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Daffodils

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 18:27

Good heavens, nothing showing yet in Dordogne. Still have some roses out though.

HAVE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS.....

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 18:25

Have a lovely Christmas Runnybeak, whatever you are doing.

I may be a bit absent too, 4 grown-up children & spouses & 8 grandchildren coming for several days. There are mattresses on the floors and a cot in a bathroom!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 18:23

KEF, I have yet to find out what OH has done about recording Strictly. I hope it's OK or there won't be any curry until June! I feel for you.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 18:21

Garden Girl I - I have 2 coldframes with just sand, 1 cold frame with earth but this year it has had weed matting on it and the cold frame in the shade has polystyrene on the bottom. When I have tenderish plants in them I put polystyrene around the walls too.

Edd - there are other women in the village apart from me!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/12/2014 at 17:16

I've just come back from the village hall. They had story tellers and OH sang Christmassy French songs with the local choir. Earlier they'd been to sing in the Old People's Home. Then Father Christmas came and gave presents to the village children. When we came to this village in 1990 with our 4 children there were hardly any children and the village school had closed down. Now there are over 50.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 21:28

Back from the party. Strictly seems to be recording OK. I want to watch it from the beginning, so not tonight. May go to bed. It's 10.30pm here.

Comfrey

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 14:08

My comfrey never grows over 2 feet, whether it's cut or not. I've never seen a comfrey of 6 feet, wonder what variety Edd is talking about.

Rose pruning advice please

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 14:00

I'd prune the side shoots (the ones growing off the main stems) to three or 4 buds, roughly 6 inches. But I usually do it in March, though it can be done earlier.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 13:54

Just having one, thanks Panda.

Put up the tree this morning. Must sweep the floor and arrange pressies around it.

Shed treatment query

Posted: 20/12/2014 at 10:00

We used Cuprinol Garden Shades too, I like the wood showing through slightly. Though, after a second coat it hardly shows at all. It preserves the wood but lets it breathe.

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