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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 09:51

Morning everyone - Merry Christmas to all

Panda, I'm knitting this for OH 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35192.jpg?width=350

 It's not a proper pressie, but it might be ready for Christmas 

It's son's birthday on Sunday - I'm visiting him in the morning and daughter in the afternoon, but it's OH's birthday today so he's getting spoilt - today is his day at home so he'll spend it in the studio and I'm planning a lovely supper for him (proscuitto and artichoke hearts, then lobster salad, then lemon curd and meringue icecream accompanied by a bottle of something lovely).

Lily, you can put in an order, but I think it'll be woolly hats next as I've got some wool left over 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 06:53

Morning Chicky  trees down all over the place it seems - friends in Derbys. had a similar problem to your OH last night. 

Hope everyone's ok and that Verdun hasn't been blown away!!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 06:06

Good morning all - have been lying in bed watching the moon with a halo around it, but now the street lights are on so it's not so clear so II thought I'd get up and see what you lot were chatting about last night - I was knitting 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 16:25

Matty ((hugs)) sorry to hear about doggy   but brilliant news about weight!  Congratulations!!!

I lost a lot (7 stones) some years ago so I know how hard it is and what it means when you've done it. ((more hugs))  A couple of stones have crept back  but now I can be more active I'll get them shifted soon.  It's one of the reasons I retired - working was bad for my health.

Under trees

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 16:19

I have Dryopteris filix mas cristata 'The King' (known to his friends as Elvis) in dry shade under my ash trees and he appears to be happy there.  Cyclamen hederifolium are in seventh heaven there.  Vinca major seems happy there but doesn't want to flower so is going to be hoiked out.  I have some lamiums which will be going there soon and I'm confident that they will be happy.  

We also have pulmonaria and hosta there, but they do need watering in dry spells. 

Fruit and Veg Donation Help

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 09:06

I was able to access the survey and have completed it.  (hightlight and rightclick).

I have said that I would be happy to donate any excess to foodbanks, however we do not have any excess - we freeze, jam and pickle and use it up through the year so my answer may be misleading.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 08:44

Here you are Verdun - is this any good? 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35180.jpg?width=194&height=259&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 08:20

Good morning all   Lovely cake Stacey 

Lists and wrapping here, and going out to lunch with old team - am being picked up and taken so might imbibe a little  

'Spect Fairy's in charge of all those Christmas Elves 

Christmas tree

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 19:49

I've never tried it - but there is info here http://www.ehow.com/list_7682839_ways-grow-spruce-trees-cuttings.html 

Greenhouse Condensation

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 19:47

Because winter frosts and gales will rip the bubblewrap to shreds if it's on the outside - I cannot conceive of a way of attaching bubblewrap to the outside of a greenhouse that will withstand  British winter weather. 

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