Dovefromabove


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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 10:46

It's dangerous to scan-read your posts too quickly Verdun - having picked up 'Christopher Lloyd' and 'black negligee' the image in my head was ...... !!!!!!!!!!!!! 

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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 10:13

LillyP - I'm not going to the farm shop 'cos my car's waiting for an airbag sensor and it wouldn't be sensible to drive until it's fixed (although of course I'll have to drive it to the garage on Monday).  But OH works at the farm shop so I've told him to lob some venison sausages in your direction  - stand well clear in about 20 minutes


 

 

Discouraging Wasps

Posted: 24/10/2015 at 09:53

Wasps and hornets don't get on with each other ... but you probably don't want to encourage hornets either (although I think they're both fantastic).

The wasps are probably in your garden eating aphids - I think I'd just put up with them and be thankful that you don't need to use chemical sprays to get rid of the aphids

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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 09:50

Pat, I think when posting someone else's recipes online it's ok if they're on a website - then you can link to that and you're covered re copyright etc.

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.... You've got me worried now KEF - if that's the cause I've a feeling our iron will pack up at any moment .......

But on the bright side ... I probably won't find out for ages ...................

 

Fg, ok ... but can you wash my kitchen floor?

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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 09:34

Good morning KEF and everyone else who's appeared whilst I've been wielding the hoover upstairs

You've got me worried now KEF - if that's the cause I've a feeling our iron will pack up at any moment

Coffee and a bacon sarnie being consumed - then I need to make a shopping list for OH to bring home from the farm shop and then I must get out into the garden ... there's a few jobs that won't wait much longer - sow the broad beans, plant some iris reticulata, pot on some violas, decide whether to stake or put windbreak fabric around sprouting broccoli or both, rake some leaves ... oooh 'eck, I think I need another coffee .......

New lawn - levelling out the bumps

Posted: 24/10/2015 at 08:33

If we had snow that settled for a while this winter I think that newly laid turf might be very unhappy

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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 08:28

Wonky - have a good day   Don't forget you get an extra hour in bed tonight

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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 08:26

Lesley for Leek and Potato soup I use 50:50 leeks to potatoes - I base it on my friend Ian's recipe http://www.souvigne.com/recipes/start370.htm  on his B&B website, sometimes I use chicken stock, sometimes I don't

How to look after my potted honey suckle over the winter

Posted: 24/10/2015 at 07:54

Hi Suzie

Serotina is a lovely honeysuckle   it won't need watering over the winter - when you wrap the pot just make sure you don't cover the top of the pot so that any rain etc will water it, and raise the pot onto bricks to ensure that it drains well. 

The honeysuckle roots won't be troubled by the frost, but it's good to wrap the pot as many are damaged by being frozen.

Cats...

Posted: 24/10/2015 at 07:43

I think this thread is a 'first'!!!  Four pages of discussion about cats and gardens, and no ill-feeling, unkindness or arguments!!!

Hurrah! 


 It can be done

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