Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 07:41

Clari   that means it'll soon be Wimbledon!!!

OH has local English asparagus in the farm shop !!!

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 07:39

There's obviously a market for it  https://www.spreadshirt.co.uk/political+underwear

(not for the easily shocked!)

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 07:24
Verdun wrote (see)

Folks.....this referendum has nothing to do with political parties.  

.....

We agree Verdun  

Forcing rhubarb

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 07:03

Mine pushes the lid off itself.

I've picked loads already this year.  I moved the forcer the other day to take this picture


 Not sure why yours isn't doing the same - which variety is it?

How to save and move old fruit bushes

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 06:58

You can take cuttings, but currant bushes (especially older neglected ones) may be carrying a virus.

As Tetley says - look forward and plant new

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 06:53

Oooh Tetley - nylon knickers!!!  thank goodness we're no longer wearing undies made from the by-products of the petro-chemical industry.

An interesting run-down here of the decline of the UK textile industry http://www.bbc.co.uk/nationonfilm/topics/textiles/background_decline.shtml

Can't blame the EU for that one. 

 

On another note, it does seem strange to me that I keep coming across people who seem to be deciding on their vote on party lines  i.e. Vote out to kick the Tory government in the teeth

The thing is, the Labour Party have always supported Britain remaining in the EU. 

Non flowering Honeysuckle

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 06:33

I don't do a routine pruning - only cut back the long reaching tendrils when there's no where for them to go. 

At this time of year a good dose of Fish, Blood and Bone will help, and has been said plenty of water in the summer. 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 06:30

Good morning all   G'day Pat 

9C in the shade by the fence just now

Hope Hosta's on schedule  ((hugs))

Sudden death!

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 22:42
If the container is big enough and the compost is loam-based, have a look at the Clematis alpinas - many of them are happy on north facing walls.

Chameleon tulips!

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 20:57
Have you read Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach? All about the breeding and trading of rate tulip bulbs in Amsterdam in the 17th century and the fortunes won and lost - brilliant!

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Normal for Norfolk???

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Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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ID please

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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Blight resistant tomatoes

 
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Such a handsome chap

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ID please

 
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A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

 
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Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

 
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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Choose just one ...

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