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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:37
allium2 wrote (see)

Fairygirl you weren't the only one that laughed out loud

Think that was several of us 

OK - G&Ts all round  ............................. rhubarb crumble's all gone now - latecomers will have to beg for chocolate crumbs from Philippa 

It's been a lovely day 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/38296.jpg?width=350

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:18
....  Sorry...........this is nothing to do with gardening....other than the Mint and Chillies..............

It's a long established fact that gardeners also talk about cake, rhubarb crumble, donuts, cheese scones, wine, beer and ...................... chocolate 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:13

G&T being poured .............. rhubarb crumble and custard is ready -  form an orderly queue ................ 

Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:10

It is deliciously sweet - really very good indeed - and we've not started on the crumble yet - but we might need some for a niblet before bedtime 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:07

I'm not desperately keen on coconut Philippa, but I love dark chocolate and marzipan  

The almond ones sound fab -  I don't have a Nut allergy - well, not unless she's in a really bad mood 

Quince

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:02

Go on Duncan, have one of each - grow a proper fruiting quince in a huge pot, and a chaenomoles up against a wall or a fence 

This wonderful nursery http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/categories/Quince-and-Medlar-Trees/ to whom I am not related in any way, are really helpful and will answer queries by email, so I suggest you ask them about buying and growing a quince in a pot. 

No need for moss killer.

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:42

Hurrah!  We have pictures 

Best Hedging

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:36

I'd go for a mixed native hedge including some holly - wonderful for all sorts of wildlife - all sorts of suggestions and an advice service available here

 http://www.habitataid.co.uk/british-trees-plants-seeds/Hedges_Hedge_Plants.html 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:09

Philippa  - you've totally redeemed any earlier faux pas with your last sentence - but we'll like you even more when we've tested the chocolates!!! 

ideas.and advice needed

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:04

Hi Pauline

Are you thinking of growing something the street-side of the hedge or the side facing your home?

Which way does the house face and what sort of soil do you have in the garden.  Also, how high is the hedge?

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