Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 19:22

Oh BL!!! ((Hugs))what a palaver!!!  I hope the East Anglian weather is lovely for your trip and makes it very special for you. 

red tip ivies

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 19:15

It does look a bit peaky - as well as the red tinge the green is a bit pale.


I've known this happen to ivy when the plant is under stress - perhaps it


was overdue for re-potting and the nutrition in the old compost had been exhausted?


And while ivy doesn't like being too wet, it does object to being over dry.


Now it's been repotted in fresh compost, and with regular watering so that it doesn't dry out, hopefully it'll soon be a much fresher green. 


Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 19:10

SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 18:44

That's a good skill to have Ladybird 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 18:43

That is a bargain Hosta - mango and ice cream for supper? 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 17:42

Joyce - I do keep a woolly hat in the car for just such emergencies, but there was no need to put it on.  It actually felt warmer outdoors this afternoon than in the house 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 17:41

Hosta - for the last few days it pours down in the morning making the lawn too wet to walk on, out and then the sun comes out for the afternoon but it's still too wet underfoot to do anything much out there.


It looks as if the weather has been better down in Suffolk ... I've seen a photo of Wonky's new pergola 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 17:30

Back from Jewson's with my top down for the first time this year ...........    


OH needed some long lengths of batten ........ good job it's dry and fairly mild out there 

Rear boundary fence foundations visible

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 17:22


Does that help at all?

Rear boundary fence foundations visible

Posted: 08/03/2017 at 17:20

We used new sleepers on their edge, stabilised by drilling down through both layers and hammering metal reinforcing rods through them and into the soil by about 18"


OK, I'll be honest - I got a friendly builder to do it 


I'll try to find a picture ... 

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Pond mystery solved

 
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Hello Forkers - April edition

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Ideal for greenhouse or potting shed 
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Butterflies 2017

Which ones have you seen? 
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Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Anyone up for it? 
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Another ID please

 
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ID this flowering tree please

 
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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

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When dreams come true ...

 
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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

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New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

What is blooming in your garden? 
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RIP Rick Parfitt

 
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Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

 
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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

Temperatures are going to drop like a stone 
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