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Posted: 04/06/2014 at 14:24

For vegetable growing I've used the Readers Digest "Food from Your Garden" for more years than I care to remember! Alan T's "How to be a Gardener" books 1 and 2 are good for beginners.

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Posted: 04/06/2014 at 09:26

Morning all, raining, but at least it'll water everything before Saturday.

Going shopping, then lunch at the Wok place. You could your raw food and they cook it for you in a wok with a choice of sauces. There is ready prepared Chinese food as well.

Making strawberry jam this afternoon for the Tea on Saturday.

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:41

It's not easy in Dordogneshire, too cold in the winter and too hot in the summer. Where I am there isn't much topsoil, it's limestone and clay.

When I went to stay with my brother in Crieff the weather was lovely.

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:28

Yes Percy. Been in France since 1985. Have made an English garden. This forum is great for keeping in touch with English people (and Scottish, brother lives in Scotland) who love gardens. We go to England regularly on holiday or to visit friends and family and visit gardens.

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:01

Weather forecast has a risk of rain, hope it doesn't. My garden was open to deer, I almost gave up, then 3 years ago my new OH fenced the main flower bit and the veggie garden. When I first made the garden there was no bother from deer for years, then word got round

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 22:47

Thank you everyone, you are very good at boosting confidence!  But I must cut out the bramble that's sticking out of the choisya, it's huge! Didn't send a photo.

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 22:11

Evening all. Been very busy weeding the last 2 days. Having a charity garden party on Saturday, want garden to look nice, but at the moment all I see are weeds. I expect when it's all over I'll see the plants again. Nearly 60  booked to come, the most I've had. They will get a tea of sandwiches, scones, strawberry jam, cake and strawberries and cream. I have helpers. There is an entrance fee, a raffle and a plant sale.

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Posted: 03/06/2014 at 09:10

Morning all.

I hate shoe shopping, so many beautiful shoes that don't fit. I have big, broad, flat feet, size 7, I'm 5' 3". And I have a hammer toe and the beginnings of a bunion. Yuk! Not even many of the Hotter shoes fit. And my feet burn when I stand for long.

Weeding today, again.

home grown raspberries ready to eat

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 23:45

Ha, ha Dave  I never wash raspberries, spoils the texture.

Brilliant

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 23:43

Hello Marg. Welcome. As well as talking about gardening you will improve at mastering the computer! To send photos click on the oak tree and be guided, but allow time. We'd love to see them. Have fun here, there is a thread for photos of our gardens.

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