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Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 19:55
Dachalover says:

Clarington says:

Over here Dacha! Sunny Yorkshire.

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 Sorry mate ....I thought you were in the Outer Hebrides or somewhere else when you could not be connected 

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 Gosh no not even close! Though that is somewhere I would jump ship too without a second thought. The website keeps freezing up. Most strange.

The dog has been thoroughly washed and scrubbed with just the normal protests. He's definitely gotten bigger of late I'm sure (he's three). Now laying on the sofa til I can dog down and find some energy to the bomb site that was once he bathroom.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 18:26

Over here Dacha! Sunny Yorkshire.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 18:07

Yay it worked! I've been trying to post for ages but it kept crashing on me.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 18:06

Is this thing on?

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 11:58

A friend sent me a photo of this; can anyone identify it?

Any tips on buying a greenhouse?

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 06:43

If you're confident and able I'd buy second hand; look around and there are some absolute bargains out there which means you'll have more money for seeds etc.

Both of my greenhouses are second hand.

As for laying out: that depends on what types of vegetables you want to grow.

Real world cost of heating a greenhouse

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 06:40

What are you planning on growing that will require a fixed heat source? 

Heating is such a vague term; for me I heat my greenhouse only when it snows heavily at night by lighting a church candle and leaving it to burn in there to keep the worst of the frost out. For others they may require a +5'C temperature throughout the winter.

I can't help with the frost line but I'm sure someone more with knowledge than me (or good on Google at least) will be along soon.

Fruit and veg to grow in the shade in the greenhouse

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 06:34

I tend to use my bottom shelf for pots and tools etc: it's amazing how quickly they take up room.

I did think it might be useful for germinating seeds on; ones that require more warmth than light and can be moved higher up as they establish themselves.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 22/08/2017 at 06:30
Joyce21 says:

I saw a bit of the programme before being interrupted by a phone call. . . . found it a bit irritating but will watch the rest of it tomorrow.

A friend phoned yesterday to tell me her husband had passed away at breakfast time ....he had just had a cup of tea and hadn't been ill recently.

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 Really sorry to hear about your friends husband Joyce. I hope it was as peaceful as our imaginations make it out to be.

Morning everyone! Evening Pat; tell your husband the trees won't be going anywhere!

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 22:27

Dacha; I can't even imagine being an Irish man in Yorkshire!! 

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