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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:53

KEF, I have a joint of venison in the freezer, local farmer gave it to me last week.

We had pancakes, with lemon and sugar

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:16

No need thanks, prevention is better than cure!

feeding roses

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:15

I do exactly the same as Dave.

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:13

Not me, I believe you. But then garlic upsets my tummy!

Gothic, cottage, Japanese, modern

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:10

You could do gothic in the dark bit, cottage with lots of flowers in one lawned bit, modern with perhaps a seating area in other lawned bit and the back bit could be covered with weed suppressant fabric and gravel and have pots with Japanesey sort of plants like acer palmatum (green and purple), bamboos (smaller varieties) and camellias and dwarf rhododendrons in acid compost.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 20:01

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/67607.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/67606.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 The flowering photo is 2013

 

Oh dear, Forester, I hope you are OK.

I sowed broad bean seeds in pots in the GH. And I finished clearing up the prunings from the Wedding Day rose that acts as a hedge for the veggie garden. Filled 7 piled high wheelbarrows! Hasn't been pruned for a few years. Here are before and after photos. 7 metres long (not all in the photo). Well taller than me. Couldn't mow the grass under it as the rose had been in the way.

 

Gothic, cottage, Japanese, modern

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 19:53

How big is your garden? You could divide it into garden rooms using trellis or hedges, or walls if you're good at building. All together might be a bit difficult! Or you could do cottage with gothic touches or combine Japanese with modern as modern is usually fairly simple in design.

Was going to dig our pond out today

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 19:49

I have a small pond about 1 metre by 1.5m, 45cm deep (couldn't go deeper hit rock!)

I wanted blue iris sibirica but couldn't find any, so I bought yellow flag irises. That was over 10 years ago. I'm afraid I rather let the pond go, especially as a friend's lab put a claw through the expensive liner. Now the yellow flags are going rampant and even trying to come up in the lawn!

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 19:36

I thought garlic was toxic, now it's confirmed. I would be very worried about raw chicken bones, could pierce the gut. But I have heard that cottage cheese is OK.

I have always fed my dog with good quality dog food, the sort that actually smells quite nice. As Steve says, I thought it would be well researched. But my old Border Collie has liver cancer, secondaries from the spleen and wouldn't eat it any more. He's been eating poached chicken, rice, French beans, carrots, pure beef mince and white fish. That's what the vet told me to tempt him with. He seems to be feeling better, been on cortisone, and ate tinned dog food for the first time for over two weeks today.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 19:27

Gosh, RB, that was a long post!

Hope the antibiotics sort things out, Matty.

I won't be shooting any deer, no matter how destructive they are, I couldn't shoot an animal.

Lovely garden BM. Looking forward to the summer photos!

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