Latest posts by Fairygirl

Dwarf Evergreen Shrubs

Posted: 24/11/2017 at 19:13

How small is small George? 

I'd agree with r'girl that James Stirling is a good candidate. It's slightly unusual and not often seen in gardens, but it's a great plant and needs very little attention. 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 24/11/2017 at 19:09

Evening all - apologies for not being here, but it's nice to have been missed  

Hand/wrist been sore again, (that's what I get for doing walk reports on walkhighland ) then the 'pooter was running slower than a week in the jail, so I gave up. 

Think we've had every type of weather here in the last week except thunder and lightning! Snowed nearly all morning here, so at least it got above zero for a while,  but after the biblical rain at the start of the week, it was never going to lie. Car was all frozen this morning - lovely patterns on it. It's zero now, but the roads have been gritted so it's all good.  Don't think Hosta will be wanting to trade temps any time soon   

Good to see you doc - watching some sport is perfectly fine at any time.

I will try to read back a bit - but I doubt I'll manage it. I will reply to messages though - I promise.

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 18:12
raisingirl says:


I thought I'd ask for 'Good Riddance' to be played at my funeral 

Last edited: 13 November 2017 17:39:03

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Love the H.G.Wells quote!

I want Dylan's own version of Mr Tambourine Man. 

 " I'm ready to go anywhere,

   I'm ready for to fade

   Into my own parade

   Cast your dancing spell my way

   I promise to go under it "

Gets me every time, and by the time he reaches   ' to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free'....well, that's me a sobbing, quivering wreck...   

A walk on the wild side

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 17:14

Gorgeous photos GD - I also love the rainbow one. What's not to like about a rainbow pic!  

You should put some of those on the camera thread too. 

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 17:11

Naked wrinkly people....

That's put me off my dinner  

Lovely clouds Pat. I like a moody sky. Can't see ours - it's miserable out there. Frosty start again, but the forecast was rain/sleet, and it's lived up to that  

I totally agree with r'girl about weddings/funerals. Weddings are overrated anyway 

I'm making a list of songs for mine (funeral, not wedding) It's quite long - think youngest is getting very nervous....

They were talking about people's last words before dying on JV on Radio2 today. Some lovely stories. I think if I had a choice it would be Spike Milligan's famous headstone quote 'I told you I was ill'.....

Gift Ideas for a little Gardener?

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 17:04

There's been a few odd posts recently Redwing.

I got a PM from someone who has posted nothing. I replied saying I didn't know who they were, or why they had contacted me,  but not had any other response. I won't do anything about it unless they start any bother!  

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 16:59

Stunning fidget. What a great trip you had   

Thank you scroggin. It was just something I wanted to do. The story is so sad.  

Alliums already sending up shoots...

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 16:57

Perfectly normal. They'll flower at the usual time.

It's one of the drawbacks though - by the time they flower, the foliage looks duff.

Gift Ideas for a little Gardener?

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 16:55

The thread is over four years old.......

Overgrown hedge - will it regrow if cut back hard now??

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 20:17

They're pretty indestructible 

In fact - you'll do it a service as it will rejuvenate it.

Last edited: 12 November 2017 20:17:53

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