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Mail Order Pond plants

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 20:41

If you're anything like me you'll make plans and change your mind half a dozen times between now and springtime 

Mail Order Pond plants

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 19:40

A lot of water plants die right back in the winter so you would get something that looks like a pot of mud. I would rather wait until spring when the plants are growing and you can see what you're getting. It's for this reason that many suppliers don't sell water plants in the winter. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 17:23

I'm with you TTC 

And I'm home   Nice day spent with son - haven't really spent much time together since Ma's funeral - so good to have a catch up 

Donald or hillary?

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 09:51

I suspect that having seen the vilification heaped on a thoroughly capable and decent man like Obama, it's a position that has attracted only the most arrogant and egocentric.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 09:48

Absolutely agree Chicky - me too - always have been   Shame he resigned.  

Now I must get some petrol and head down south - see you later folks 

Donald or hillary?

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 09:30

David Attenborough seems to have thought of a solution - wisdom/age etc 

Young Kale Plants

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 09:15

You don't eat the hard stems of kale!   You strip the leaves from the mid-rib.  We had curly kale for supper last night with our Irish stew - delicious.

Curly kale needs no protection from the weather, snow or no snow.  It survives anything the British weather can throw at it (that's why it's so popular with the pigeons  - when everything else has died, the kale stands tall on the allotment).

However, Curly kale seeds should have been sown in the spring and planted out to grow on ages ago.  

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 09:09

I've given up watching Question Time most weeks Pdoc - I used to watch it religiously (well, not religiously, but you know what I mean) ... and listen to Any Questions and Any Answers and was a paid up and active member of a political party and knew a few politicians and political secretaries etc (and a former Cabinet Member, but not of my party!) - these days I listen to the Today programme on R4 and read the Indie and a couple of broadsheets, usually online, and that's enough for my stress levels.  

Son is hugely interested in European and American  Political History and Current Affairs and is incredibly well informed - a discussion with him is totally exhausting.  Not sure his interest is that good for his stress levels either 

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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 08:06

G'day Pat 

Im totally fed up with mischief-making press trying to give the impression that it's ok to go against the country's constitution - that's called anarchy!!! Things can be done, Brexit can happen, but things have to be done in a constitutional way, otherwise we might just as well have mob rule. The press and some politicians are being totally irresponsible 

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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 04/11/2016 at 07:46

Beware chaos in the GC carpark BL!   They've got building work going on at the moment - they're building a new restaurant and other things. The farm shop is in the far left corner as you drive in. They usually have very good lamb but smaller joints only. Have a lovely day 

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