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Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 05/01/2018 at 08:33

Morning peeps 


Day off today - littlest Chicklet’s Christmas present was a day out at Bluewater (daren’t choose her clothes on my own ) ......todays the day.  Looking forward to a lovely girlie day out.  Making the most of it, as we take her back to Birmingham this weekend.


See you later πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ»

Propagators

Posted: 05/01/2018 at 08:03

I’ve got one of the windowsill ones that fits 7 trays too - made a massive difference to my success rate with seeds   Think its called a super-7.


I also have a self watering one of the same design - I have a sort of production line going each spring ....germinate in the heated one, move to the self watering one to get a bit bigger, then out into an unheated greenhouse.


Can’t wait to get started again this year .....poring over Chiltern Seeds catalogue now 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 07:00

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 06:58

Perfectly understandable ......we’ll know that you’re still looking in   So we’ll make sure to wave from time to time 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 04/01/2018 at 06:25

Ouch Pat - but good that its not broken


Hope you got some sleep in the midst of the storm Obxx, and that Lizzie is safe and dry.  2018 seems to be full of weather 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 03/01/2018 at 18:32

 Wow GWRS - now that is organised 


Thanks for all your kind thoughts ....I am very proud of my little adventurer, and it is better being able to picture where she is going to.  Feeling pretty yuck though, so going to go and pound up and down some lanes in the local swimming pool (NY resolution ) to take my mind off it.  Pat - thanks for your knd offer - will certainly ask if need any advice.  Your tips on hairdryers in hotels was spot-on and saved me a kg of precious luggage space .


On a brighter note, my Dad is 80 today   We are taking him for a weekend in Liverpool (his hometown) at the beginning of March as his present - he seems delighted 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 03/01/2018 at 06:46

So the day I have been dreading has arrived . Got to wave goodbye to Chicklet for 7 months, this time without the prospect of an exciting holiday for us to look forward to .  Grim.


Roll on July.

Dismantling Christmas

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 23:25

Thought I was the only one who left messages for themselves in the decoration box   Mine are usually to do with how many crackers/christmas cards are left over from last year and where I have hidden the multi gang extension lead 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 23:18

Welcome back Dove - glad you had a good time.  Hope chestikoffs are soon on their way.


Wild weather here. Had one power cut already this evening.  Still no gas delivery.  On top of that, no electricity = no heating pump - so wood burner had to be emptied manually to stop the water tank boiling over.  Not much fun, much cursing, and ended up with a pile of smouldering logs in the courtyard .....well smouldering til the hosepipe was turned on them.  Smoke alarms going beserk just added to the atmosphere .  Chicklet will be glad to leave tomorrow to return to a place where there is light and warmth without the associated drama 

Hello Forkers - January 2018

Posted: 02/01/2018 at 06:33

Missed you there Hosta - have a good flight.....and enjoy that sunshine when you get there 

Discussions started by chicky

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All my hellebores have distorted leavesπŸ™„ 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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