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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/05/2015 at 21:55

Have just read back. Wow! Wintersong, that's a beautiful car. May you have many happy years together.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/05/2015 at 21:44

My Strawberry Tea went well, 40 people came, several bearing cakes. We actually had too much cake! So we auctioned two of them and made an extra £20. Made about £50 from selling left over plants from my Open Garden day. Tickets for the tea were £9 each. For a cancer charity.

I have realised that I don't actually like cannas. I grew some last year in a pot and they did quite well. I put them in a box of compost in the garage over winter and when I got them out they were all shrivelled up and dried out. Perhaps I should have watered them, but I forgot about them. Bit of a relief because they don't really suit my garden style, which is more romantic and rose filled.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/05/2015 at 09:03

Morning all.

Strawberry Tea day today, so very busy, expecting over 40. It's in aid of Cancer Support France, a charity that helps English ex-pats in France who have cancer. http://www.cancersupportfrance.org/  Must go and make 50 scones.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 22:25

I love guinea pigs but they have no sense of personal hygiene. Cute though.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 22:16

Love that orange aquilegia, unusual. It looks like an exotic little bird trying to fly out of your hand!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 15:54

Thank you Lesley. I can't sing. OH is in 2 choirs.

Have made a big fruit cake for tomorrow. Have had 6 offers of cakes. Expecting 42.

Favourite gardening activity

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 09:30

Edd, the mind boggles, will you need a heater in the GH too?

How to make durable plant markers?

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 09:28

Oh Edd, you are funny  and married! And I have OH.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 09:27

Morning all.

Going shopping for Charity Strawberry Tea tomorrow. Sorry DD can't make it after all. Everything seems such a rush at the moment as we are off on Tuesday. I'll just have Sunday and Monday to clear up after the Tea, do Housesitter's room, HW, water everything in garden as heatwave coming, wash, iron and pack etc.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 22:48

Chicky, I think I'll be in the audience. I'll have to look into those gardens.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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Last Post: 05/02/2015 at 16:55

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Last Post: 25/09/2014 at 23:11

Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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wyre-forest-why

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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