Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 16:48

Nice of them to send you a birthday present Clari ....... did they include your salary cheque too? 


  Hope you've had a good day ((hugs))


Lots of potting on done here ............. 

Plant ID

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:53

I think it's one of the Ox-tongues 


http://wildflowerfinder.org.uk/Flowers/O/Oxtongue(Bristly)/Oxtongue(Bristly).htm


or one of it's close relatives.  

Honeysuckle

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:48

I agree with Borderline ... very few honeysuckles are happy in a pot, even if it's a large one.  They're woodland and hedgerow plants who want their roots tunnelling down into the cool shady damp soi.l and their faces in the sunshine ......... it's very hard to provide that in a container.  I wouldn't try ... M


Mine are on a north facing fence with a deep cool root-run and I've been giving them a couple of buckets full of water two or three times a week and the soaker hose for a couple of hours in between.  

What to do with dead flowers/Tulips/Daffodils

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:17
Janey Pooh says:

I didnt dehead my tulips this year and they have formed large seed heads. Not sure what to do with these seeds? Should I just cut and put on compost heap? 


See original post

 Yes 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:16

RIP Sir Roger Moore


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40018422 


... Not the world's greatest actor, but a man of integrity ....... he'll be missed.  

I remember queueing behind an unknown man in our village fish and chip shop, and then hearing him place his order and realising it was The Saint! When he turned around he smiled sheepishly at everyone in the queue and got into Nigel Davenport's car which was parked outside, with a big newspaper-wrapped parcel. ND lived on the edge of the village and enjoyed entertaining friends from film and tv.

What on Earth is this?

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:13

Snap Pdoc 

What on Earth is this?

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 15:12

It's cyclamen seeds ....... the stems sort of corkscrew down and deposit the round seeds around the parent plant. 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 14:16

Well, it could have been "....... 33 plants ,a horse and new BBQ ..........." 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 14:06

 Must remember to put my specs on before browsing on here .......... I thought I read ...


"..... back from plant shopping, 33 plants ,a house and new BBQ ..........."


Last edited: 23 May 2017 14:08:26

Am I Fragrant!

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 14:03

I'm not up on the west coast of Scotland now ... that was a holiday ... but  I am on the edge of the Norfolk Broads, just on the edge of some marshes and we have a pond in the garden ... and I am also allergic to mosquito bites, they swell up and form horrid fluid-filled blisters which become infected.  


However, I've found as I've reached shall we say 'retirement age' the mozzies don't seem half as interested in me as they used to ......... so you've got that to look forward to 

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Hello Forkers - May Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Hello Forkers - April edition

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