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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 20:30

Ashwood hellebore tour next Saturday 18th for anyone in the vicinity.

I am being restrained. Last time I went I spent £200.

how to deter cats from fouling in your garden

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 20:23

I found this online. It is marketed in Australia for keeping cats in your yard. Brilliant idea for keeping cats out as well if you have a fence to install it on. The video is funny.

 A bit like a squirrel proof birdfeeder, only a cat keeper outer. look up OSCILLOT


Posted: 13/02/2017 at 19:46

You can absolutely slaughter it and it will grow back, if you cut it now before the sap starts to rise.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 19:44

Yvie, what a gorgeous specimen. Is it from Ashwoods? Does it have a name?

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 17:48

Mmm, not sure about how good vetting by agents is. The house across the road had a couple in who bought a new house when she got pregnant and kept the old one as a rental. The first tenants were nurses, so apart from the odd hours, no problem. The new tenant is a car mechanic. He currently has his car, a works van, and three doer uppers on the front. Car revving at all hours. I am contemplating shoving a potato up his exhaust.

I am rapidly becoming a grumpy old git.

Cheap K-i-t-c-'h-e-n Units For Sale London

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 06:20

Reported to moderators.

The version of our gardens that we long to see again

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 06:09

Of  course it is, everyone welcome.

100 year old indoor GrapeVine

Posted: 12/02/2017 at 21:12

I agree with bob. Woolly aphids on the vines. The grape splitting and going mouldy is often caused by irregular watering and inadequate ventilation.  If they are dry, then get a lot of water, the grapes swell too fast and split.

Poisoned by Sycamore....

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 17:49

We have a friend in environmental health, he flies all over the world to take samples of water systems. His most famous time was when he was winched by helicopter on to a cruise ship off of Australia. the Australian authorities would not let it dock.  Two days to get there. two hours work, two days to get back.

 He says there is no way he would ever sit in a hot tub that other people have sat in.

Plant orders for 2017

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 13:45

Well, I succumbed to an email from T&M for blue poppies. I turned all my Tesco vouchers into  T&M vouchers. Only trouble, when I ordered, they seem to have changed the rules. You cant use Tesco boost T&M vouchers on special offers.  So I didn't order the blue poppies as a present for my sister in law, and I now have £75 worth of T &M vouchers to use on full priced stuff.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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A friendly place to chat about anything. 
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what has been your plant of the year? 
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tonights beechgrove, red hot pokers.

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plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Special offers

time limited special offers 
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Fantasy garden

Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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