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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:38

DD - how kind of the TV man 

A Chateau de Gateau pop up stall sounds a really good idea 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:34

Fairy - looks like that thread's gone too   

... and it's Helen's trial on the Archers that's got us gripped   He can't be allowed to get away with it!!!   If he does, it's my belief he's got that new little nanny in his sights 

((hugs)) for Bushman.

Rain?????????? Wot rain?????????????????? still got a brown lawn here and it's 20C and rising already!!! 

Last edited: 07 September 2016 08:36:15

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 08:15

Good morning all   G'day Pat 

Re the Begging for Syria thread - Nora did take their thread down yesterday - they've started again piggybacking on the earlier thread about the tv programme.  I'm sure Nora will take more action today.

First day back at tennis today ... hope my shoulder holds up ... I shall be very careful with my service action.

Chicky, I know what you mean about the radio  

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 19:50

Hope you've got plenty of room in your compost bin PP - we nearly filled ours just using the rake on our little front lawn!!!   I had to use goggles, the dust was a bit grim as we've not had proper rain for months. 

It's been really hot and sticky here today, and I've been baking ... I made this using the pattypan squashes from the garden.  It's a fantastic recipe - so moist and full of flavour, yet still really light.

We also had pattypans for supper - I made this  - a bit different and very tasty - highly recommended.  

Now I've flollopped on the sofa - that's me done for the day - see you in the morning folks 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 12:45

Oh poo!  How annoying ((hugs)) 


Posted: 06/09/2016 at 11:31

Remember how I brought my 8 ft amelanchier back for the GC ,,, on the back seat of the car with the top down and niece hanging on to it for dear life 


Posted: 06/09/2016 at 10:04

Maybe Panda had best just take a wheelbarrow then Fairy - don't want him/her spending all their gardening fund in one go ... we like to get involved with helping 

Scented geraniums cuttings

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 09:32

Cutting just above a leaf joint when taking the cutting off the plant means that you don't leave a snaggy bit to die off on the plant.

Then, on the cutting, you cut across as Verdun has said, just below a leaf node.  

This will cut off a spare bit of stem which you discard.  

Runner Bean Trench

Posted: 06/09/2016 at 08:28

Eaten?  How?  Holes nibbled in them, or whole beans gone?  

If some of the vines are dying, are they getting enough water?  Here in East Anglia we've had a very dry couple of months.  


Posted: 06/09/2016 at 07:43

I agree - I can't see anything that looks like JKW in any of those photos. 

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