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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 06:16

Good morning Liri and all to come   G'day Pat   Glad you're getting the hang of things  I am too - it's just that the scrolling takes longer - but Daniel says he's getting them to fix that ...

13.4C here overnight and grey with a slight drizzle - good growing weather - we have an important meeting this morning so .............. onwards and upwards ................. 

Is it worth removing dandelions from a lawn?

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 20:15

I try to keep dandelions out of the front lawn - when we came here the garden had been neglected and the dandelions had spread to the garden downwind of here and I could tell that it distressed our elderly neighour, so I use weed and feed and dab any that linger with glyphosate gel. 

On the back lawn we don't use weedkiller and allow all sorts of things to grow among the grass, including dandelions and buttercups - but with some hand-weeding I try to restrict these to the edges which are left to grow longer, while the speedwell, daisies and pennyroyal etc spread across the shorter centre of the grass. 

Forum notifications - please take part!

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 19:39

Hi Nora

My settings have always been PM notifications only.  I'm still getting PM notifications and am not receiving any others.  Nothing in my Junk. 

I use Hotmail. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 17:39

Fairy - that's simply beautiful 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 17:37

Hello - we're back   long chat with Vicar while OH and niece had lunch in the Lord Nelson and wandered around the town buying books and other useful things.  Then I met them on the sea front and had some chips and ice cream.  

I've found a lovely poem by Christina Rossetti to include in Ma's order of service - thought you might like to have a look .  For me it's all about love having no boundaries or limits 

Now I'm totally bushed!  OH is going to organize supper - he's fantastic 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 09:44

Hi Lyn 

I'm fairly certain Daniel has said that they're going to look at the scrolling issue.  Re the edit button, I'm aware that at least one person found out how to manipulate the Edit function that we used to have in order to cause mischief - do you remember the rather obscene and racist pictures posted at one time by a certain person.  They disappeared before the Mods saw them and were replaced with something much more innocent.  Also really inflammatory posts were changed and made to look totally innocent after people had responded to them angrily.  I found out how that was done using the edit button.  We might have to put up with typos and spelling mistakes in order to avoid that sort of manipulation.  

Perhaps a Preview option would work ....... although on the foodie forum I use people sometimes forget to hit Submit after they've seen the Preview, and then their post disappears into the ether.  

Hope you'll stay around ((hugs)) 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 08:12

Just discovered that the road into Southwold is closed from today onwards for a few days for gas mains work - we'll have to go the long way round via Reydon Marshes ............. missing out the a12 and access to Woottens all together.  

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 08:07
Topbird says:

Morning! - lovely day! 

...  Hope the planning goes well Dove. On a positive note about having to do it at this time of year - lots of journeys past Wootens... 

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 Well, I have to make just a tiny detour ........ and there's horrendous roadworks on the A12 at Blythburgh at the moment ... might have to give Woottens a miss today, if we're going to have time to eat icecream ...  

Plant ID please

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 08:00

I think you'll just have to wait and see 

(then label the pot )

Your new-look forum

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 07:27


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