Fairygirl


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Is this site slow and clunky this evening?

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 17:37

Think it's just me that's slow and clunky B3....

Canna lilies

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 17:36

I got someone very confused once Hosta - I thought they meant Calla lilies when they meant Cannas, because they said Canna lilies  


Perhaps Anne could clarify which it is! 

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 17:31

Oh how weird - just read Hazel's post re Mary Poppins and Simon Mayo's playing Julie Andrews singing My Favourite Things on the radio!  


Yvie - I'm surprised that pic isn't sideways if you're on the vino.... 


Hope you're haivng a great time 


DD - fantastic. Just fantastic xxx


chicky - my friend's sister is on her way back from Reading too. I think her 'stuff' will be in quarantine too!


No Bank Hol up here and we work them anyway, but I'm off next week - hurray! 

Clematis Avalanche

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 17:21

Short of water Dave. Not uncommon but easily fixed  


Give it a really thorough soaking and a mulch. It should recover no problem. It's an early flowering variety so dry summer weather in that aspect is not ideal for it. Don't let it get dried out  and it should be fine.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 08:09

We get them here regularly too. Even when it's cloudy and you can't see them - you can hear them. They hang around the little NT garden and the fields nearby and often drift over. The crows get very hacked off with them. They're a really common sight along the bypass too, which cuts through farmland. There's usually one or two there sitting on the lamp posts when I leave work  

Thank you

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 08:04

It's nice to be able to help someone - even if only in a tiny way, but it's even  nicer when someone takes the time to post such a lovely message. Everyone who helps regularly here will be delighted 


Thank you Sizeyuk and Anna.  

Things I don't get

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 08:01
Hazel -- says:

My mother even keeps the carrier bags from the Fish and  Chip shop ( plus the smell as well!) !


See original post

 


Hazel - you need a well aimed, lit match.....


I just don't keep 'stuff'. I have very little 'stuff'. I'm a champion thrower outer. Lots of house moves in a short space of time makes you focus.


Having had to clear my parents' house, including the original kitchen in the house, which my Dad kept in the loft, I'm making life easy for my two when I go. Hope they appreciate it...

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 07:57

Morning all/afties Pat - you'll be needing your firewood  


Beautiful here too - pity I have to work 


Hope chicky is getting a bit of a lie in now. 


obelixx - I suppose we don't like to wrap them in cotton wool but....I'd do exactly the same as you and chicky. Could never forgive myself if I was  sitting here and something dreadful could be avoidedif I just got in the car.... 


Glad you're getting a bit of a rest today after the 'sorting'. It's hard graft. 


Quick look round before I head out - have a good day everyone 

Last edited: 29 August 2016 07:57:22

Camera Talk

Posted: 28/08/2016 at 20:10

Some 'big sea' pix would be nice Verd  


A few for GD


Glen Tilt in it's finery last June, with it's tumbling water and scoured rock





HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 28/08/2016 at 19:24

Result!  

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keep posting your non gardening photos here 
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