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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 17:16
punkdoc says:

Hi all.

Still not feeling much like talking.

Hope all are well.

See original post

 Thank you for checking in PDoc.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 07:11

My ornamental cherry tree is fit to burst this year. I think it's knows that this year may be it's last (unfortunately it's home has been marked as where the garage will be). 

I'm already trying to work out whether I can squeeze in another cherry tree to replace it once the works are done.

(I've still not decided on the pond by the way!)

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 15/06/2017 at 07:03

Oh DD it brings me such not to see you so alive.

Remember to drink plenty of water!

Today will see more paperwork, and then a rejig in the greenhouse ready for a weekend of seeing family and meetings. The 30'C predicted weather is welcomed ... buy only once I've got my plants safe!

Chilli Plants

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 18:24

I leave my greenhouse open and sink an upturned cola bottle in the soil. I cut the base off and full with water.

Cheap and lasts a good few days.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 17:16

Afternoon all. 

There are so many potentials that need to be explored. I for one do not envy the LFB in their task once the initial battle is over. I expect that battle will last several days yet.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 06:46

Morning all. I'll be in meetings all day today so will be relying on many many mugs of tea.

It sounds like the fire alarms didn't go off in the block of flats.  I just hope it remains upright. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 18:59

Joyce; glad to hear other half is already starting to feel a little better. Amazing stuff blood.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 18:58

The pond in all its green glory.

Where I'm stood is patio and there is a small gap between the patio and the pond. Just behind it is the pear tree.

Around the other three sides I will be building the edge up so the pond will be level with it's surroundings. 

I'm thinking of pebbles in one corner leading into the pond to help animals (we have many many frogs) gain access despite the fluctuating water levels and create a shallow area.

The trouble is if I do choose to have plants...  what plants to have? 

Oh the brain ache!

Memorial garden

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 17:35

Silvester: what a wonderful thing to do, I'm just so sorry that you were put in the situation that needed it.

This forum is run and moderated by Gardeners World staff members but chances are not the journalist type editor teams you would want to speak too. Mainly on here there are lots of ordinary people and new gardeners just like us.

Hopefully it will be spotted though.

I suggest you pop an email to the following addresses (I don't have a copy of the magazine to hand to check out addresses they have in that you could try).

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 15:24

Afternoon all; early finish to use up some of my toil and the hound and I are home alone til late so I can enjoy a nice stretch and relax on the bed rather than trying to work out what's for dinner.

I should be in the garden but it's really bugging me that I can't decide the fate of the edging around the pond. 

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