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Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:45

Chicky ... thanks .... beautiful 

Clari ... sounds like you're getting things done 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 02/06/2017 at 07:39

Good morning everyone 

I had the best night's sleep since 'The Fall' ..... no waking OH for escorted hops to the loo until 6am  

Now I'm dressed and have been placed on the sofa surrounded by a tray with yoghurt, banana and coffee, a bottle of water, book, Bing Bong, hand wipes, phones etc and R3 is on ... everything a girl needs, and OH has gone to work. 

A friend is coming to see me this morning ... she said she's bringing lunch and will pot my tomatoes on for me 

Hosta   as I too am over 27 I'm ignoring the bally lot of 'em ... I know which way I'm going to vote, I know our candidate and he's a good one so I'm not changing my vote now.  I think the way the public respond to politicians is changing and the pollsters and pundits are flummoxed.  I listen to the Today programme in the mornings, and the news bulletins on R3, read a few articles in the Independent and that's enough politics for me ... my blood pressure can't take any more.  

More important is working out how I'm going to get to the Polling Station, as it's too late to apply for a postal vote ... I may ask a neighbour or I may ring the local office of the party I support and they can come and fetch me ... I've not missed an opportunity to vote since I was 18, don't want this one to be the first time ... 

and as for Spongebob Squarepants over there ........ words fail me!   Homer Simpson would make a better job of being POTUS 

Plant ID

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 22:39

The white ones might be Ornithogalum umbellata Star of Bethlehem. 

Tomato Plant

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 22:34

It's often a reaction to high temperatures and prevents too much transpiration from the leaves. Can you shade them on bright sunny days? 

Last edited: 01 June 2017 22:35:15

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 22:30

Hazel  I've been doing as I was told and have kept my leg up all day ... The swelling is beginning to go down and my foot is an attractive shade of mouldy mauve and yellow   I have to keep the boot on until I go to hospital again on 10 July .....

Sweet dreams all 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 22:24

Tucked up in bed - have a restful night everyone. Hope Pdoc gets his Puter issues sorted soon. 

Sweet dreams 

Borlotti dwarf beans

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 19:46

I don't pinch out either.  

What is this?

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 19:44

Yay!  Thought so ............ it is glorious ... are you going to let it self-seed around? 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 19:39

Oooh, have a lovely time Chicky 

Fairy, I'm banned from roller skating, trampolining and abseiling ......... apparently!   Wonky has spoken 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 17:33

It will be ...

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