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Camera Talk

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:55

Gorgeous Sheps. There's no doubt the quality of the camera helps with such a detailed subject!

There's one (or two maybe)  that hangs around the burn near where I work but I don't go round that bit really. I suppose I should, because it's apparently there a lot. Would be nice to get a pic if possible.

Hope you find a suitable camera GD. Mine was under  £100, reduced from about £140. I know Hostafan got a good one recently too - don't know if David can remember which one it was. Mine is a bit heavier than my old one but I'm used to it now. I wondered if I'd made a mistake and should have got one of the small ones - just because it's all extra weight to lug up hills, but I think it was worth it for the better zoom and features. 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:47

Nora - the 'back to normal size latest posts' layout is great. 

Thanks for addressing that - it's a great step in the right direction  

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:46

Yes Steve - but only the 'we(e)' ones....

I've just clicked 'latest posts' and they're all nice and neat and squished again -  hurray! 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:43

Forget to say - lots of lovely recent pix here.  Makes you feel good  

Lp - this pic looks small when you upload,but it's fine once you post it.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:38

LP - perhaps you could resize your pix on the computer before posting them. If you hover over them it'll give the size they are. If you use something like Windows editor it'll have a resize function, or you can right click on them and that should bring up a resize option. I have the opposite problem in that many of mine are too big.

The upload thingy seems a bit inconsistent too - at the moment I can't get anything bigger than 2mb to upload at all.   Most of the garden pix are less than that though. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 17:32

We are indeed doc.....it's all that haggis....

and the biting...

Lovely here - shame I have no energy. I now have a roughcasted extension. It's broken shell, so the spillage will be good for digging into all the compacted soil  

Breezy here too Clari - but dry, which is always a bonus. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 19:29

Good to see you RB. I disable cookies regularly. I disabled an entire packet recently....

It's a hard life being a pensioner Dove  Glad you had a nice day.

I've done very little since coming home form work apart from watering a few bits and pieces and making dinner....and eating it.

Grass needs cutting again - I only did it on Friday. The warmth has made it take off. 

web site

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 17:54

jad - with all due respect, there's no point starting a thread to make your complaint. You need to put it on the relevant one where the tech team can see it.

It's 'Update on improvements to forum' . If you notify them on there I'm sure they'll address it 

The email notification has never been consistent which is why many people don't use it anyway!

Troughs for tomatoes.

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 17:46

I was just going to suggest that Brickman - cutting the bottoms out the pots. I did that when I had some cherry toms growing in a conservatory.  Each one had a 6" or 7" pot which was then put in a seed tray of compost with holes in the bottom and a tray underneath that to allow water to drain out.

If you're careful about the maintenance of them, you'll get a good crop. We had loads  

I also successfully grew a cherry type in one of those deep plastic clematis pots as an experiment. It produced plenty of fruit. They often perform well if they're grown quite hard as they think they're going to peg out, therefore rushing to make flowers and fruit in order to reproduce.


Posted: 11/05/2016 at 08:04

You need to ask the tech team on the dedicated site Michael. 'Update on improvements to forum' is the thread title ( I can't do links)  Put that in the search  box and it will come up and you can post there   

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