Dovefromabove


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Can you identify this plant?

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 15:51

I think you should get some fake flowers, stick them on, take a photo and send it to the present giver, to let them know the recipient has been taking good care of the plant

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 15:49

Hello folks - we're back - all shopping tasks achieved with the help of a good lunch and a white wine spritzer in Carluccio's   Car is also spick and span and gleaming inside and out.

This morning the RAF college band was parading outside the City Hall for Battle of Britain Day - we stood and watched in the pouring rain, thinking of Pa ...

Can you identify this plant?

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 15:28

That doesn't look like a plant to me - that looks like something made out of dead palm fronds with pine cones stuck on it

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 10:21

Right, heading off into the city ....... when OH has found his bank card ........ again

SYL

Rats, cats and bids

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 09:42

Every time you walk past the raised beds, bang loudly  on the sides with a stout pole - it gives them a headache and they hate it - they won't want to set up home there if you make it uncomfortable for them. 

Also keep the soil damp - the reason they're in raised beds is because they've found a dryish spot. 

Good luck!

Wont go without a fight....

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 08:47

Trolls, on the corner of your desk in exams - I didn't have one - I didn't see the point -  they all thought I was odd

Sweetcorn

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 08:43

That looks over-ripe to me Rinus - I think that looks as if it's ready to dry, for popcorn and Mexican dishes etc. 

I wouldn't wait until the husk is dry and brown if I wanted to eat it as Corn on the Cob - it'll be hard and tough

This article should help http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/growfruitandveg_growingsweetcorn1.shtml

 

Rats, cats and bids

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 08:37

If you've got rats established there, rather than just the odd visitor, I'd get professional pest controllers in and sort them out properly.

Tree supplier

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 08:29

Good luck - let us know how you get on

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 08:12

Wonky - well done re basement and roast lamb bribery!    We'll come and inspect when we get back

Doesn't the bride look like her lovely mum - she'd have been sooooooooooo proud

Have a good day! ((hugs))

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