Dovefromabove


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CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS.......

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 08:04
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Re the calories on Christmas Day - what about all the other days though?...

That's why we eat Christmas leftovers for the whole of January - no calories!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 08:01

Hoping Mrs Fishy is feeling better today. ((hugs)) to all the Fishes

Thinking of Stacey and wishing her  and her family a lovely Christmas and a really good New Year!  Onwards and upwards!

Hey Good Looking.....

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 07:49

I've got presents to wrap today, but hopefully I'll find time to make some mince pies to take to my daughter and son in law tomorrow when I take their presents.  She's working some long shifts between now and Christmas Eve, so don't suppose she'll have a lot of time for baking.

Talkback: How to winter-prune trees and shrubs

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 07:46

Leave it until the spring then remove old blooms, cutting back to a pair of fat buds.  If the plant is congested then take out some of the older canes from the base.

tlc to christmas cactus

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 07:41

They also strike really easily from cuttings.  I've produced several for family members.  I usually plant three to a pot and that produces a balanced all-around effect.  https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=840

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 07:15

Good morning all   A bit warmer this morning - it's already 5.4C and only dropped to 1.4C overnight so no frost. 

Today mainly involves presents, paper and sellotape  

Plant ID please.

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:54

Hi Jack

The main difference is the different coloured berries - have a look at this site - it has some good ones http://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/plants.cfm?pl_id=3520

A great wildlife shrub

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:50

Oh dear

Sweet dreams everyone - see you in the morning

GRANDMA'S BACK.

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:48

Good to see you Cangran

Plant ID please.

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 21:26

Looks like pyracantha to me - the berries come straight after the flowers but usually colour up towards the autumn - sometimes the birds get them first - I've seen pigeons taking the unripe berries in midsummer.

Are you sure it wasn't evergreen?

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Such a handsome chap

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Choose just one ...

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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

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Whoops! I've done it again ......

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HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

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