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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 07:41

I read about that Verdun - very sad - the sea can be so deceptive and some people just don't understand the risks they're taking.

It's quite warm here too - we turned the heating on yesterday morning as it felt quite chilly, but when it switched on in the evening it was too warm so it's off again now.

This is the second morning running that Hefty's supper hasn't been eaten - he doesn't usually go into hibernation until well into November, and it's still quite mild

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 07:12

I'm going to have to put my thinking hat on - I'm not very good at being scary

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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 07:04

Good morning all and welcome back Fidget  ((hugs)) 

Think your houseguest/sitter needs a severe talking too!!!

As for underwater cameras - I think I'd have to be happy with having a good visual memory and descriptive powers!  Ordinary cameras are expensive enough!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 06:57

Fidget ((hugs))  sorry to hear he's having such a tough time.

Small tree/shrub ideas

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 20:02

I would suggest a crab apple - they don't grow too large for front gardens and the roots won't damage foundations.  The blossom and the fruit attract wildlife (long-tailed tits love them and visit in droves looking for insects and spiders webs), and the growth isn't too dense.  If you want to thin the branches out later on that can be done without  spoiling the shape of the tree.  Lots of different shades of blossom and fruit for you to choose from.

Potato harvest

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 19:03

Those look great!  Well done   I bet that's cheered you up.

Sorry you've been poorly

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 19:00

Yay!  Thanks Verdun   Lots of logs ready for the fire?  Can we leave it to you to make some toffee apples - they don't travel terribly well

If everyone else promises to do the washing up I'll get up and do the breakfast next morning as usual

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 18:18

There's plenty of room Runnybeak   and I think costumes should be worn, don't you?

Thanks Yvie - there's plenty of beams to swing a hammock from - or perhaps Fidget could bring her hangy swingy thingy

hyacinths bulbs

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 18:16

No, but if you buy the ones described as 'Prepared' they will grow and flower quite quickly, whereas the unprepared ones will wait until mid spring to flower.

Planting wallflowers in containers

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 18:15

I'm planting my tulips now

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

Renamed 
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ID please

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Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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FIDGET'S BIG DAY!!!

Congratulations to you both ... 
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ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Frost tonight!!!???

Check your local forecast ... 
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Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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