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Fork Handles

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 10:17

Morning all.

Great news Dove!     I'm not a feminist apart from equal pay for equal work. I like a man to carry my bags (apart from the handbag!), they have more muscle after all. Men and women aren't the same, hurray!, vive la difference!

Light snow shower in the night -2°, but sunny now. Some tomatoes have germinated!

Heated Bench

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 10:07

What a friendly place this forum is. It would be lovely if you two could meet and discuss gardening because of the forum. I'm sure many of us have a lot in common.

Gardeners World new season

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 09:57

That sounds a great idea Verdun, with pictures of the plants and their problems and film of how to do things to illustrate people's questions.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 14/03/2013 at 09:52

-2° this morning, snow shower in the night but sunny now, clouds coming in the distance.

Climbing plants advice

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 23:14

Trachelospermum jasminoides or star jasmin is evergreen, white flowers, smells wonderful. This article says it may need winter protection but mine survived -17° and snow last year. The leaves went a bit brown and a lot fell off, but by summer they'd all grown again and it hasn't lost any this winter.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=302

There is also clematis armandii and hydrangea petiolaris, which are quite vigourous. Is it in sun or shade?

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 22:44

Night Goldie. Were you in the GH Bunny at this time of night? Is it lit and heated?

Love cheese on toast with Worcester Sauce. Don't like Branston.

Going to bed soon.

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 22:34

So it was, it sort of disappeared under the other posts. Strange taste she has! I'd prefer Marmite, like Becks.

Planting

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 22:29

I think it's too early to plant potatoes, the leaves are meant to come up when the frosts are over and it's very cold at the moment. Ian's potatoes will be fine in the light.

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 22:24

Why are you having toast and tomato sauce if you don't like it?

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/03/2013 at 22:22

Daren't go to the GC again either or the supermarket. Bought enough to make a new bed, especially by the time I get my plug plants all 600 or so of them! OH came back from choir and I told him of my sinful spending spree this evening. He just smiled in an indulgent sort of way. He's used to me.

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