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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 09:14
Fairygirl says:

........Slightly concerned about what 'Bing Bog'  is, Dove....

 Bing Bong = TV doofer ............. doesn't everyone call it that?  

New Hosta Garden

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 09:08

I've found hostas do not do well under our big ash tree ........... but it is a big ash tree, the roots are very near the surface and we are in a much drier part of the country than you are ........

Your woodland is down a slope and I think the water table's pretty high there ...... I think it's worth a go 

Aren't the hostas at Highgrove in a wooded area?

Last edited: 02 June 2017 09:09:22

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 09:01

Never did take to Robin Ellis ... think the fact that I knew he came from Ipswich rather spoiled it for me, as I lived in Suffolk and had worked in Ipswich for a while ... didn't want him to be a sort of 'boy next door' 

Loading photos

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 08:53

If photos just don't load it usually means that they're too big ... reducing the size usually works. 

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 08:38

Topbird ((hugs))  ... you know where I am ...... 

I get socks from Waitrose ... cheap packs of 5 pairs at a time ... black with coloured heels and toes .... they seem to last me for ever 

Tomato Plant

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:52

Yes, don't move them into the shade ... it's just that if they're in a greenhouse or conservatory sometimes the temperatures can get very high and the greenhouse can need shading. 

If they're outside they should be fine. 

Feeding hedgehogs​

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:48

Lots of ideas for feeding hedgehogs, as well as helping them in other ways, here 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:45

Chicky ... thanks .... beautiful 

Clari ... sounds like you're getting things done 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:39

Good morning everyone 

I had the best night's sleep since 'The Fall' ..... no waking OH for escorted hops to the loo until 6am  

Now I'm dressed and have been placed on the sofa surrounded by a tray with yoghurt, banana and coffee, a bottle of water, book, Bing Bong, hand wipes, phones etc and R3 is on ... everything a girl needs, and OH has gone to work. 

A friend is coming to see me this morning ... she said she's bringing lunch and will pot my tomatoes on for me 

Hosta   as I too am over 27 I'm ignoring the bally lot of 'em ... I know which way I'm going to vote, I know our candidate and he's a good one so I'm not changing my vote now.  I think the way the public respond to politicians is changing and the pollsters and pundits are flummoxed.  I listen to the Today programme in the mornings, and the news bulletins on R3, read a few articles in the Independent and that's enough politics for me ... my blood pressure can't take any more.  

More important is working out how I'm going to get to the Polling Station, as it's too late to apply for a postal vote ... I may ask a neighbour or I may ring the local office of the party I support and they can come and fetch me ... I've not missed an opportunity to vote since I was 18, don't want this one to be the first time ... 

and as for Spongebob Squarepants over there ........ words fail me!   Homer Simpson would make a better job of being POTUS 

Plant ID

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 22:39

The white ones might be Ornithogalum umbellata Star of Bethlehem. 

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