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Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 20:29

I've just spoken to Wonky ... her hand is certainly much improved. and she said her boss was very understanding and has told her to keep her informed about how her hands are and what affects them.  She has a short week this week as it is her SiL's funeral on Friday.  

Can someone identify the shrub

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 20:25


Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 20:00

Fairy   glad you've worked out what the problem was ... best not do that again!  

help name this rose

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 19:12

It has a lot of similarities to Etoile d'Hollande  ... but there are quite a few that look like that ... and yours looks to have strong stems and holds the blooms erect whereas Etoile d'Hollande is known for being weak necked. 

Last edited: 18 September 2017 19:14:40

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 19:07

Good to see you Topbird   ... we've got St Ives withdrawal symptoms already ... we get a daily Top Up with this 

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 19:04

Fairy ((hugs))  Glad to hear the neck's feeling easier ... don't rush it tho'

lawn scarification?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 18:51

This is what our lawn looked like last September after a thorough going over with the electric rake and then scarifying.  We then sprinkled some grass seed over the lawn on a day when rain was forecast. We did nothing else 

This is  the only photo I have of what it looked like this May, but you can see that it looks fine.  I like the daisies so I let them be. 


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Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:13

Given that a name of one of the varieties is Darwin's Slipper, I suspect he may well have had something to do with it 

lawn scarification?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:09

Ah, I use the spikey rake first then the scarifier with blades, and only at a shallow depth until I can see how it's turning out.  

Delphinium what's affecting the leaves?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:07

Yes, a bit more sun and a bit less rain ... most of us would feel better for that this year 

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