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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 13:20

Sounds like your MIL and my late Ma were cut from the same cloth.  Ma once said to me 'you don't eat as much as you'd think, from looking at you'  

Any geologists out there?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 13:15

It's a flint ball or nodule - not common but not that uncommon either.  During his life as a farmer in Suffolk Pa turned several up while cultivating fields etc.  We had a row of them on an oak beam in the farmhouse.  

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 12:21

A load of smalls (and not so smalls) to drape on horses here Hosta, while you're about it ... I'll roast some butternut squash to make some soup while you do that 

Anyone following the cricket?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 12:09

England have set India a total of 537 all out ... looks promising ... 

Yellow toms

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 12:02

I would cut them in half and roast them in a slow oven with a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of sea salt and a little crushed garlic if you like it.  Then pop in a container and freeze and use to make pasta sauces etc - you'll find the flavour much improved.  

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 11:51

Raisingirl - I've not seen Saving Mr Banks - I would have liked to, but tend to go to sleep in cinemas nowadays - think it's something to do with my thyroid even tho' I'm well medicated I still drop off when in the warm and dark.  I'll have to keep an eye open for it on the tv.  I did read about it when it was released and thought it sounded like a good 'un.  

Fidget - much as I'd love it, (and I really would) I don't have the acreage for a rose on that scale 

Hosta has vast acres, but not sure if he's got a site for that ... 

Amazing foxglove

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 11:16

I was hoping they'd flower next year but they probably won't now.  Never mind, I've got some seedlings elsewhere that I can transplant in the early spring. 

Amazing foxglove

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 10:59

Hi Tony  Here are mine 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 10:25

Think Norwich's Chapelfield is enough for me - that also has Hotel Chocolat - a couple of good places to eat (Carluccio's and Café Rouge) and is just a very short wander from Norwich's fabulous market, not to mention all the little independent shops in The Lanes.  

I have never knowingly been in a Disney shop (and I've a feeling that if I had, I would know about it )

Fidget, I keep meaning to say, my Rosa glauca is a picture - covered with hips 

Care of a new Privet hedge?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 10:14

Nothing to do to them at this time of year Sophie unless you want to give them a mulch of composted bark or something to smarten the area up (but they'll be fine without) - some Fish Blood and Bone in the spring will be good.  Otherwise just keep the hedgeline weeded and clear of rubbish. 

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