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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 00:03
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Watching the golf .....want the bloke called Smylie Something to win, just because it is the best name ever.


Danny's a good name too. The boy done good nice to see a Brit in that green jacket

Where to buy plants in Surrey (not a garden centre)

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 20:57

Good to know 8000w ......think I might visit next time I go to Wisley

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 20:51

Can do the crosslegged thing - years of pilates paying off - but can only touch the ground with my knuckles ....bit like a gorilla

Watching the golf .....want the bloke called Smylie Something to win, just because it is the best name ever.

You'll be up earlier than me Hosta, so wishing you all the best now.  Will be thinking of you tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 14:17
STOP PRESS .....Chicky has finished the weeding !!!!!!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 08:56

I shall be pricking out and pricking out and potting on today too (although sowing cleomes is on my list -I'm a bit behind you Fidget) .....tomatoes, cosmos, cucumbers, rudbeckias, echinaceas, cephalaria and several sorts of snapdragon .....its all very exciting

But first, littlest Chicklet needs a lift to work ....the good people of Farnham are waiting for their posh coffee

Camera Talk

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 22:03

Wonderfully wintry Fairy. Took me a while to spot the spawn  .....thought you had brought a fully formed frog home in your flask

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 19:51

Beautiful blues Victoria. And loving waterbutt way

The overall look of my borders is still pretty dormant ....but if you get up close there are some gems






 One lone tulip ......hope he hangs around for long enough for the rest of the pot to catch up

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 18:26


Been to Hyde Hall in October and the autumn colours were stunning.  They have lots of rose beds, so I would imagine June would be good .....put a reminder on Bernard

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 16:10

Nice to have you back Lesley - hope you are now fighting fit

Just in from the garden.  Did a bit of weeding and then sorted out ALL my plastic plant pots ......graded into sizes and colours have no idea how satisfying that job was.  Seems we will be getting warmer after the frost tonight, so I am now ready to prick out seedlings tomorrow.  I am too stingy to write a label for every pot, so i try to plant things in matching pots so I can tell the difference black square, round orange, black with writing on the side ..... Its quite a system. Feel like the gardeing year is really motoring now

And Mr C is back driving again we are returning to normal once more.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 00:11

So pleased Lyn ....((hugs)) for you and your Dad.  Stay strong.

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