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Dovefromabove


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Help needed!

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 09:47

I absolutely agree with Hostafan and Pansyface - that fence was not erected in a professional way. 

The end of the fence should have been secured to that little shed. 

There are no gravel boards at the base of the fence which would protect the fence from damp/rot and as Hosta says, the posts look as if they've just been 'stuck in' and not secured with concrete or metal post holders (or treated properly either). 

The older looking panels look as if they've been fixed upside down, with the cut edges of the laps upwards rather than downwards in the newer looking fencing.  They should be overlapping downwards to shed rain off the fence - doing it the wrong way will cause the fence to rot.

They don't have a leg (or a fence post) to stand on

Problem honeysuckle

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 07:54

Hi Galadriel

Most honeysuckles lose their leaves over the winter so don't panic. 

Sometimes they lose them in the summer due to powdery mildew if they've been too dry at their roots - when you say the pot is large, how large?  What sort of compost is in the pot?  Was it regularly watered and kept moist?  How long has it been there?  Is it in a sunny or shady spot?

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 03/03/2016 at 07:50

Good morning all   G'day Pat

Here's one for you


 

Lily P ((hugs)) best of luck to your SIL - if it's any help I've been very impressed with what I know of the medical treatment in Russia

 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 20:18

Have a restful evening and sweet dreams Wonky ((hugs))

White grubs

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 18:09

This should help you to eliminate some possible candidates

http://ptes.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Larvae-ID.pdf

Personal Profiles.

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 18:04

Any chance that your rellies could have reached Bedfordshire KEF?  Your Auntie Doris bears a strong resemblance to my Gt Auntie Olive - especially in the chin area

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 17:26

Pan-fried cod fillet, champ and tenderstem broccoli  here

Storm names!

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 17:03

Storm Dove  would be intense, but over quickly and end with blue skies, white fluffy clouds and birdsong.

Storm Wonky would come out of the blue and blow your bins around really noisily, and then sun would shine and you'd wonder what all the fuss was about

 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 16:12

Just looked at the local EDP news website again - don't think the injuries are too bad thank goodness

"... Two people have minor injuries, and two will be taken to hospital for further treatment. One has a suspected broken arm while the other is complaining of back pain...."

I often stop at that petrol station for fuel on my way to visit Ma, but when I do that I'm pulling in on my side of the road - I don't hover in the middle of the road on the brow of the hill to turn right

IS THAT ALL YOU GOT JAKE.

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 15:56

That's spring for you

We've got snow at the moment, proper snow, big flakes - looks like a Christmas card out there

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