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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 14:07

Oh no, I want some sharp frosts to kill the bugs and slugs!!! 

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 14:06

That's a good idea - lots of reasons to celebrate  - son's birthday and also OH's birthday - both in the week before Christmas

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 13:58

I often shop in Lidl - their own brand shower cream for sensitive skin is great Had a lovely piece of Scotch Rib Eye steak from them for supper yesterday.  Dried fruit's good too, and we got some good Rioja a while back.

Nasty looking scale on Christmas Cactus

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 12:48

Aaargh, it could be sunscorch if you've been letting the foliage get wet and it's been in bright sunshine - Christmas Cacti do better in semi-shade, not bright sunshine.

Water the compost only, not the foliage.

Nasty looking scale on Christmas Cactus

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 12:40

My thoughts are the same as Bob's - it looks to me as if snails have been grazing off the surface of the plant and it's then calloused over.

Slugs and snails love them.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 12:14

Lesley, Wildies are members of a Foodie Forum http://www.wildfood.info/index.php .  We started off on the BBC Food Messageboard, and when that closed the wonderful Riocaz started Wildfood.  One of our number, Mamta, was featured in the Guardian yesterday http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/oct/31/how-to-make-curry-onion-ginger-garlic-mamta-gupta-back-to-basics-henry-dimbleby but we're not all as elevated as her - we're a very friendly chatty bunch, just like the Forkers

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 12:07
star gaze lily wrote (see)
....  Look forward to the next one Dove, thanks for organising it. How about an xmas one?

 

I'm at MIL's for Christmas Lily - you'll have to arrange it.

We'll be back for New Year

It's my birthday

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 11:01

Lovely pic!  Wish her a very Happy Birthday from us   Enjoy the party

What is this pond plant please?

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 10:48

I thought watercress too, or Brooklime,  or possibly Creeping Jenny?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 10:25

Yvie, I'm a Wildie as well as a Forker - we Wildies are on a Food Forum, and being experts we've had our sprouts on since February - better safe than sorry

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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There's a rogue thread 
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Last Post: 11/12/2014 at 16:47

Christmas lights in the garden

Already! 
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Last Post: 24/12/2014 at 21:51

John Innes Compost

All your questions answered 
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Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 07:52

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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