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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 16:06

Thank you Edd, that works. Haven't seen it all yet.

Been busy typing minutes from yesterday's meeting. I'm not fast.

Cold here, hardly been above zero all day. House is 20°, but still feel cold. Need exercise, off to feed the horses.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 11:22

Glad you've just planted bluebell bulbs GG, because I've just found some, forgotten in a bag. They look OK, but I thought it was too late.

Please help me choose a container for honeysuckle

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 11:17

I'd go for the biggest pot too. I think Halliana would be too big. I have lost 2 honeysuckles in pots, but one was Henryii which can be tender and we had a very cold winter when it died, the other I think was planted in too deep shade but it was covered in aphids and mildew. I was looking up a variety that would be suitable to plant in a pot and came across this one http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/lonicera-periclymenum-rhubarb-and-custard/classid.2000020958/ 

Early Tomato Blight

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 10:57

Don't plant potatoes and tomatoes after each other - same family, both get blight. Hard to prevent, a lot depends on the weather. Only water on the ground, not overhead spraying.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 10:53

Morning all.

Bother, can't watch that, Edd, no iplayer in France.

-2° this morning.

Glad you enjoyed Venice, Woody, we did. Was it wintry there?

Children & Gardening

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 23:30

My daughter is a primary school teacher, near Poitiers. She asked the local Mairie for a bit of neglected land near the school and has turned it into a school garden. But they grow more veg than flowers. Peas and beans have large, easy to handle seeds and broad beans can be sown early. They also manage to get a crop of new potatoes, which the children enjoy digging up, before the summer holidays start in early July.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 23:23

Haven't posted since this morning and there were 4 -5 pages to wade through!

Committee meeting overran by an hour so we were too late to lunch at the Wok place so guess where we went for lunch?  McDonalds! But I had a chicken wrap and salad. All the burgers had fake, plastic, floppy cheese in them.

What a nuisance about your car DD.

I don't enjoy the Tennant man, not my taste and I can't understand what he says. Looking forward to Wolf Hall.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 08:58

Morning all. Going to committee meeting this morning, then lunch at Wok place then supermarket. Didn't go to supermarket last week, dog food, milk and bread flour are urgent.

Ouch Panda, take care.

I'm sure the teacher will understand DD. Is it the battery or something else?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 22:46

What a lot of gorgeousness in that garden for January, Panda, must be stunning in the summer.

How sad about your brugmansia Mrs. G. Is it a goner?

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 19:08

Finished digging the hole for "Teasing Georgia". Quite a job as rocks had to be dug up and the underneath soil wasn't very good. Added lots of rotted manure. Planted the rose. It's to grow up a stone pillar. Then cut off the old leaves off the Hellebores and an Epimedium.

Never seen an earth star before, or even heard of one.

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