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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 14:58

Turning chilly in the shade now ........... but it's been absolutely beautiful and the birdsong has been absolutely glorious.  Wielding the hoe and dealing with the little weedlings is so satisfying.  

Now I shall put the kettle on, get the knitting out and see what's going on at Cheltenham ... 

private hedge llosing winter leaves

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 13:54

As Hortum-cretae has said, some do lose their leaves in cold spells - but you get the benefit of lovely fresh growth very soon afterwards.

Have you ensured that there's no rubbish/dead grass/weeds etc in the bottom of the hedge and that there's some clear soil along it's length so that you can feed it with Fish, Blood & Bone and then mulch it with compost, leaf mould or well rotted manure?  That should give it a boost. 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 12:56

Well, I had to drive past tennis on my way to the shops so I popped in and they were short of a couple of other players so I played two sessions of best of five, did my shopping and now I'm home and eating lunch ... with the door open to the terrace and the birds singing .... I'll be out there shortly - the back garden is still bathed in sunshine but at this time of year it's in shadow later in the afternoon when the sun has moved over the house ....

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 10:46

Obelixx - I've told her to make the most of the opportunity to put her feet up and be waited on 

All the downstairs flooring has been waxed and buffed this morning   and a load of washing is drying.  Stock for tonight's soup has been made and shopping list has been written ... It's glorious out there -  I'm very tempted to just dash to the shops and then get out in the garden rather than go to tennis, but the number I have for the organiser appears to be the wrong one ........ they won't fall apart if I just don't turn up, will they? 

Last edited: 15 March 2017 10:47:03

Resurrected Eight

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 08:56

SGL  - the Replacement's denouement was brill!  I'll keep  until you let me know you've seen it 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 08:46

Hello the rest of you 

Well, there's some sunshine here ... not a lot, but there's some blue patches up there too ... 

Shame I've got 'stuff' to do .. some hswk, food shopping and of course, tennis ... my usual partner won't be there today as she's broken a toe 

Hosta - enjoy your time in the polytunnel 

Looks like lots of you have special lunches planned today ................ enjoy 

Hope the saltmines are kind to you Fairy 

How do they do it?

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 07:42

Hello Dachalover   Good to see you. 

Isnt spring wonderful 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 07:07

Good morning Clari 

 Are you plugged in and switched on?

Resurrected Eight

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 06:58

Morning all 

I remember when I was about 13 planning to

decorate my bedroom with Egyptian images and hieroglyphs - then one day I came home from school and the decorators had been - I had wallpaper covered with pink roses   Ma thought I'd love it - talk about being a misunderstood teenager 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 15/03/2017 at 06:16

Good morning all 

There's some jolly noisy blackbirds out there!!!

Mrs G - that sounds like a jolly good tidy up 

Time for coffee ...

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