Dovefromabove


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Is there any good reason why garden fleece is white?

Posted: 03/12/2017 at 07:54

I presume it's because white does not absorb light and therefore light levels essential for growth are maintained as much as possible in the are around it. Black absorbs light and the area beneath black fleece would have much lower light levels. 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 17:27

An 'interesting' day Clari   Get yourself something lovely for supper ... sounds like you deserve it ((hugs))

experience with grow box?

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 17:09

Well spotted Nut. 


These guys are so tediously obvious 

Last edited: 02 December 2017 17:09:52

experience with grow box?

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 15:20

It's ok Obelixx ... you're not hallucinating 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 14:15

We used to have a battery charger when we lived in a very rural area but in 20+ years of living on the edge of Norwich we've never had a battery problem ... I think it may be that the battery is getting old and not holding a charge too well ... it may well need replacing before too long,


No chance for photos today Obelixx ... the A47 between Acle and Gt Yarmouth is notorious for accidents as it's just single traffic either way ... making it worse today was the fact that all the laybys were closed off due to roadworks so no chance of stopping anywhere along there ........ but it was glorious just to see it all 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 12:11

The best laid plans of mice etc .... I intended to go up to the farm shop earlier than usual this morning ... however the car was reluctant to start ... at the third go it started so I decided to take it on a run out along the A47 without lights/wipers/radio etc to charge the battery up ... I drove eastwards along the A47 to Gt Yarmouth and back ...a 50 mile round trip ... the morning was dry and bright so no need for lights and wipers etc ... I came back via the farm shop to pick up the meat, veg, bread, milk etc for the weekend and the car started quite happily when I left so hopefully that did the trick ... but that's the morning done with. 

We've only been doing very short trips just lately and what with the cold weather I expect the battery was low. I'll have to take it out for a sightseeing trip every so often this winter.


I love the Halvergate Marshes alongside the A47 ... among the grazing sheep and beef cattle, there were large flocks of lapwings on the grazing marshes and in the distance I could see even larger flocks of different sorts of waders on the mud of Breydon Water as it was low tide.

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 09:43

Are you doing the Park & Ride again BL ......... no parking spaces to be had in the city 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 09:36

Ouch!  just read about Cosmos' tootsie ... bless him and hope he recovers quickly ... can't be much fun for him or you 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 09:12

Oooh yes please Fairy ........ although I'm up and dressed now, more coffee is always good 


I must say I'm livid at the goings on with ex policemen publicising confidential information they gained in the course of their work!!!!!!  I know all sorts of stuff about all sorts of people, some are public figures, that I know because of my work for social services.  I could wreak havoc in people's lives if I publicised it.  If someone has done something illegal it should be pursued by the police and the CPS through the courts ... not used for what are obviously political purposes.  If it's not illegal it should remain totally confidential.  Totally in breach of all Data Protection legislation as I was taught it.   It seems that this policeman kept one of his notebooks ... he said on the radio that this was the only notebook he kept. ........ they should all have been handed in as they are police property, they do not belong to him.  We had to hand all our notebooks and diaries in and they're kept somewhere secure in case they're needed in future cases.    If we can't trust policemen not to get involved in politics then society really is in peril.  And I would just add that I have absolutely no time for Damian Green or the rest of this government .... I would say the same whoever was involved.  

Flattening a newly laid lawn.

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 09:02

If you paid someone recently to lay this turf I'd have them back to do the job properly.  

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