Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 07:08

Oooh Snoodle ... poor you .... afraid it's that time of year - all summer people go away on holiday and get new bugs and then bring them back to nursery/school to infect everyone else


 Here you are!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 07:06

Good morning Chicky and DD

Coffee anyone?


 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 06:47

Good morning all   Drizzly here and it went down to 8.8C overnight, but it's up to 10.9 and rising at the moment  ... we're off into the city later this morning - OH needs undies, socks and jeans for our holiday and he hates shopping, so lunch out with a glass of something will make it easier.  The car will be left in the underground car park at the big shopping mall, and a team of Polish lads will polish and valet it for it's holiday

I'm definitely a glass half full sort of a person - I was also raised on Pollyanna, so I can always find something good to say, whatever the disaster  

Yvie, look after that cold - you've probably picked up a virus 'cos you're a bit run down - take some echinacea or Selenium Ace or similar for your immune system.  You don't want colds at this time of year. 

I was AWOL last night 'cos I got stuck into my knitting - I'd got to the shoulder and neck shaping on the back, so there was a lot of counting to keep the pattern right - it's done now and I've started on one of the fronts

Hosta, I've just heard the forecast for the week ahead - yes we may well get some showers on Friday, but also sunny spells   and then High Pressure is going to settle in over the weekend and it said that we're in for good autumn weather - morning mists, mellow fruitfullness etc  just like Verdun promised!!!

Pat, ((hugs)) glad your grandson is happy - it's a difficult time for him, and a very important relationship - I'm sure he knows how important he is to you

Hello I have just joined

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 06:32
jane a wrote (see)

...  I just kind of assumed that this would be a good place to find solutions and share ideasa. ...

 

H and welcome jane - re you know what - the problem is that there really isn't a solution that works - everything's been tried, sometimes something works for a little while, or for one person/feline, in particular circumstances.  Gardeners get frustrated, cat owners get upset.  As you say, a subject best avoided .......... there's lots of information out there and you can put 'cat' into the Search tool here and bring up all the old threads on the subject and try some of the suggestions out. 

Hosta claims £1 for every time the subject is mentioned

bit early for primrose?

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 06:26

My primroses have been flowering for a couple of weeks now, and I have white foxgloves blooming too. 

Corn on the cob

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 06:24

I agree with Zoomer - my courgette plants each have a metre by a metre raised bed to themselves.

Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:56
Lyn wrote (see)

... I think we should all go to Hostas place and claim our share, ...

You pin him down on Friday Lyn, I'll go through his pockets - we'll spend it at the nearest garden centre

Corn on the cob

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:41

Sadly no - they need to be on the plant to ripen.  Is it worth getting an electric fence?

http://www.electricfencing.co.uk/badgers.asp

Mystery plant

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:34

My money's on Eucomis too

Hello I have just joined

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:31

Welcome aboard Jane

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