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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 12/10/2016 at 09:14

Morning all.

Will probably do more gardening today. Have 2 bags of daffodils to plant but ground, apart from the top inch, is dry and hard. Rain forecast, hope it comes.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 18:11

I still have dahlias, despite a few -2° frosts 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 17:58

So will I, DD. Good luck.

I've actually done some gardening at last. 3 barrowloads piled high with past it flowers and some weeds from the long border. Also mucked out horses' field shelter, again. Shoulder is aching.

Camera Talk

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 14:31

That sounds fun. We stayed in San Giminiano, well at a farm on the outskirts. Great ice cream.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 12:47

No I don't run a gite, but I did B&B for a few years some time ago. I have an old French farmhouse.

Garden Confessions - 3 Worst Crops of 2016!

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 11:01

Crikey, that sounds far worse than the trouble I had with house sitters who didn't water the pots properly. If you didn't swear, shout or hit them, what did you do? If nothing, then you must be a very kind and gentle person!

Camera Talk

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 10:03

Italy is beautiful. I'd never been until I met second OH, now I've been several times. Love Tuscany and Ravello overlooking the bay of Naples.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 09:44

I just asked where you live on the photo thread aym! Because you said you like Norfolk.

I've been using home-made plant supports like Papi-Jo's for years. Alan Titchmarsh showed how to make them years and years ago. But the ones I used on the autumn anemones were too wide and not tall enough.

Garden Confessions - 3 Worst Crops of 2016!

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 09:35

Now I know where our usual summer thunderstorms were! They went to Alberta to water Johnny Canoe's garden!

My main gardening problems this year were caused by drought in SW France.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 09:30

Morning all.

The thought of Trump as President is frightening.

Sounds warm where you are Obelixx, must be because of the sea. I'm a lot further south and it only got to 13°. +2° this morning instead of -2° so no frost today. Grass was white yesterday but the dahlias are still flowering.

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