Clarington


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Alliums

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 08:30
flowerpower15 says:

Oh right thanks. Would I be able to grow allium in pots.


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 I wouldn't recommend it. I tried this year as I'm currently playing ideas with my garden and thus it is quite the state. 


They were disappointing to say the least!

Utter Confusion

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 08:28

Nicely put Fairy.


No one forces another person to use this site. There are plenty of other forums available: some brilliant but then again others are militant badly coded hellish places.


But I for one like it here.

Help .. need a plant for privacy

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 08:22

I do love my wooden blinds for the privacy they create. Even "open" they restrict people looking in but let plenty of light through. You can of course adjust them fully as the crowds / naked men dictate.


How big is this front garden of yours? Box hedge migt be an idea but plants / trees that provide more cover need more space of course and if you only have a very small area you'll never get the cover you desire.


Could you have a window box mounted to the wall that you could grow seasonal plants in to add a dash of colour and soften the view from the window?

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Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 21/08/2017 at 08:11

Morning All! 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 20:49

Joyce I'm not self diagnosing; believe me I've enough labels from the GP and hospital without adding more to it myself!!


I would appreciate someone who has been through the process to help me understand just what the GP is playing about at.


The internet is all well and good but when you're shattered it does make things hard work. 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 20:37

Pauline; I've been reading as much as I can online. But I know to be careful as you can diagnose yourself with anything if you read enough in to it.

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 20:28

Evening all.


Does anyone have any knowledge of M.E. ? :/

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 20/08/2017 at 07:26

Morning All!

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 17:19

oooh I like the idea of sausage and egg pie Dove. I've just pulled some sausage meat out of the freezer (sorting out what has been lingering in there since Christmas) so I'll have a look for recipes. I've been looking at pork pie recipes as I need to get used to gluten free pastry.


RE steam mops; due to neither the dog or his lordship understanding the concept of WIPING YOUR FEET I use a broom most days (I can't handle our almighty vacuum cleaner) and steam mop twice a week (if I'm on top of things when the weather is bad).


But once a month I scrub the bare floors with a wooden brush and chemicals to give the steam mop a bit of help.


(I'm really both as domesticated as that all sounds).

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 19/08/2017 at 14:55
plant pauper says:

My new steam mop has arrived so I'll have a little play. I'm dreading seeing how dirty my floors are. 


Enjoy your Saturday.


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 PP; we have a steam mop. You can mop and mop and as soon as it's dry mop again and it seems to find more dirt. 


It is brilliant though!

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