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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 07:19

Good morning all  You've all done a lot of chatting already this morning !  

Pdoc, WI is very trendy at thE moment! 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 19:47

I've collapsed on the sofa, stuffed to the gills with prawn curry, rice, dhall, pappadums and chapatis. OH is washing up then we'll watch Bake Off.  Enjoy folks ......... 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 16:08

I had one of those calls the other week Lantana - I asked him to give me all the details so I could report it to the police as someone had obviously stolen my car ........ he hung up on me   

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:59

  Just registered an online complaint on the Ofcom website about yet another 'silent' phone call.  When I googled the number it turns out to be a Birmingham area code and many other people have had those scam car accident phone calls.  Apparently Ofcom can investigate if they get enough complaints ... so I've complained 

HELP... Hundreds of strange eggs on my lawn and soil?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 14:14

Looks like Nostoc - a sort of algae. 

Some info here 

The best solution is to improve drainage.  

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:27

Not sure why the hostas are upside down 

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:25

The amelanchier we planted earlier this year is beginning to turn

I love the gorgeous buttery yellow of Hosta Blue Angel at this time of year 

And our vine Boskoop Glory is a picture

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 10:03

Sorry Topbird, got distracted ... looks like arrivals at Norwich are running on time at the moment, and the fog has certainly lifted - just low cloud now.  

Tea is also available 

Pdoc - the item re Syria on the Today programme was heartbreaking. 

Butternut squash - what to do with under ripe ones (etc)?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:31

Did you see what Monty showed on GW the other week?  Harvest squash with a piece of the main stem so that it forms a T rather than just the squash's individual stem - apparently that helps avoid the stem rotting and rot setting into the fruit. 

Name that poo!

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:21

Yes, I agree - blackbird or similar - he's been eating some reddish berries.  

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

A friendly place where everyone is welcome to chat about all sorts of things  
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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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Loose brick

Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
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The things gardeners get up to!

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Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
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Anyone following the cricket?

England's tour of India 
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French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

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Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

The Dell Garden and Foggy Bottom looking a picture in October 2016 
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A golden fastigiate yew?

Which ... 
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Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
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Normal for Norfolk???

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Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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