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Posted: 13/01/2015 at 12:54

Stay indoors Bill!!! Brrrrrrrr!!!

wind proofing fences

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 09:54

I don't think that climbers on the fence panels will help matters - might even make things worse as the wind would catch the foliage etc and buffet it and that would weaken the fence panels.

But, you could put some posts and trellis or wire mesh about a foot in front of the fence and grow climbers up that - it would shield the fence by filtering the wind and reducing its power. 

It's my birthday

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 09:38

I think Lyn should have a purple fairy outfit too  


Posted: 13/01/2015 at 09:35

Mrs G   Thanks for the info re the labels - they do take them out - it's just that in the past they've left them where Ma can get at them - however that was before her formal diagnosis of dementia - things are a bit different now

Morning Bekkie can you keep the snow over your way please


Posted: 13/01/2015 at 08:46

Morning KEF - I shall ask the dentist to save them - the amount he's charging he jolly well should - as Ma needed to use the local dentist who will visit the Lovely Home, she's going Private!!!

Her previous dentist's place is inaccessible for someone as immobile as Ma and the visiting NH dentist couldn't give an appointment for ages and I was worried about her not eating properly.

We've no idea what happened to her last set of dentures - staff think she wrapped them in tissue and put them in the bin which got emptied - they found she'd done that with other things later on.  Fortunately they found her engagement ring!!! 

I shall insist that they remove her teeth at bedtime and put them somewhere she can't get at them until morning (if she lets them that is!).

As Bill said earlier - "getting old sucks"  .... there's a joke there  

Verdun, I just told a joke!!!


Posted: 13/01/2015 at 08:31

Good morning Verdun - it's still quite mild here - nearly 10C !  But as you say there's snow in the forecast for later on, probably tonight and tomorrow morning here - that's because I have to visit the Aged Ps as the dentist is coming to fit Ma's new teeth!!!

really need help

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 07:46

Hi andyhux - what a difference you've made - sincere congratulations! 

Looking forward to more pictures of the next stage

Grape Vines

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 07:42

To help you decide I suggest you have a look at this site

They have a good selection of vines and are extremely helpful and knowledgeable and you can contact them for advice about the right vine for you.

I have no relationship with them other than as a very satisfied customer.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 07:19

Thinking of Matty today and keeping all digits crossed ((hugs))

and thinking too of everyone with worries and cares.

Winter flowering jasmine- can it be trusted?

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 07:14

Winter flowering jasmine is lovely

There's no way I'd describe it as a thug.  It will grow quite happily even if you ignore it, so if people do that and it outgrows it's space what do they expect ?   It's very easy to keep it to it's space, with just a bit of regular attention - that's called gardening in my book

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