Clarington


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Help - unexpected greenhouse tomato management

Posted: 01/08/2016 at 12:19

Tomatoes are tricky customers: they seem to spend ages doing nothing then one day you'll go and in and all you can see is red. 


Don't worry about them not ripening soon enough: the longer they stay green the more time your neighbour will have to enjoy them when she gets out of hospital!

Greenhouse

Posted: 01/08/2016 at 10:42

I often see greenhouses advertised on my local selling page on Facebook. If you've a few fit and willing volunteers you can often get yourself a really good deal. Just recently there were some really good quality ones going free to whoever could dismantle!

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 01/08/2016 at 06:51


Happy Yorkshire Day everyone!!

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2016 at 23:17

Glad you'll be joining in Muddled.


Feel wide awake. Not conducive for work tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2016 at 22:04
Dew_drops_in_the_hostas says:

Thanks Clari. 


Ironing, you say.....what is that?  


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 ssshhhhh don't draw attention to it! I have to iron work shirts (can't have him looking a scruffy bugger!) But I also iron our bedsheets... it makes them feel extra luxurious! (Well as luxurious as you can get from Ikea bedsheets!)

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2016 at 20:19

Oh Dew Drops I am sorry to hear that.


I'm on washing load number four; what domestic goddesses we are. Due to the lounge being out of action I'm ironing in the office; it's proving quite entertaining watching the neighbours children taking their new kittens for a walk!


Anyone else celebrating Yorkshire Day tomorrow?

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2016 at 18:23

*walks in*


*looks around*


*walks out sharpish*

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2016 at 09:44

Oh Busy! The poor dog. Isn't it awful when they start to struggle: I hope he isn't too upset by having a bath. Reggie always thinks its the WORST THING EVER and how could we possibly betray him (then he jumps in the pond).


ENjoy the party!

gallery of shame

Posted: 30/07/2016 at 09:43

That's fantastic work. Well done Newb! I particularly like the stacked pots: I think that's a design I'd like to try in my own garden one day.

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2016 at 07:50
Kitty 2 says:

I thought I had some smaller pictures inside this book she gave me, but only found a skeletonized leaf. I must have put them in the Attic with the large paintings. When she died my cousins took most of the framed work that had been gallery displayed and I took the paintings left "as is" .


I have a lovely painting of a poppyfield which I've been afraid to put on the wall in case it fades on the sunlight  


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 Kitty: you can get painting framed with conservation glass that prevents fading if it helps!


Morning all. Not at all keen on this home alone lark; it's so quiet! Had a message to say Reggie slept well and promptly naffed off to share grandparents bed! He is nothing if not loyal to his master 😂 Considering all the problems we've had once he gets to know you he's no fear of wandering off and forgetting about us if there's fuss to be had.


Had a wander around the garden with my early mug of tea. I think I'll be filling the green bin again tomorrow! 

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