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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 16:47

Hello folks!  We're back!!!  Lovely weekend in Sunny S. Lincs with MIL and SILs etc.

Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Just found out OH's sister has organised a surprise party for her Hubby's 60th. 

Clearly we're not invited despite OH speaking to his sister and nephew and his fianceé over the weekend, none of them mentioned it.

Would it be too mean to contact brother in law and tell him we didn't want to come to his surprise party?

Hmm, you could ring far too early the next morning and say you're sorry you forgot to send a card, would Alka Seltzer do???

Verdun, I expect you're out there now, scrubbing those beaches for us so that we have a lovely holiday in September when all the other emmets have gone home

 

Help needed!

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 16:32

Hi Katie,

Re androgyny - I've been called Dave rather than Dove on several occasions which amuses my OH - but I don't think that's the fault of the site - possibly someone needs to go to Specsavers!

I don't have many problems with the site, but I've been here a long while and have got used to most of its idiosyncracies.  I'm also of the opinion that simple usually means straightforward, and that's always good. 

However,  I would like a Back to Top button at the bottom to save scrolling back up. 

I tend not to use the weather link as I usually go straight to the Met Office website every morning anyway - however a frost warning would be good!

I think the Search facility is most in need of work - there's no possibility of usefully refining your search so you get vast numbers of pages to trawl through. 

Also it would be good to have something that encouraged members to give at least a vague geographical location when posting a query - soil  type and garden size etc would be even better as would preferenced re gardening organically etc.

Getting quite excited here about the upcoming 'remodelling'

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:51

Right, we're off to MIL's - back in a couple of days - look after each other and enjoy your gardens - hope the sun shines for you

Lavandula angustifolia growth problem

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:48

I've never known a second flowering with lavender.

Cats

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:24

Watered and done the sideshoots on the tomatoes and watered all the pots and tubs, picked and ate a few early autumn raspberries and admired a 'flock' of ladybirds on the runner beans - no aphids on there at the moment - do the ladybirds know something I don't? 

Interestingly the ladybirds were all natives, whereas the ones we had in the garden earlier in the year were Harlequins.

Please could someone give me a name?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:06

I find it helpful to do it in really dry weather when the roots shrivel when they're left on the surface of the soil - if the soil is damp it's best to rake after hoeing to gather all the little be$$ers together and burn them

Cats

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:04

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:03

Hmm, the Bush family encourage the gun culture in the US.  If the gun culture was less prevalent perhaps US dentists would be less into hunting .......... ok, a bit tenuous, but give me time

Please could someone give me a name?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 16:00

It crops up in our veg patch from time to time - I attack it regularly with the hoe as soon as it appears, and it retreats - it hasn't spread into other areas, but that's only because I'm on my guard!!!

Cats

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:58

In a previous home we had a new neighbour move in next door with 27!!!  The cottage was one and a half rooms upstairs and the same down!!!  Within a few months most of the cats had legged it to the nearby farms where they had much happier lives (and considerably more food)

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