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Camera Corner

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 22:49


View from Ravello in Italy where we had a lovely holiday.


GardenIng jokes

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 22:39


Posted: 30/01/2014 at 22:33

Just watched programme about feeding dogs, but it didn't tell me the things I wanted to know. Like the interior design programme that's on every evening at the moment.

Today finished mending horse fence and it all works, hurray! Went to buy more electric ribbon only to find that the farm supplies place I go to has closed down. Been going there for over 20 years. Found some elsewhere but more expensive. Then went to supermarket.

Sleep well all.


Posted: 30/01/2014 at 09:10
chicky wrote (see)

PS Lizzie - we bought a gizmo that plugs in the wall and extends the broadband signal to the parts of the house it didn't reach before (we got fed up of teenage girls perched on the stairs as it was the only place they could get connected) - i was sceptical, but it works wonders.  So now i can watch tv and browse too. Useful when the footies on (which seems almost every night at the moment)


I have a gizmo in the wall in the kitchen. The box is in the study. This house is a huge old French farmhouse with thick stone walls. Bought it when 4 children were young and family from England came to stay, then I did B&B when children left home. Need another gizmo for sitting room, but man in computer shop said you could only have one.


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 23:34

I always miss all the evening chat as I go and watch TV in sitting room, no signal for laptop, thick stone walls. But neither ketchup or brown sauce, fresh tomatoes with bacon and gravy (not Bisto) with sausages, except at breakfast when it's tomatoes with sausages.

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 23:25

That wasn't nice "your say", this is meant to be a friendly forum.


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:00

That was in answer to KEF on previous page.


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 18:58

At least it didn't rain too much today, pouring now though. I sloshed through the mud and bashed in 7 fence posts that had gone wobbly or were only held up by electric ribbon and replaced insulators only to find b****y fence still isn't working. I replaced half or it last autumn, will have to replace the other half tomorrow. Bother, and I'm going out to lunch tomorrow.

I grew some Lady Christl potatoes in 2012 as they are first earlies and I was growing Charlotte which is slightly later. But, having read lots of good reviews I wasn't very pleased with them, Charlotte cropped better and I could hardly taste the difference.

Grew a French early this year, Amandine, but forgot I'd planted them so didn't harvest early enough so Charlotte was still better! That is the trouble with being over 27!

New to gardening and forum

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 11:06

Bone meal is a slow release fertiliser which needs to break down in the soil before the plants can use it, the finer it is ground up the quicker it is ready for the plants. If you buy it with fish and blood in it they will act first before the bone meal is ready so it is a long acting organic fertiliser.

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 11:01

David, that white rabbit is on Google pics, did you put it there?

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