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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: Today at 22:40

We'll done Wonky!!! Yet another Proud Mum moment 

And lovely that you met up with K as well

Now get some rest!!! xx


Posted: Today at 19:56

They do die off earlier than a lot of perennials, but I'd never cut the leaves off until they'd died - the plants need the leaves so they can continue to photosynthesize and feed the crown of the plant. 

Victorian front garden ideas wanted

Posted: Today at 19:49

Trying to remember  ... Verbena bonariensis, aquilegia, penstemons, lychnis flos-cuculi 'Jenny', foxgloves and Siberian iris ... 

Ours was shaded from the south 'cos neighbour had a large hedge of pyracantha which was loved by the birds.  If it had got more sun there would have been other plants I could have tried ...


Posted: Today at 19:24



Posted: Today at 19:22

Hi Angi 

There are some blips on the site which Nora and the Tech Team are trying to resolve.  At the moment if a picture isn't uploading try reducing it in size.

Start by clicking on the camera icon - if it still doesn't work let us know or send a PM to NoraGW 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: Today at 18:56

I have some nice linen trousers which I can wear with a pretty top or a tunic/dress for 'going out in the summer - my dread is being invited somewhere smartish in the winter when linen isn't really right. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: Today at 18:44

I think that the only times this year that I've not worn jeans was for Ma's funeral, and the hot summer afternoons when I had no choice but to laze in the shade on my lounger in my fabulous kaftan.

I do have some dresses, just in case - but I don't think I've worn a proper frock since Wonky's wedding 

Victorian front garden ideas wanted

Posted: Today at 17:50

We took a risk with the roots but if I were doing it again I would use a root control bag 

As for the wall, some of the plants were shorter than the wall some (like the Verbena bonariensis) waved merrily above it - passers by always complimented me when I was out there weeding 


Posted: Today at 17:39

Regularly mulch your garden with home made compost and well rotted farmyard manure - it will become a destination for worms from all around the vicinity of your garden 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: Today at 17:35

I've been reliably informed that dresses are shorter nowadays because you wear them as tunics over leggins, jeggings or jeans - not bare legs or tights - glad someone told me, I might have committed a fashion faux pas 

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