Clarington


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/09/2015 at 08:08

Morning all! 

A day of meetings, paperwork,  and prepping today.

What lighting conditions does wild garlic like?

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 21:48

I walk through a dense woodand it was absolutely full of wild garlic this year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 07:32

Morning all! Well its very moist outside today: just what we want to see for a morning under the bonnet of the van. I hope all that need to venture out keep safe with the weather and traffic. Never a fun mix. 

Both the dog and his lordship are snoring heavily on the bed. I can't decide whether to stay here in the warm or go and make his sandwiches for lunch today.

At least the garden wont need watering! But I really ought swim out to my strawberries in hanging baskets and make sure they're getting the good stuff too.

New Petrol Strimmer Smoking

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 22:05

Check your manufacturers oil mix specifications. Excessive smoke is a sign of worn parts (or ill fitting; unlikely on a nw engine) or it burning too much oil.

Pitcher plant in winter

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 22:03

When I was researching my pitcher (it floats in a bowl in the pond) everything seemed to indicate letting it live outside all year round.once they're acclimatised. Where are you from? Do you get very bad winters?

Thanks for the recommendation of supplier Keen; I've been looking to expand my collective!

Iris Pseudacorus

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 21:58

Obelixx: whatever I wish for I rarely get, so here's hoping! The three that have been in there a year and some have not made any signs of growing / spreading. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 21:54

Bloody hell GWRS!

I hope they cut themselves badly on the broken glass.

 

His lordship has put the heating on. I protested that it wasn't October yet (not very loudly mind). At least we know it works for when the real weather hits.

Tomorrow I'm starting phase two of the education police riot van: a trip to Fords for the initial repairs. Do wave if you see me in Sheffield! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:07

Heavy rain coming your way KEF!! Not quite storming yet but it'll certainly make the rush hour traffic interesting

Cuddled up in my blanket while the dog paces the house frantically waiting for his lordship to come home. I'm not turning the heating on. I just wont do it!

Iris Pseudacorus

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 15:07

Fortunately a short season matches my attention span!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 13:47

Well I thought about doing the housework, so went to a garden centre just so I can clam to have left the house. Nothing of interest there but I nipped into Hobbycraft on my way home and brought a sew your own teddy kit. Alas no instructions when I opened it!

 

Anyone for tea and cake?

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