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Any ideas what to do with this patch?

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 08:49

It's probably too late now, Philip, this thread dates from July.

I have had dogs and daffodils. My dogs have lived long and not touched the daffodils.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 21:56

Started sunny then got cold and grey. 7° this afternoon.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 18:20

It's so cloudy here I don't think we'll see the supermoon. Bit chilly too, was only 7° this afternoon while I was gardening.

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 16:02

My dahlias are in the ground too, apart from 20 that I grew from seed and planted in 2 troughs. I dug them up today, now drying off upside down. They had developed good tubers. I've added more compost to the troughs and planted bellis daisies for the spring. I've emptied 2 more troughs of bedding begonias but can't plant the pansies yet because I've run out of potting compost.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 15:03

Glad the site's back.

Not a good start to the day, Joyce, but hope the problem is solved now and it doesn't happen again.

I've actually managed to get out into the garden today, dug up the dahlias and begonias in troughs and re-planted - but couldn't finish because I ran out of potting compost. OH has swept up 6 big barrow loads of leaves from the kitchen terrace.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 22:35

Using a SatNav is nothing to be ashamed of, Lesley, I often use one, very good in towns.

I hope, since we had before pictures, that we'll get after pictures from Obelixx, minus stripes!

Pat, we are often in bed at 8am and don't feel guilty.

We have just enjoyed a programme set in the war in Ireland. "My Mother and Other Strangers."

Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:33

Oh bother, one that I like has gone.

Country cottage garden

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:31

Does the budget run to cold frames for hardening plants off in?

You've done a great job and a nursery bed area can be really useful.

pet companions

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 17:44

It did Clarice, thanks.

pet companions

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 17:13

Clarice, your picture made me feel all funny! Pepsi looks exactly like my Border Collie cross, Meggie, who we moved to France with in 1985. She lived to be 16 yrs.

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