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Enough is enough

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 22:16

It's a wonderful and very atmospheric stretch of coastline. Love that area 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 21:57

BL ((hugs)) I hope that the happy memories will soon outweigh the sadness and the sun will shine for you again.

Sleep tight all 

GW front garden Lewisham

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 21:47

Are you referring to the use of membrane?  Pretty sure that she used the  water permeable type. 

Exciting research regarding hydroponically grown food

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 16:05


Plant ID

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 15:34

Cant see the first one clearly - are they berries or flowers?

Second is a Rosa rugosa

Third is a fuchsia - possibly F. Thalia

Fourth is a ceanothus.

Enough is enough

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 15:19

Spitting with rain here Fairy - so that's an end to my playing in the garden for today ... so the pizza dough for tonight's supper is proving, the tomato topping has been made, mushrooms have been sliced and fried, olives have been pitted, roasted home-grown tomatoes have been taken out of the freezer and anchovies have been located in the pantry.  

Now I shall sit down and do some sewing - hope I don't get whinged at for talking about cooking on a gardening forum 

Last edited: 30 September 2016 15:20:32

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 14:20

BL ((hugs)) xxx

Corn on the Cob

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 13:41

Snap! Bob 

Corn on the Cob

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 13:40

The problem with corn on the cob is that they don't keep once picked and they don't keep on the plant either.  When ours are ready we eat them nearly every day until they're finished 

The alternative is to freeze them, either on the cob like this 

or as kernels 

Salix all bare

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 13:31

Also, a brother's idea of 'watering' may not be sufficient ... he may have squirted it with a hose pipe for a few minutes from time to time.  A salix in soil like that needs at least a bucket full of water at least three times a week in dry spells.  Did he do that do you think? 

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