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Lawn issues

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 14:01

How often is it being mowed in the summer - how long do you let it get before mowing and how short do you cut it?


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 13:30

Oh dear Pdoc   Would this help?



Posted: 07/11/2014 at 13:19
Dovefromabove wrote (see)
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

Morning all. Raining so off to supermarket and Wok place for lunch.

There's a thought - I could go into the city a bit later and visit Wagamama

Decided to forgo lunch out, went on the earlier bus, bought pork chops and fennel for supper this evening, shin of beef for a bit casserole for the weekend, and two M&S tops and a woolly cardi  

Premature and Floppy Paperwhites!

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 13:04

I think that the mild temperatures have probably caused them to grow too quickly and too soft.  Not sure what can be done about it now - keep them as cool as you can and support them.  In the past I've used twigs to support them and covered the compost with moss.  I've also hung little crystal-type icicles from the twigs - sounds a bit twee written down, but it looked pretty


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 09:38
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

Morning all. Raining so off to supermarket and Wok place for lunch.

There's a thought - I could go into the city a bit later and visit Wagamama


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 07:50

Morning KEF

Think I might pop into the city on the bus and get some meat for the weekend - I might find a jumper or two as well

Strictly 2014

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 07:48

Didn't see you last post KEF - good idea

Strictly 2014

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 07:45

Mike, free speech means that you are free to say what you like, within the bounds of the law, decency, the rules of this forum and hopefully good manners.

Free speech also means that I am free to disagree with you. 

Reference to older women as 'mutton dressed as lamb' is insulting and you simply cannot expect it to pass unremarked upon.


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 07:24

  very likely Chicky


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 07:05

Oh, good morning Chicky - you snuck in there! 

I've got puddings to make to take to MIL, and daughter has put in a request for at least one as well.  I have one left from last year - but I won't be making mine until the 22/23rd November - that's Stir Up Sunday this year, and I shall be putting mine on to steam along with Jill Archer as I do every year (what's the betting she's in tears 'cost it's the last time she'll be making Christmas puds at Brookfield?).

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