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Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 22:41

Sorry to hear about Mrs D's migraines and LilyPs eye. Get well soon to everyone who is under the weather ... You too Pat if you're looking in. 

Im ready for bed so night night all 


Posted: 16/08/2017 at 22:11

Yes, mussel scale. 

Best tasting tomatoes grown in hydro pots

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 19:04
Welshonion says:

Candy Crush is recommended for blight-resistance and good flavour.

See original post

Erm    I think you may mean Crimson Crush  

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 19:01

Oh Fairy ((hugs))  what a shame ... it's lovely and warm here ... all the windows are open and the sun is shining ... 

OH has just had some new trainers delivered ... they are  orange and very beautiful  he's very happy 

Spindly David Austin Rose. Mary Rose

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 18:29

Good luck!  Let us know how it gets on 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 18:26

Both our laptops were incredibly slow about half an hour ago ... fine now.  

Fairy ... re flag ... that was my thought too. 

The buns are fab ... I will never buy burger buns again   But we may well be having them tomorrow too, but I think with sausages and onions, as I've used all the minced beef.  


Posted: 16/08/2017 at 16:05

The rosehips have to be really red and ripe to make rosehip syrup ... presumably you deadhead them as soon as the flowers are over so they're still hard and green.

Greenhouse climate control

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 14:18

LOL ... they don't have to be on the roof.  

Think of solar parks ... 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 13:56

Brioche burger buns made ...  homemade burgers tonight .... but there'll be 9 left ... and the freezer's rammed ... 

maybe it'll be burgers tomorrow as well ... and the next day .... and the next 

Flower box above door

Posted: 16/08/2017 at 11:47

It could look lovely ... but yes, all such containers need lots of watering and of course they then drip ... your visitors might need umbrellas 

Pots of trailing pelargoniums (sometimes incorrectly called geraniums) would look pretty and don't need as much watering as some plants ... but they won't survive the winter outside and would need to be taken down in the autumn, overwintered indoors somewhere frost-free and reinstated in the late spring/early summer after the last frosts

The actual watering needn't be too difficult if you got something like this to attach to a hose 

Oh, and don't forget to check what weight the 'shelf' can support ... pots of wet soil can be heavy ... you don't want the whole shebang to come down on someone's head.  Also strong winds might cause a problem unless the wooden box was properly secured. 

Last edited: 16 August 2017 11:51:06

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