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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 24/09/2016 at 18:13

Lovely day garden visiting  Stockton Bury was my favourite - surprises round every corner, but still felt like a cohesive whole.  Now time for a quick snooze (lots of driving) and then some drinks and dinner.  Luckily the weather held here all day - we must be far enough south to miss the grotty bits.  Can see Welsh hills on the horizon ......feels like a long way from home

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 23/09/2016 at 06:53

This one's for you Clari

Well done for making it through the last 10 days

Also.....check out today's google animation.....seems like they made it specially fo you

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 23/09/2016 at 06:47


One more sleep til my Great Garden Adventure begins.  Other treats on the list are Westonbury Water Garden, Hampton Court (the herfordshire one) and Stockton Bury, along with a couple of yellow book ones.  Forecast is a bit changeable, but fingers crossed the showers will miss us.  Only one other person in my car, leaving plenty of room for sweeties - thanks for the warning Ob

Early start tomoz, so unlikely to pop in to say hello - so have a good weekend everyone

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 06:49

Morning peeps🌄🌄🌄

Theatre was great - funny, touching, thought provoking and superbly acted .....can't ask for much more than that

Starting to look forward to the weekend already (well we're half way thru the week, so why not?)......going to Herefordshire with a group of friends on a garden visiting weekend.  Loads planned,will take lots of pics for the other thread.  One I am most looking forward to is the Picton garden with all their asters......should be a good time of year to visit.

But got to get through Thursday and Friday at the saltmines first.  Best get going

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 21/09/2016 at 07:01

Morning Dove   Going to see something called " Joe and Jess forever " .....or summat like that

Best bit about sowing grass seed is when you've convinced yoursellf it has failed, and then all of a sudden you see that green haze ........

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 21/09/2016 at 06:53


Feeling for Lizzie - hope you find someone to stay with you, or go on a little hols yourself .....maybe visit some of the grandchildren?

Off to the theatre tonight🎭🎭🎭 Going to a tiny theatre where the audience surround the action - makes for quite an intense experience But normally a memorable one.

Too dark to pick raspberries, so raisins on my porridge .......sadness. Can we do summer all over again please

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Daffodil and tulip bulbs

Posted: 19/09/2016 at 06:49

The ones above are tulips, below are daffodils (much rougher skin)

Camera Talk

Posted: 19/09/2016 at 06:40

Great photos again Fairy - love the mirror lake especially

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 18/09/2016 at 23:02

Back from Nottingham.  Chicklets new house is lovely .....even has a bit of a garden.  Previous inhabitants must have left a bike behind when they left in June looks like something from sleeping beauty's castle:

Nursery on GW last night

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 10:27

Lovely blog Anna - thanks for sharing.

They are only 10 minutes down the road from me, so will be paying them a visit soon

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