoir for it. Bit of a hypocrite really, I suppose. When I had a Jersey cow we did eat the bull calf, but he didn't go to the abattoir, local butcher had a licence and calf (who had a horrid temper) didn't know a thing and he'd had a happy life in the field with his mum and sister.

Hope I haven't started a debate!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 18:35

We are having steak, broccoli, beans and fried potatoes from the garden. I seem to have forgotten to dig a row and they mostly seem OK!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 18:33

Nut and I think the same about fairies and elves! Pixies are young and mischievous. But then elves could be more human like such as the elves in the Lord of the Rings.

Rather a flat sort of day. Did a lot of ironing. OH was at an all day choir workshop. Rained a lot.

But then my Lobelias, Busy-Lizzies and Gazanias are all up and growing, but very small

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 17:02

Lovely photos, Chicky.

Internet seems a bit better now.

Camera Corner

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 16:57

That's a photo taken from the Internet of Aberystwyth. I thought this thread is supposed to be for photos that we, the posters, have taken.

Camera Corner

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 12:51

They are lovely, interesting looking carvings, Lily.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 12:38

It was quite a nice day yesterday, I put a tablecloth on the line, then forgot it, now it's very wet and still on the line! It hasn't really been dry enough to put washing out for weeks.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 12:34

Been having internet problems, couldn't use laptop this morning. Hope all your winds are dying down. It's been pouring here.

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