Fairygirl


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Christian Kitchens Failsworth Reviews (14)

Posted: 04/05/2017 at 07:50

Is that the quality of you or the kitchen? 


Reported 

Humanity & Nature

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 20:56

Monstrous? Bit over the top.....


I don't want to live in a mud hut or a cave foraging for twigs and berries, thanks. I like a shower in the morning, put clothes on and have my breakfast (using the electricity to cook it) before I drive to work to earn the money to pay the bills and indulge in my hobbies. It also pays the taxes which in turn pay for all the services we use in life. I grew up in the hippy era. Nice ideal - but a load of old b***ocks. 


We all 'play God' in everything we do. Even if we think we don't. It's naive to think the world is any other way. 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 20:27

Doesn't surprise me Joyce. You'd think they'd notify people by email instead nowadays, but I think the system's not fit for purpose  


Everywhere looks good for the weekend! There's two at Glen Lochay I've not done and it's a boggy old route, so it would be a good time to do those. Spoiled for choice  

End of a season

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 20:09

Hi Ellen - thank you for letting us know. How very sad. I didn't know he was ill - but I saw his posts regularly. He obviously did love his gardening, and it's nice to know he enjoyed being a part of the forum. 


He thanked me privately for some advice I once offered and it was kind of him to do that. It's always appreciated. 


Much love to all those he's left behind x

Shaded area

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:59

Loads to choose from then.


Assuming it's just damp and not soaking wet and waterlogged       ()   Osmanthus, Viburnum, Weigela, Fatsia,  Holly, and Mahonia. Potentillas will also be fine there.  


Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Camellias and Pieris if the soil's not alkaline.

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Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:51
Joyce21 says:

In the money........received notification today that the Attendance Allowance for OH will increase  by


55p per week. Must be grateful.


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 Don't spend it all at once Joyce....

Wilting wisteria

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:49

You seem to have a lot of other planting nearby Bev. That won't help matters as they're all competing for moisture and nutrients. Wisterias get very big...

Anyone know what this plant/tree is?

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:47

One of the Pieris varieties 

Shaded area

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:46

What size of space have you got for them, and is it dry or damp shade? That will help determine the best subjects. 

To Party or Knot?

Posted: 03/05/2017 at 19:44
githieu says:

It's a good start. I wish you good luck for your garden. 


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 At least you're not advertising your d**n products this time.....

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