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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 10:36

Glad you liked the cake Wonky - it was the first time I'd made that recipe - Mary Berry's Lemon Griestorte - no butter and no flour, so virtually a health food - and the cream and lemon curd contain calcium and Vitamin C, not to mention the raspberries

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:57

Joyce - I retired just over two years ago but my body-clock won't readjust - I reckon it's my inherited genes from generations of farmers

Vine weevils

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:49


Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:47

SGL - you've got the number right -  as from half past two this morning Wonky is  qualified to be 27 for ever!!!

Vine weevils

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:44

Nematodes will do the job there too

Small compact hedges

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:33

And the wonderful thing about native hedges is the benefit to the wildlife given by the flowers and berries/seeds. 

If you keep the hedge trimmed really narrow then you won't get the flowers etc.


HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:30

Morning Hosta

Hope both the cuttings and the phone calls prove successful. 

Did you see my query about Salvia gregii cuttings on the previous page?  Will a little bottom heat help?

Ye olde Probleme of Screening from Neighboursee!

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:27

My mind's boggling - my neighbours don't really do anything interesting apart from chopping wood and hanging out washing  

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 08:15

Cheers Pdoc

Just paid for the rest of our next Cornish trip ... that was bad enough   Mind you we have found a marvellous little B&B for a stop-over on the way down - dead cheap, eh Hosta?

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