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Posted: 12/11/2016 at 11:30

Check your Forum Settings too - click on your name at top right of screen, select my settings and then forum settings.  You need to have your editor set to advanced settings, and the one about smilies set to "show as image".  If that doesn't help then Nora will need to be called in 

fatisa japonica

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 10:54

They like it quite shady - has anything around it changed recently?  Any trees cut down that might be letting in more light?

the super vet

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 10:33

Read Monty's new book recently - it was Noel FP who sorted Nigel out a couple of years ago when he broke his back leaping in the air.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 10:15

Great photos Hosta - love the last one with the honeysuckle artfully winding its way up the drainpipe - perfect

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 09:27

Morning all - rain seems to be a common theme. We have it here too☔️☔️☔️

Might potter in to local town later, have some things to pick up, and chicklet might come too .....we'll have a go at being "ladies who lunch".  Certainly no garden plans

Perennials in 9cm pots

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 09:33

This one always confuses me.  I had read that you shouldn't pot things on at this time of year, because the roots won't grow in to the new space and all that will happen is that the plant will sit in wet compost - not good.  On the other hand a 9 cm pot is not much protection  for the roots if we get any icy weather...what to do

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 06:55

Morning all

Well done Pdoc - good thing you were there (both for neighbour and for shoes).  Keep looking DD - always good to have a few options up your sleeve.  It'll happen soon I'm sure.

Chicklet arrived home about midnight last night - soooo lovely to see her.  Looking forward to the weekend

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:09

oooo Fidget, I have room, and several trees that are just begging to be smothered in rosy gorgeousness  if you have no other takers I'd love to foster it ❤️❤️❤️

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 08:29

Just seen the John Lewis advert ...  they've only gone and done it again

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 07:24

Ooooooo sparkles every time please ✨✨✨

Chicklet comes home for the weekend today - very excited🎉

Also very sad - Littlest Chicklet went to school with one of the poor girls mown down by a car whilst jogging on Tuesday night.  Unimaginable what those families are going through.  And such a waste - both such talented girls

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