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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 20:03

Happy Birthday Obx - sounds like a lovely day (apart from the kitchen planning bit).  Always great to discover new haunts.

Hope you keep the snivels at bay Clari

Just booked my Chelsea tickets - taken the plunge and gone for an all day ticket this time......can't wait.

Just been reading about an epidemic of asthma attacks in Melbourne, that they think were triggered by a thunderstorm - terrifying

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 06:50

Morning all

Well done on the museum gong Clari - obviously a special place πŸ†πŸ…πŸŽ–πŸ†

Finding it hard to wake up this morning ......need more tea β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈβ˜•οΈ

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 22/11/2016 at 07:01

Just googled .....gorgeous

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 22/11/2016 at 06:47

Morning Fidget  hope there is no damage 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 22/11/2016 at 06:45

Morning all - hope everyone is safe and dry

Got home eventually, but late for my Garden Club meeting.  Never mind, I think they understood.  Will be glad to be back to my normal drive to work this morning - no more trains til Thursday.

Gorgeous picture Lesley - love it when the frost picks out the branches of the trees like that

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 21/11/2016 at 18:39

Thanks GWRS - on a train now, packed like sardines, but happily moving in a Hampshire sort of direction

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 21/11/2016 at 18:26

Stuck in a slightly chaotic Waterloo, looking at a noticeboard full of delayed trains . am I glad I don't do this every day πŸ™„πŸ™„

pusscat tales are keeping me entertained πŸ˜€

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 21/11/2016 at 06:36


London bound today πŸš‚ So will probably catch up with you all later.

Garden Club meeting tonight to plan the speaker programme for 2018 which time my leafmould will be ready  Feel like I'm getting a bit ahead of myself here

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 20/11/2016 at 15:29

Back in from a good garden session.  Tree planted and encased in its own little cage of chicken wire, as is customary in this garden.  It'll come off in a couple of years, when its trunk has grown a bit and it is tough enough to withstand the attention of passing bambis.  Buddleja shorn - enough to stop windrock, the real hack will come in spring.  And cannas rescued for another year (don't tell OH, but I don't like them much anyway)

A couple of years ago we planted a pair of Amanagowa cherries.  They are doing well, but last year I was disappointed that they had no autumn colour.  This year they are like a Spanish flag - all red and yellow and absolutely gorgeous .....hard to believe its the same tree


Posted: 20/11/2016 at 09:25
Hostafan1 says:

Deer are , allegedly, very fond of them too. 

See original post

 Our deer don't eat the leaves, but do take the flower spikes off

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