Fairygirl


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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 07:57

Morning all - or anyone who's up/afties Pat - are you on your own here!


I'm not commenting about the 'comments' last night. Can't be doing with any of it. I'm finding a couple of them rather peculiar....


Sunny here but cool. Think we may have had a little frost last night after the rain, but I was oblivious as I fell asleep at nine last night. Could have been a thunderstorm and it wouldn't have woken me 


Perhaps New Zealand would suit best for the island chicky - sun, sea, mountains and waterfalls...and not too hot for me - she added quietly ....


Do they have venomous snakes though Pat? 

Foxgloves big enough to flower?

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 18:45

I had some big plugs which I grew on to  that size. I  planted most of them out and some of them did flower that year. Mine were much later getting to that size, so I'd think you'd get some flowers this year.  I expect variety might have an influence too. 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 18:35
B3 says:

Fairy! Are you brave or foolhardy?


See original post

 did you mean about the island B3? 



I don't do well in the heat.


 Just as well I live in Scotland....our average summer temp round here is below 20. Plenty hot enough for me!   

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 17:19

Doc - better not let OH see this - think she might be slightly peed off at not being first on your list 


Don't think I coulld do a desert island LP - too hot for me. Perhaps I could go to one in a more temperate climate 


not sure what I'd take...tea anyway


Thanks Wonks - would have been a bit late to hang it out by the time it was washed anyway. We really need to start being organised so that it's ready in the morning to go out if the weather's suitable. I love the smell of washing dried outside - lovely jubbly   


Of course , now I've said that it'll rain until Spetember. Hmmm- that would be a good idea for a song....


I've managed to avoid all lurgies of any kind this winter (kiss of death right there) so a big hug to all who are suffering. A hug from a distance though....

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 08:09

Morning doc - glad you had a grand time  


Wonks - you'll need to send a serf to hang it out - we're all going to be out. Do mine too while you're there eh? 


Keep an eye on it though - rain's coming later 

Garden Gravel

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 08:05

Hmmm.


Is that an advert  I see before me? Cunningly disguised as summat else? 


Tut tut.


Anyway - your link doesn't work so you'd be best to contact the mods so that  you can sort that and then pay for your ad properly  


It's a ruse KT - I've already 'forwarded' it to the mods for them to 'look at'    

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Who's visiting your bird feeders?

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 08:02

I'd agree with Bob, GD - they're insect eaters and you don't tend to see them out in the open much. They flit around hedges etc. I have one here which I see occasionally out on the fence before it darts back into the hedge or the conifer and shrubs as it goes garden to garden.


I've never seen one on a bird table, let alone feeding on the ground where I put food or where it gets dropped from feeders. Lovely though aren't they? 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 07:55

Morning all/afties Pat - like the sign. 


Dry here too - but still quite chilly. Pity I have to work. You're right chicky, why are the weekends so short - who invented that?


I was still awake around the same time LP was - hope she got back to sleep. My own fault - I watched Papillon. Still think it's an underrated film. Steve McQueen...could do with a fluttery eyelash emoji....


Enjoy your planting Joyce. 


Huge fire in Glasgow last night - still going this morning. We could see the smoke here. A scrapyard in Govan, but it's near a substation so lots of people had no leccy. Made for an interesting sky.


Better go and get organised after a quick look round here.Have a good day everyone 

Who's visiting your bird feeders?

Posted: 05/03/2017 at 21:22

Perhaps some of them are fussier than others Dave  


I seem to be having quite a few of those senior moments too these days... 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 05/03/2017 at 21:18

I see what you mean Aunty R.


They're so tactile. Beautifully soft  

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