Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 14:36

It's dry and warm here Hosta - just overcast and very muggy!  


I'm back from 90 minutes of indoor tennis and need a shower , but first we have to go to B&Q to get some wall boards cut for one end of the studio - we may be able to bring them back in the car with the top down, or could have them delivered ...  

AT LAST! A SOLUTION FOR WORM CASTS???

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 14:25

Come the revolution, when the worms turn ........ beware of worms bearing knapsack sprayers 


Pretty and tasty

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 13:31

Beetroot - the leaves are beautiful.


When I lived in the inner city with only a front garden, I grew broad beans amongst the flowers - passers by stopped and asked what the beautiful black and white flowers were. 


Chives - the ordinary and Chinese chives - both have lovely allium-type flowers ('cos they are alliums )


Courgettes look good if you have the space - get the bush not the trailing type - and then you have fantastic structural large-leaved plants with beautiful golden flowers. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 10:39

Enjoy Southwold today BL - we went the other week - the first time ever without having someone there to visit - it seemed strange but in some ways liberating - it meant we could enjoy it without feeling guilty that we should be with the Aged Ps.  It's a lovely place but it was always their place - now when we visit we can enjoy it on our own terms. 


Fairy, - re Confession - I will do it, promise - it's such a good one - if they do it I'll let you know. 

Pumpkin growing..........confused

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 09:05

Nip out the side shoots two leaves after the first flower - that'll concentrate the plant's mind on reproducing - probably a bit late this season tho'.  

Raspberries - Blotchy Leaves

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:59

It wouldn't do any harm to give them a dose of Epsom Salts - that's what my granny's gardener used to do for yellowing raspberry leaves


This too may be of help http://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/solve-problems/raspberry-nutrient-deficiency/ 


HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:55

Hosta, the hogs snuffle around under the feeding station clearing up all the dropped bits of sunflower heart - they love sunflower 'cos it's high in fat which is what they need for the winter.  


Fairy, love Simon Mayo's prog here too - which reminds me, must do my 'Confession' 

Turfed Lawn

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:44

Sounds to me as if the person you engaged to do the job 'subbed it out' to someone else ... your 'contract' is with the person you hired, not the person they hired - go after the first chap. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:38

DD - how kind of the TV man 


A Chateau de Gateau pop up stall sounds a really good idea 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:34

Fairy - looks like that thread's gone too   


... and it's Helen's trial on the Archers that's got us gripped   He can't be allowed to get away with it!!!   If he does, it's my belief he's got that new little nanny in his sights 


((hugs)) for Bushman.


Rain?????????? Wot rain?????????????????? still got a brown lawn here and it's 20C and rising already!!! 

Last edited: 07 September 2016 08:36:15

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