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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 19:42

Hostafan1. Turmeric and black pepper! 

Dog forbid you try Bicarb and lemon with ACV? 

Forgive me I'm just here for the jokes! I do hope VERNUN perks up when I'm away???

Believe me you need VERDUN. (thanks Mate.)

Feeding pond plants - any tips?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 19:08

Sorry Rob Lockwood.

Did not intend to steal your post.

Apologies again. I'll try and help after I read through again.

I think you could probably help me more. 

I'll keep watching and upping this post for you.

Your new-look forum

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 19:02

There are different positions to take Aspirin apparently SGL. My OH prefers standing up with a glass of water (there are others positions without water, apparently)  but Lyn thinks i'm not happy with this? 

Just asked OH! 

Apparently on all fours with face down and a aspirin between her knees, is the best relief for a headache! Apparently gardening is good for you and she enjoyed watering my new seedlings while not losing the true drug that is good to plants.

They are getting a bit leggy so need putting outside to harden off as it's going to snow up here!

If it gets too cold, tonight then we might have to practice the Aspirin method again!!!

TOO MUCH??? (just say)

I did not start it.

At what point did I become "never happy"?????????

Please tell me?

Forget it. Its not how I work and play.

 PS. OH say will it be so quick and painless nest time?

Feeding pond plants - any tips?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 18:33

Dave. where is the pest place to get some free plants from please.

I really would like to rejuvenate this pond.


Unbelievable we are in a nature area but this pond is just about dead.

There is a surface water stream/spring that coming down from the back between the trees on the right and it has been constant for 6 years and not much change. (there is a town river beck behind this pic that floods once a year)  

What can I do to revive this pond.

Its not the sort of pond that gets filled with rubbish so I'm a bit stuck without funds.

Sorry! I'm not asking for cash this is not a charity project, unless I can make it.

I just want my son to see what I did when I was a kid. A bit of frog spawn would be nice but if the water is dead then I'm not sure what to do.


Posted: 28/04/2016 at 18:18

Where are you situated B3.

This forum is world wide?

Your new-look forum

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 18:16

Apparently Lyn holds tablets between her knees to make her happy?

Have you tried that??? SGL?

Infilling after stump removal

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 18:09

Was there any problem with the tree the_fosters?

If not then just use the soil you have about or compost. Added river sand (for drainage and micro nutrients) if it will help with a drainage problem.

Mystery animal?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 18:02

Apricot Jelly Fungus for me please fidgetbones.


Posted: 28/04/2016 at 17:58

Perhaps not what you are looking for David but perhaps this might be a option?


Commemorative plant naming/RHS Gardening



Soil for pots

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 17:37

Re-pot too a bigger one, when the root system becomes pot bound using new compost below. 

If you don't want the plant to get any bigger or change the pot where it is then, take out the top inch or two of old compost and replace it, depending on size.

Pot plants can be very greedy when it comes to feed and water and yours sound like they are typical. If they are going well with what you are doing then why change it?

I think the slow release pellets only last about 6 month max so I'm not much help to you unfortunately.

A good mulch will help them last a lot longer.

Divide and rejuvenate where you can.

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