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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 06:21

Morning all

OL - yes, we are in the midst of exams too.  Good luck to your big boy with his.  Spent last night testing her on chemistry, which is today's delight.  As for exams myself, i absolutely dreaded them.  Used to actually make me sick.  Its funny, nothing else in life has ever had quite the same effect on me.....so glad they are in my past (although, 30 years on, i still get the odd nightmare where I'm sitting in an exam room realising I have revised the wrong subject)

Now I'm off to give the GH a quick check before launching into the rest of my day

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Posted: 13/05/2015 at 09:06
Cute ducklings/goslings . Hope the rest of them make it through the spring.

Jealous of the monster Gunnera !!

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Posted: 13/05/2015 at 06:58

Morning Dove - enjoy Cromer .....beautiful day for it.

We always seem colder than the surrounding area ....we have our own microclimate (Not sure if thats something to be proud of).  I always subtract a few degrees off the forecast to be safe.  Very often we find our magnolia and pieris have been turned to brown mush overnight, when those at the top of the hill remain looking glorious

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Posted: 13/05/2015 at 06:40

Morning all  Congrats to the dry stone walling champion

Didn't actually freeze here, but GH thermometer is saying 0.5* , so glad I bothered with the fleece.  Had to squeeze some of my plantlings under the propagator lids, they've got so big.  But skies are blue, and it looks like a good day in store.  Off to London today, so a train journey to look forward to

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Posted: 12/05/2015 at 19:33

Think we're getting it twice Dove ...a double dip depression

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Posted: 12/05/2015 at 19:23

Evening all - seems that in the short while I've been away there has been a flurry of activity - peeps getting sick and then better (, for the better bit), blue skies from far flung places, beds planted up (love the dahlia/canna combo - looking forward to pics that would make Christo smile later in the summer), and fruit shoot induced trips to the naughty step.

thanks for the good luck wishes for the chicklets - and good wishes back to others with youngsters going through similar stresses and strains

About to go and fleece my GH, just in case

Great admiration here for those who have the courage to do "what they really, really want" (sounds like a cue for the Spice Girls )......as long as they are prepared to graft for it, and do not expect it to fall into their laps.  As the cliche goes, its not a rehearsal

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 06:59

I like learning a bit about design too.  And not the usual green circles drawn on a piece of paper stuff, but more about what looks good with what, and what happens if you try an unusual combination.  

show gardens are all theatre.....but still get some great ideas from them

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Posted: 12/05/2015 at 06:54

Morning 

Feeling cream crackered this morning - yesterday's early start getting to me

Fantastic pics Lizzie - so glad you and Matty enjoyed the show.  Good luck with getting everything ready for your opening ....the thing with goosegrass is it normally looks a worse job than it is

Exams started for Chicklet yesterday, and littlest Chicklet today.  After all the graft they have put in they deserve to do well.....we've got everything crossed for the next month and a day

Welcome back Bekkie 

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Posted: 11/05/2015 at 22:28

Something to look forward to watching tomorrow then.   Zzzzzz  for now.

glad Topbird is having a lovely hols

Oh eck!

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 22:25

LittleMissS - its Tuesday night thats meant to be the problem (forecast 3 in Surrey, which normally spells trouble for us).....i think your potatoes will be ok tonight, and moonlit dash will not be needed.  But I would have the newspaper at the ready tomorrow

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