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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 22:16

No foal, friend's horse is a gelding, but he's still interested.

Seem to have done something to my right knee, which has a bit of osteoarthritis. Gone stiff and painful.

My daughter used to be physically sick before exams. The only course she really liked, and excellent results, was her MA in English at Bordeaux University because most of it was judged on course work. She's now an English teacher, teenagers, in France.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 16:34

At least you don't look miserable about it Dove! I'm afraid I put weedkiller on mine, there were more than just dandelions.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 14:37

Hello all.

Been riding with a friend. My mare was a bit uppity and I thought it was because it is very windy today, but when we put them in the paddock it was obvious she's in season! Friend's horse is a boy and she has a bit of a thing for him. The way he behaved, I think it's mutual.

Now out to the garden, troughs to plant, weeds to grub up.

September Raspberries

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 08:43

Mine are like that, but shorter. The variety is "September", the shortest and roamiest of all the raspeberries I have grown, but the only variety I still have. The other varieties didn't like the hot dry sun of SW France in the summer. They fruit on the old canes in June and the new canes in autumn, so in winter or early spring I cut out the old canes that have fruited twice and shorten the new ones, by a few inches.

Steep slope planting plans - any photos?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 22:55

They sell trays of it in my local garden centre, not very expensive, especially for that sort of thing. But I live in France.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 09:38

Morning all. Print here is OK now. Did what Dove said, I must have done it the other way when copying and pasting, or something. Silly me!

Matt, that's scary. Perhaps they were escaped convicts

Sun's out.

Neglected Rose

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:41

I would wait for flowering to finish, seems a shame to miss the flowers. Just neaten up the left side a bit, it's not really the time of year to prune. The rose needs its leaves in summer. Do what Artjak says in autumn and February and keep it fed and watered.

Greenhouse at night

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:35

I leave mine open at night  as soon as temps are in double figures. But I suppose it depends what you are using it for. My plantlets had to harden off anyway.

Steep slope planting plans - any photos?

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:33

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/4815/hypericumcalycinumj4.jpg

 

Hypericum calycinum makes a good ground cover for banks.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:17

Great news about your friend lily.

The print on here seems to be getting smaller. Is it my laptop or does any one else agree? The writing on my email page isn't smaller.

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