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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 09:29

Morning folks!  just popping in on OH's laptop again    I have read back lots, but can't really remember who's doing what, other than KEF eating chocolate!  ((hugs)) to everyone anyway

Bit of a crisis here this morning - just before he left for work OH noticed water dripping down kitchen wall under bathroom shower!  He'd just had a shower!  Lovely Builder was going to come and re-seal bath/grouting etc when he redecorates after Ch****mas - now he's going to come later today or first thing tomorrow morning.  Hence I've just had a wash rather than a shower and my hair will have to wait until tomorrow

I was going to edge the lawns that OH mowed yesterday - not going to happen now - all wet and soggy out there too!   I couldn't do it yesterday 'cos guess what?  Remember I cleaned the windows although OH told me not to 'cos I had a bad back the last time - well, back's fine .... but yesterday my neck and shoulder were agony - heatpad and painkillers all day, and had to lie flat on my back all night 'cos it hurt to turn over.  It's a bit better this morning

Like Nut, I have faith in an Indian summer - how else is my bumper crop of tomatoes going to ripen? 

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 13:50
nutcutlet wrote (see)
.... In addition to Castor House which artjak and I and possibly Dove will be visiting next Sunday

Nut, we haven't forgotten about next Sunday - limited access to laptop at the moment but normal service should be resumed on Wednesday.


  West Acre is tempting too

Clearing a garden

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 13:45

Oooh, what are you going to do with that?  Can we help if we behave ourselves?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 13:43

Just popping in to say I'm still around.  Lawns have been mowed and housework has been done, team effort by OH and myself   He'll be rewarded later, with roast belly of GOS pork with apples and sage, new pots, summer cabbage and a mustardy creamy sauce

Yvie, ((hugs)) siblings huh!  Been there - at least mine has now recognised that Ma has dementia - it's a shame that he spent two years thinking her word was gospel when she was really confused.    As Panda says, all you can do is your best, and remember it's your duty to look after yourself as well.  If you're poorly who's going to look after the rest of 'em?  ((hugs))

Looking forward to getting my new laptop on Wednesday - then I won't have to keep borrowing OH's ... and giving it back

 

Unwieldy rose bush

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 13:35

It looks to me like a neglected climber - have a look at the video on this site http://paulzimmermanroses.com/care/pruning/rejuvenating-an-old-climbing-rose/ which shows you clearly how to rejuvenate an old climbing rose.

Raising Cedar Crown - Advice Please!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 15:50

It's what I'd do - and then plant something that will enhance your garden

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 15:45

I'll say no thanks to that Bekkie if that's ok with you - I'll get a stern look from OH when he gets home - according to him I'm not supposed to clean windows since I put my back out cleaning them 3 days before daughter's wedding   spent the day high on painkillers

We'll need a pic of the caterpillar

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 13:13

We'll be expecting great things from you now Woody

Windows in sitting room and dining room cleaned - now I have the plantation-type blinds on the big windows to clean

Help - screening shrubs

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 13:07

Are they euonymous?   They look ok to me, but they'll not grow tall enough to screen the view of that extension without some support - a trellis or similar.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 12:24

I've just been out and removed some of the hornwort from the pond and left it on the side for the critters to return home.  I've also chopped back the vinca major as it had ideas about Little Wilderness which didn't conform with mine - It's fine if you keep the upper hand, but if you let it ramble on it will ramble on and on and on. 

I've made a cottage pie for supper this evening and am just going to have a light lunch - then the sitting room needs dusting, hoovering and the windows need cleaning - think I'll get OH to mow the lawns tomorrow

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