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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/11/2015 at 18:59

Verdun - we went past a place called "Verdun House" today - in the middle of foggy Fenland!!!

Hope your neice is improving

grapevines

Posted: 02/11/2015 at 17:45

On a vine that young you need to reduce the number of bunches you allow it to grow to one per branch, as well as thin the grapes.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/11/2015 at 17:43

Hello folks - we're home

Some fog on the Fenland part of the journey, but dear Lola has brilliant fog lights  so as long as we took it steadily we were ok.  Most people were driving well, apart from an idiot in a black Audi with a number plate 'adjusted' to read JERK U !!!  At least he was warning everyone that he was a complete ****er!!!

Fifty tulip bulbs arrived while we were away so as soon as the weather improves this week I'll be planting some of them in the front garden amongst the wallflowers - the rest are for Wonky.  Glad she and her lovely hub had a good weekend with their friends

Hope all the sick and injured had a good weekend and are well on the road to recovery!

OH has unloaded the car and now the house is warming up and a takeaway has been ordered and is on its way

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 17:10

Love that sky Fairy

Hosta, thank goodness you did'nt hurt you knee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Right folks - we're off, back Monday, have a great weekend ((hugs to all))

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 15:59

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/94648.jpg?width=225&height=225&mode=max

You look fantastic!!!

 

Spratts for tea

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 15:54

Love fish roe of all sorts, but soft herring roes are simply delicious!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 15:35

Just had a phone chat with Wonky - she sends ((hugs)) to all, especially Chicky - glad OH is home

Wonky and her lovely hub have a friend down from Liverpool for the weekend, and are having a bit of a gathering to 'warm the new flat' so she's not got time to post at the moment.  I've told her I'll pass on her best wishes to you all.

Hosta - that sounds brilliant for OH

Now I'm going to have a doze, as I'll be driving late this evening.

Adult vine weevil

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 15:25

If this is the Parrot Plant you're talking about, it needs to be indoors in a bright warm place for the winter.  Lots of info here http://www.strangewonderfulthings.com/102.htm

Spratts for tea

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 14:59

Watercress and pink grapefruit salad   along the lines of this one http://www.marthastewart.com/313501/watercress-pink-grapefruit-and-walnut-sa

Turkish sage & Begenias

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 13:45

I do most of my tidying up in the early spring - as you say, the wildlife need somewhere to spend the winter.  Fungi are useful - they break down organic matter and incorporate it into the soil.  Not a problem

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