Dovefromabove


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So...Resurrected and Rebooted

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:17

I got all sorts of things done as well ... including getting the insurance quotes for my car which I'd been putting off for days.


Maybe the tech team should pull the plug out once a month just so we can do the absolutely necessaries occasionally 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:12

Yay!  The forum's working again    Nora said the tech team were working on it ... and so they were ... they've fixed it!!!  Heroes every one of them 


Actually Clari, when working with children on the autistic spectrum, some of whom were hugely sensitive to noise, we found that for some of them, a gentle background sound really helped their concentration at school.  

unidentified fungi

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:38

I agree - and yes, beautiful 

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 20:08

They can be vigorous - when I've grown them I tend to divide them every three years or so. 

barrowloads of thick white tubers out of the ground caused by alstroemeria

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 19:56

I do not understand your predicament.  


All the plants I've ever come across have roots, bulbs, or tubers of one sort or another below the ground    


From time to time some of them benefit from splitting or dividing and replanting to rejuvenate the clump. That's all 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 15:35

Think I've got my Under Gardener well trained ... I asked if he'd mind shaking the netting over the pond to get the fallen leaves off - next thing I see is that he's done that and has also raked the whole lawn free from fallen leaves 

Buxus drying out

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 15:31
Hortum-cretae says:

Buxus, with berries developing?!


H-C.


See original post

 Could it be Gaylussacia brachycera -   the box huckleberry? 

Buxus drying out

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 15:26

How tall is it?  Unless I'm looking at it wrongly, that looks a long way up for a tom cat to spray 

Well, he won but.....

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 14:44

Me too - I'd give him the job for life - he's a thoroughly decent, intelligent and humane human being - the one person who appears to be totally uncorrupted by high office..

Well, he won but.....

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 14:27

Apparently there's a campaign on Twitter asking Obama to come to the UK and take over as Prime Minister 


https://www.indy100.com/article/barack-obama-uk-prime-minister-7410116?utm_source=indy&utm_medium=top5&utm_campaign=i100 

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