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Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 13:09
punkdoc says:

... Glad fairy is fine, I have missed her.

 Me too.

Glad you had a wonderful meal .......... it certainly looked fabulous on Masterchef.  

Tomato disease identification

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 12:50

Hi ... we need close up photos of the leaves ... can't see much from that photo even when I zoom in, other than drooping leaves.

Remove leaves from beds?

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 12:42

Hi from Norfolk 

Spring bulbs will be happy pushing their way up through the leaves (just as snowdrops and bluebells etc do 'in the wild').  However if you've got perennial plants waking up and beginning to grow I'd just scrape leaves gently away from them, then once the soil warms up a bit and the worms wake up they'll drag the leaves down below the surface where they'll decompose and improve your soil.   ..

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 11:42

Just the sewing up and pockets to finish off now ....... then to buy some buttons ...

I know you'll all be pleased to know that Fairygirl is fine    She's contacted me via snail mail ... even molluscs have their uses    ... her computer has been very poorly ... it is away being fixed ... she hopes to be back with us before too long.  She says her garden has been suffering from the Scottish weather and not a chance of getting on with anything yet.  

Neighbors Fence

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 10:41

I think that checking the legal position with a solicitor sensible thing to do ... this forum is about gardening and we can't give legal advice ... it would be terrible if we suggested something that caused you further problems later on.

Good luck ... I hope you get a resolution that is acceptable both to you and your neighbour, with a little give and take on both sides ... good neighbourly relations are worth their weight in gold  Bad ones cause anxiety and stress and spoil the peace and enjoyment of your home.  

Have a good weekend. 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 10:06

We were driving from Glasgow airport up to holiday on Skye ..; probably 12 years ago now ... I'd been attending a knee clinic (nothing new there then) and another regular was a chap who was a restaurant critic ... I recognised him and we got talking and I mentioned where we were going and he said, 'You'll be going past an award winning fish and chip shop and there's really not many places on that route where you can just stop and grab a meal and be sure it'll be a good one ... so we took him at his word and didn't regret it ........ I remember there was a large contingent of bikers who followed us in ... I was glad we'd got there first and we didn't have to queue up behind them to give our order ... it would've taken ages.

They were very good fish and chips and kept us going until we got to the cottage up near Kilmuir.  

Hope the electrician solves the conundrum Obelixx and that the sore knees are improving. 

You're in the wrong part of the country Dacha ... blue skies and sunshine here in East Anglia   Hope it clears up so you can have a walk. The birds are singing very loudly this morning.  

I'm keeping off the grass too Liri ... knitting and skiing, skating and snowboarding are the plans for today ... actually I'm only going to be doing one of those myself 

OH is cooking supper and I've already cleaned the bathroom and put a load in the washer so I have the rest of the day off 

Hanging pot plant that is hooked onto wall from the side?

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 08:16

Glad it helped   Have a good weekend. 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 08:06

Enjoy your walk Chicky 

Blue sky and sunshine here ... second coffee has arrived ... porridge is being made downstairs ... I'm heading for the shower  ...

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 07:47

At least you'd not been planning to get out into the garden today Hosta 

Hello Forkers - February 2018

Posted: 17/02/2018 at 07:30

Frosty here Hosta, but not too bad. At least it's not raining. 

The black cat has given up trying to intimidate the blackbirds and has gone from the windowsill ... presumably to wake his humans and demand breakfast. The day is swinging into action here too and a second coffee is expected ... 

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