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Mares Tail - how to win

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:18
Fairygirl wrote (see)


hendy wrote (see)

Thick bleach poured directly on the weed if that fails caustic soda.



Fairygirl wrote (see)


hendy wrote (see)

Thick bleach poured directly on the weed if that fails caustic soda.




jo47 wrote (see)

Exactly Fairy ............ 


And it doesn't work anyway - it only kills the part of the plant it touches - it doesn't translocate back down to the roots and kill them - and it kills all the invertebrates in the soil, any small mammals and insects that touch it, and poisons the soil.  Why would anyone ............ ?


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 19:14

Poised and at the ready Fairy - suffice to say I won all my service games


Knee support turned out to be much more comfortable in use than I had thought


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 18:39

SGL, it has turned chilly again hasn't it?   Brrrrrr!!!

Liri - glad you're pleased with your mum's home

Flolloping on the sofa now - legs are tired - the rest of me is following


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 15:59

Brrrrr!  the sky in the northeast just went dark, then a muddy yellow, then there was a rainbow - now a huge black cloud has spread across the sky - just a little blue patch in the far west - and it's sleeting - I didn't think we were expecting sleet and snow again until the weekend


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 13:10

Hello folks!  Back from tennis - one other newbie this week so that makes 6 of us all together at the moment - apparently there are two other regulars who are away at the moment.  There's only the one court and we play 5 sets at a time so that works well with turn taking etc. 

Better have a look and see what you've all been chatting about this morning


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 10:28
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

....  Didn't know Dove likes awful reality programmes! I quite like some of them Good for ironing in front of.

Absolutely BL - a bit of a Judge Judy fan - but at least I know that her reality is far removed from real life and she knows it's just Show Business.   Can't stand any of the others tho - Jeremy Kyle should be banned from tv for ever!  Talk about exploitative

Is this mahonia?

Posted: 25/11/2015 at 08:53



Posted: 25/11/2015 at 08:44

Oooh that's gorgeous Lesley - we had a very dull start to the day, but now we have blue skies and white fluffies

I'm just trying out my new knee support as I'm playing tennis later this morning - it's not the most comfortable feeling in the world, but if it stops my knee bending the wrong way ...


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 08:23


Coffee needed here ........


Posted: 25/11/2015 at 07:26
Topbird wrote (see)
We hope not too Dove - have a 6am start to get to Heathrow for 9 for a meeting.
Don't really need to be de-icing the car before we face rush hour on the M25.

Thought I'd left all that stuff behind me a while ago - but every now and again it comes back to bite you on the btm

Hope Topbird's safely on her way without having had to do any scraping.  At least there's no chance of any snow around here

Plenty up in Fairy-land I expect

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