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Fairygirl


Latest posts by Fairygirl

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:30

I think I'm trading in my wand for something more accurate to determine the weather.

A windsock and a bucket. 

Concrete'll be the death of me if I try to dig it up so lateral thinking is the way forward...if that makes sense 

Please don't go pd. I, for one, would miss you very much especially when you're just back. I'm confused too. Maybe it's my age.

Flowering cordyline

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 13:51

Lovely plant Richie- but yes - that is a phormium!

I had one of the standard green NZ flax in a previous garden and it often flowered- but in summer as KEF says.

Must have natives?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 13:49

Hello MrsGarden- very confusing as I always call you MrsG!! Lovely to 'see' you 

Harebell is lovely - and vastly overlooked as a plant I think.

Very handy for me if I need a hat when I go out too 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 08:21

Concrete's buried along the back fence and I've no chance of getting it out unless I get a digger. The water's draining but I don't want to put in the planting I had planned in case it gets waterlogged.

Will rethink it - it's only at one end so I might do a much higher raised bed like the new ones I've done at the side fence but for the moment, Dad's pot is sitting there.

Off to work now - catch up later 

Horse Manure - ? Din In or Leave On Top

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 08:17

I do the same as chicky. Just put some down on the new beds I've created as I won't plant them till spring. It was previously just a piece of rather poor grass. I stripped that off and then added  some compost and soil and topped with manure.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 07:55

Morning all. Damp here but not too cold. Back to work today after my week off. Have done lots outside but a large lump of concrete has defeated me so some re jigging of plans is required.

Trafalgar Day you say chicky -  do I need to buy a boat?

Dove - I may need mittens at work  as it's so b****y cold in there 

Daddy long legs - a serious problem?

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 12:20

Hi Novice. I think it's largely down to the time of year and conditions. You said the garden needs tidying up etc so maybe the  site has just been ideal for them.  We've had loads here too (I'm in central Scotland) The weather this year has contributed too probably.

Editing posts?

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 12:11

It's a blip which has been there a little while LF. Daniel knows about it so hopefully they can sort it soon. The PM thingy isn't working too well for some members either. 

You'll just have to be careful what you type! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 12:09

Morning..oops sorry...afternoon now! Horrible day here so will have to find other things to do. Have to go out anyway for a while so perhaps it will clear up later.

Hope your niece gets sorted Verd. Horrible when you know the person.

Off ot have some lunch. Used the slow cooker for first time yesterday. Think I might make large quantities at a time and then freeze.

Have a good day all  

Problems with Private Messages

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 12:05

I had the same problem a while back but could read the title and first few words of the message.  lily perhaps it's just your 'device'. I'm sure the techies will get it sorted soon.

Is there any other way we can help you? Open to all suggestions to help you! 

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