Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:29

No Pat, it's not emails  (I've got a very good spam filter) - we sometimes get spam posts on the forum from advertisers which we flag up to the Moderators for removal.  It looks as if they've searched the web for sites which talk about bedding etc, and decided that this one is appropriate for their adverts of Mahogany bedroom furniture so they posted a thread

The Mods have been alerted.

Lemon balm disease

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:45

I agree, in theory cut it back before flowering - but the bees love the flowers so I wait until they've finished with it.

A handful of leaves in a mug of boiling water, steeped then strained and with a teaspoon of honey makes a lovely soothing bedtime drink

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:40

Pat, do I remember that you're a Pavarotti fan?  I don't know whether you have access to BBC Radio 2, but tonight at 8pm UK time there's a wonderful programme - maybe your hubby can record it somehow for you? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06cxyyg

Hedgehog spotted

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:37
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

OH has some big , heavy duty plastic stacking crates. Might I be able to use one of those upside down if I drill some small holes for ventilation? and make an entrance hole, obviously!!

I'd make quite a few large-ish holes along the sides for ventilation - imagine the condensation from several months of breathing whilst Spikey is snuggled in there over the winter - otherwise I don't see why it wouldn't be fine. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:32

Good morning Clari

Look what happens when we talk duvets - we've got bedroom furniture spam

Bee's in Lawn

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:31

Explain to the children, show them pictures online, let them watch quietly from a little way away - they're usually fascinated by them

If they're too young to keep away they won't be out there unsupervised anyway will they, so adults can keep them away from the bees' area

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 07:23

Good morning everyone G'day Pat

We buy the best duvets and pillows we can afford and don't change them until they go flat and lose their insulation properties - but they go for laundering every spring and autumn.  We bought a new duvet this year - a John Lewis one with two layers which fix together so we have a choice of three thicknesses - it's really lovely and luxurious to sleep under.  I'm really fussy about my pillow and have to have the exact right one otherwise I get a crook neck (this happened on our recent holiday - I usually take my pillow with me but forgot).  Consequently I don't change them often as it can take a while to break a new one in.  They do get laundered tho

Hedgehog spotted

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 19:01

Sorry, really tired and about to fall asleep but you can find lots of info here http://www.hedgehogstreet.org/

Hope that helps

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 18:01

Hosta, I passed on your message - I got a text back - 'Bless him!  I'm afraid she is but it has to be done!'  You can't tell these youngsters can you

Lawn Aerator Shoes

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 17:55

And you're in danger of attaching yourself permanently to the lawn, not to mention seriously straining some thigh muscles

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