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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/01/2014 at 09:32

Morning all.

Thank you for the recipe, Stacey, sounds yummy.

Amazing how often clothes aren't the size they say they are. I have skirts in 12, 14 and 16 which are all the same around the waist. French sizing tends to be smaller than the English. When I was size 10 (years ago!, now 14) I bought a pair of jeans in France marked size 44, which is size 16, that fitted perfectly.

Supermarket shopping this morning.

I'm so so bored stiff

Posted: 06/01/2014 at 09:12

My trouble is that in winter when I look at the garden I don't see the bare patches where hostas etc have died down or the dead plants I haven't cut down for protection and wildlife. At this time of year I see in my mind all those beautiful flowers that are decorating the covers of the seed packets. All growing in my garden! So, in order for the garden to look like my mental picture, I just have to go and buy those seeds!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 23:22

Hobnobs and yes, I dunk. Goodnight, bedtime.

Stag beetle larvae

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 22:34

This tells you about stag beetles and who to contact.

http://www.lbp.org.uk/downloads/Publications/Management/stag_advice.pdf

Strange PM from unknown person.

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 22:17

Thank you Star Gaze Lily, I think you're nice too. And Verdun is nice. Did you get an unreasonable message, Verdun?

Strange PM from unknown person.

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 21:56

Well, she doesn't think I'm nice, I haven't got one!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 21:49

Thank you Stacey. Any chance of sending some of your ace ice cream recipes? I like nuts, chocolate and caramel and OH likes fruit esp. raspberries. Please  Just going to look up that book.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 19:15

Ooh, it says I've done 3000 posts!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 18:59

Ooh Verdun, I can't wait!

Sons gave me an ice cream maker for Christmas. Needed room in the freezer for the bowl before I can use it. Having roast duck tonight with roast parsnips, potatoes, squash and red onions, all from the garden. Will be enough for tomorrow.

don't waste my time plant!

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 15:43

Lavenders and rosemary grow really well here. I like my lavender hedge.

I wish the montbretia and euphorbia grifithii wouldn't keep dying! And I lost my lovely Headbourne Hybrid Agapanthus 2 winters ago. Had to buy them in England as they don't seem to sell them in Dordogne. Should have brought them in, but they'd got so big and heavy. What one can grow depends so much on the climate. Long, hot, dry summers here and really cold and often very wet winters, also snow.

Earlier this winter I dug out a rampant phygelius. 3 or 4 years ago I dug out a rather nice, but past it's sell by date, blueish juniper and I had a lovely new area for planting!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35587.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

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