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Can I eat these?

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 14:54

Whatever it is Lyn, it's obviously ripened a bit since I saw it earlier today 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 13:32

Oh dear .................. what can you do to drum up some trade ..................... 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 13:15

I have to be careful not to set a trend Joyce ... the last thing I knitted for son has resulted in a request from a famous musician for a similar jumper ............... we can't have our famous musicians looking silly in pompom hats now can we 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 12:48

Fairy, If you'd said you'd left the washing out I'd have got it in for you 

The next thing on the gardening list is cutting back the seeding perennials in the front garden ... but they're soaking now and so will I be if I do it ... 

I think the afternoon will be knitting .......... and making woolly pompoms .... son has decreed that his woolly hats must have pompoms ......... he's a grown man in his 40s 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 12:08

Well, the rain stopped so I went outside again ... finished summer pruning the grapevine, rough-weeded the herb bed, cut down the foxgloves that I'd selected and allowed to ripen seed, and swished them where I want them, picked some more sweet peas ............... and the heavens opened again ......... but 'I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue' is on so I'll stop for lunch ...

I have no Butterflys - help

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 12:02

I've seen more butterflies here in Norfolk this year than in the past few years and the number of species is increasing recently too ... I think the warm dry spring we had may have something to do with it.

ID please

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 11:59

Ma always called it 'Lad's Love'  

Can I eat these?

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 11:57
nutcutlet says:

I confirm Dove's ID, it's a roundish green thing 

See original post

 Hurrah!    I got one right 

Are your autumn raspberries fruiting now and

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 11:55
fidgetbones says:

I cut Polka to the ground in January, and they are just starting to fruit. (East Midlands)

 I cut our Polka back in early Feb ... picked the first ripe fruits today (Mid Norfolk)  

Last edited: 23 July 2017 11:56:22

Can I eat these?

Posted: 23/07/2017 at 11:29

Need to see the inside ... all we have there is a roundish greenish thing.  A pic of the calyx would be good too.  

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