Dovefromabove


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solar powered water feature

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 16:05

You mean you don't still dress like a hippy chick?


Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 15:35
LesleyK says:
...  don't forget your 'sucky' sweets

 You gave me an idea Lesley - I just phoned OH and asked him to bring some sucky sweets home from the farm shop - preferably some cough candy or something containing menthol/eucalyptus - anything to help prevent a dry/sore throat.

solar powered water feature

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 15:16

Think it's pretty certain that you get more sunshine in California than we do in most parts of the UK

Wot no Snowdrops?

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 15:14

My snowdrops pushed their noses above the leaf litter today ... they definitely weren't there yesterday ... I had a look.


Wot no Snowdrops?

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 15:13

You mean there are no alligators in Leicester??????????  That means my friends have been telling porkies

Cheap Kitchens For Sale South Tyneside

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 15:10

Is this the first sighting of the year???


Nevertheless ... it's been Reported!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 14:01

Desperate for some fresh air I just took a brief wander to the end of the garden and back and am considerably cheered up - snowdrops are pushing their noses through the leaf litter they weren't there yesterday - I had a look.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 13:38

I've had a 'flu jab so it shouldn't be flu ...............


I use my slow cooker lots and lots - for pot roasts, caseroles and soups - also steamed puds and all sorts of stuff - I put hardly any liquid in it and don't have the problem of 'watery' casseroles etc. 


Some slow cooker tips from  foody friends here http://www.wildfood.info/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=13853&p=385960&hilit=slow+cooker#p385960


Preventing bank erosion for path in a "cutting"

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 13:28

It'd probably work with tree trunks etc ... but would probably need more and stronger metal posts to hold them in place - and probably wouldn't last as long as the sleepers. 


The sleepers we used were the new timber 'sleepers' that you can buy from builders merchants etc - not too expensive.

Preventing bank erosion for path in a "cutting"

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 13:24


This is how they look. They are two high but could go higher according to the builder who did it for us. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

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New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

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RIP Rick Parfitt

 
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Stolen wheelbarrow in Cornwall

 
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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

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Loose brick

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The things gardeners get up to!

 
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Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
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Anyone following the cricket?

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French gardeners - do you know this viburnum?

 
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Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

The Dell Garden and Foggy Bottom looking a picture in October 2016 
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A golden fastigiate yew?

Which ... 
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Apple Day Events 2016

Dates and Locations etc - is there one near you? 
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Normal for Norfolk???

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Wot izzit?

Plant ID please 
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