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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 08:00

Good morning from sunny liverpool

Always nice to see a place in the sunshine ......lets see what littlest Chicklet thinks 

Off in search of breakfast now .......πŸ³β˜•οΈπŸ΄

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 04/02/2017 at 07:57

That's beautiful Cloggie

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 03/02/2017 at 14:07

Saw that cartoon too LG - struck a chord with me too .....I've been quoting it all week

love old photos Lily ....always makes me wonder what they were thinking, and what they went off to do next (probably a quick  change out of their Sunday best )

just need to pack a bag, then setting off for the land of the scousers (my Dad's one).  Sat nav is saying 4 hours, but think thats optimistic on a Friday afternoon

Last edited: 03 February 2017 14:08:53

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 02/02/2017 at 18:55

((Hugs)) for LilyP, and tissues and sympathy for Dove

Not liking the weather forecast either - guess who is driving up to Liverpool tomorrow(Uni visit for littlest Chicklet).  Think we might get blown away.  

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 02/02/2017 at 07:02

Lovely Lizzie  Miles ahead of me too, but the anticipation is mounting 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 02/02/2017 at 06:44

Morning all

Good to hear you're having such a great holiday Tbird .  Glad that the wandring Flatters has returned, but sorry that Dove's lurgy has too 

Was greeted by the gorgeous smell of daphne when I came home and got out of the car last night - Jaqueline maybe late this year, but she's making up for it already.  Love that Grumpy snowdrop Lizzie .......that ones already on my wishlist . My garden ones have a long way to go before they are ready to flower - good couple of weeks I'd guess.  And only now starting to see the odd daffodil appearing on the verges, where often they start before Christmas round here.  Definitely a late start here in Surrey.

Footballers - daft money, but they are washed up at 30 and have to make it last a lifetime - need to divide the eyewatering sums by 4 or 5 really.  Bet there aren't many of them saving for a rainy day though

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 07:00

Hi Pat  so I'm not alone 

Big garden bird watch 2017

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:59

Oh dear, thats sad

Not sure why I couldn't find Magpie on the list .....maybe I need new specs

Slug patrol has started

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:54

Found a tiny one eating a snowdrop flower a few days ago.  Not a toad or frog in sight, so took matters in to my own hands 

Joining the RHS

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:51

Big fan here too (although I'm within striking distance of Wisley, so get my money's worth very easily).  Have used their advice service (by email) a couple of times too .....although mostly before I discovered the experts on here 

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