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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 22/02/2017 at 06:57

Morning Dove 

So pleased to hear littl'un is on the mend.

Exciting news to share here - Chicklet has been accepted for a place to study abroad next year - so she is off to Adelaide in July 🐨.  Might need Pat to keep an eye on her for me .  She is very excited - it all depended on exam results and a reference from her Nottingham tutor, so we've had a nailbiting few weeks.  I'll be giving thanks to the inventors of Skype, facetime and whatsapp 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 06:46

Morning πŸŒ„πŸŒ„πŸŒ„

Not quite sunrise yet, but won't be long 

Back to the grindstone today......expecting a long and busy week. But daily checking ng my propagator for signs of shoots 🌱🌱🌱 should keep me going   (Just checked, and nada yet, but its only been 12 hours πŸ€”)

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 21:25

Chicklets have had laserquest parties in the past Fairy .....I've no clue either.....but I remember providing the cake πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚

Is it too late for bare roots?

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 19:51

I'd be ok with doing it til end of March - just remember to keep it watered well for the first year.  Our winter (Surrey) has been the coldest for years, and everything is weeks behind.  However, I hear (from Forum friends ) that Scotland has been mild I guess it depends where you live .....

Lufthansa advertising on site!

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 19:19

It seems to be a problem Loana - mods have been alerted

If you use your tablet in portrait form then you can scroll through it, but not in landscape.

Not sure who tests these things before they get released to cause a weekend of chaos 

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 19:15

Not been around for a few days, but what a treat to catch up with this thread.  Love that likkle iris type thingy very much

Great to see Mighty Atom doing so well Dove - it obviously likes you.  And even out of focus Grumpy makes me smile 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 18:53

Mark, Flowers - it was Welford Park just outside Newbury ......(home of bake-off🍰🍰🍰) .....very impressed that you can spot a Berkshire snowdrop when you see it Mark .  Haven't seen the Hen&Chicken snowdrops Hosta, but I know that area - might pop up next weekend for a nosey.

Had my first weekend gardening of the year - first one that wasn't either Frosty or waterlogged.  Felt good to be out there. And just sowed my first propagator seeds too.

Pdoc -FiL moved in to a place like that last summer - its made the world of difference to him - he is positively cheerful .  Says he wished he had done it years ago. Still independent, but lots of neighbours on hand for a chat, to watch telly or do jigsaws with in their communal lounge.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 15:23

We found some snowdrops!

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 16:34

Oh my word, just caught up with the football scores - GWRS, you must be over the moon πŸŒ™ πŸŒ™πŸŒ™πŸŒ™

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/02/2017 at 06:55

❀️❀️❀️❀️ True love indeed ....hats off to you Mr Beau !  (Or should it be Beaus Dad )

Not round much at the moment - works a bit manic - but watching you all from afar . If someone could start my seeds off on th windowsills, prune my apple trees and raspberry canes, and maybe make a bit of a start on the weeding I'd be very grateful 

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Mahonia - anyone got a good one ?

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Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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