Busy-Lizzie


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In Or Out Of The EU Garden?

Posted: 04/03/2016 at 20:05

I've just skimmed through all this, will read it when I've more time. But just want to say 2 things.

I agree with Dove on the first page, she has said just what I would have done.

The other thing that caught my eye is that Dave Morgan said Glyphosate was banned in France. It is not banned. I bought some last week. Certain supermarkets said they wouldn't sell it but it seems to be on the shelves, the GCs and farm suppliers have it too.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 04/03/2016 at 19:52

Evening all. Never said good morning. We went out to supermarket, lunched in the self service Chinese then went to the GC and I bought some plants and fertiliser. Used my voucher but spent well more. Haven't been to the GC since I bought the Christmas tree. They had peanuts for birds, first time I've seen them in France, also bought a feeder to put them in.

So sorry your husband is still having problems, Chicky. Hard not to worry when OH's aren't feeling right.

Has rained all day.

http://yoursmiles.org/tsmile/rain/t111035.gif

Christmas cactus

Posted: 04/03/2016 at 09:30

By the way, they don't like to be moved when flowering. It makes the buds drop off. I turned that one round for the photo, the sunny side flowers better and grows better. I turn it round when it has finished flowering to encourage the other side to grow. Before I did that it went lopsided.

Christmas cactus

Posted: 04/03/2016 at 09:26


 

Mine is in a stand from IKEA in front of an unused glass door in full sun. I read not to put it in direct sunlight but that is what it seems to like best. It has grown so big that I can't get it out of the framework of the stand so no more re-potting. I feed it with little fertiliser sticks and water it when I remember. It's having it's second flowering now. Here it is a year or two ago. Son gave it to me years ago when he was a child, he's now 31. Have taken cuttings over the years but they weren't in the sun, they all died eventually or I gave them away.

 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:59

This is now  

http://yoursmiles.org/tsmile/rain/t111078.gif

Just took the dog out.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:54

Worked! Used the wrong code.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:53

http://yoursmiles.org/msmile/fun/m0162.gif

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:49

I keep trying to post a smiley but it hasn't worked, forgotten how to do it. Not one from here. 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:46

Well done Wonky. My OH worked with computers for years, but when he doesn't know what to do he always asks Google!

ID this plant please

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 22:43

Sorry, when I clicked on your pic to enlarge it it didn't enlarge but the leaves went shinier. There is nothing else in the photo to compare with for size, it's obviously smaller than I thought. It somehow looks familiar, but my mind has gone blank!

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