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Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 19:26

And as there's only the two of us here to eat this we're going to need some help ... form an orderly queue ... Raisin girl ... virtual pudding is what you need ...  all the fun, none of the calories

First ever crop of spuds

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 18:01

Lovely dark soil you have there 

Did you see the potato farmer talking about the soil he grows potatoes in on Nadiya Hussein's programme yesterday ... the right soil's so important. 

Animals & Man or Man & Animals.

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:51

I bow to your superior knowledge Ladybird  

I was quoting our pigman who was quoting Churchill ... he'd served under him. 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:48

Raisingirl ... will this help? 

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:46



Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:20

Sod's law ...   They're the tough survivors of the group ......... what other seeds are in the mix and where are you sowing them?


Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:11

1.  Looks like Cranesbill ... aka Herb Robert  ... pink flowers, aromatic leaves when crushed, seed heads look like a crane's head and beak.

2. Mercurialis perennis ... aka  Dog's Mercury  ... green flowers ... often found in ancient woodlands. 

Both are wild flowers. 

Animals & Man or Man & Animals.

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:08

As someone who grew up on a pig farm, I've always agreed with Winston Churchill's opinion that, "Dogs look up to you; cats look down on you ... but pigs is equal." 

Help!! Non gardening issue

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:05

Hello Forkers ... August edition

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 17:04

We buy those for the baby robins Dacha ... they live in the salad drawer in the fridge 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

New Year's Day Flower Count 2018

What's flowering in your garden at New Year? 
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Last Post: 09/01/2018 at 23:09

Merry Christmas to all

Let's join together to spread peace and goodwill ....... 
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Last Post: 25/12/2017 at 10:47

Hello Forkers in December

A friendly place for everyone to say hello and chat about all sorts of stuff ... 
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Last Post: 31/12/2017 at 23:51

RIP Ric Staines ... East Anglian gardening legend

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Last Post: 20/11/2017 at 16:31

Reasons to be cheerful

A thread of things to make us smile when the going gets tough ...  
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Last Post: 08/11/2017 at 18:04

Fruit ID please

Picked in Spain 
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Last Post: 23/10/2017 at 15:51

Seeking blueberry advice

Just starting out ... choosing varieties  
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Last Post: 25/09/2017 at 21:13

Photos from Whipsnade Zoo

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Last Post: 16/09/2017 at 17:48

The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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Last Post: 22/08/2017 at 17:16

A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Last Post: 07/08/2017 at 22:38

Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Last Post: 03/08/2017 at 14:55

Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Last Post: 31/08/2017 at 23:47

Harvest 2017

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Last Post: 10/12/2017 at 21:06

Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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