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It's official

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 17:44

I have Frogspawn in the middle of the pond. Does this mean that we have a good dry summer?

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 09:45

Local news on the Beeb is not HD. I can see the difference.

HD takes up a lot more room on the recorder box.

The blue badge scheme is certainly abused. I watched the disabled parking spaces outside M&S, the Range rover I could have got out of, but the Mercedes convertible, I  would have struggled to get out of, and my mother certainly wouldn't have made it. Neither of us are registered as disabled. Odd how the people who get out of cars with blue badges seem to walk better than I do with my arthritic hips.

When mother in law was still moving, albeit slowly, hubby got a wheelchair to be able to move her around quicker when they went out. He got told off for using a disabled bay without a blue badge, despite having someone in a wheelchair with him.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 09:15

The £55 million a day we send to the EEC would go a long way here for starters, and that is without the benefits given to EU  migrants who are "looking for work" but cant find any.

I like the HD telly, but 3D at the cinema gave me a headache, so thats as far as I will go. The 4D or is it 4G?look good in the shop, but expensive and no one is broadcasting in it, and you would need new DVD player etc.

We bought the last two tellys from John Lewis, excellent service.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 21:52

I put mine in roottrainers. I didnt like the way the loo rolls went mouldy.

Scarifying: what is it?

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 20:27

I have one(qualcast not lidl). It pulls out a lot of moss , and because there is a terrific amount at the moment, it would leave it bare. The birds are taking it for nests at the moment.

Trellis - neighbour says no!

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 20:24

They've got a bit of a nerve if the concrete from the foundations is on your side, and stopping you from putting posts in.

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 20:20

Sweet peas sown. Winston Churchill is in a tray with Miss Wilmott. Sue Pollard in with pandemonium. All the blues together.

Then I pricked out 80 or so aquilegias. My trilliums are coming up. The banana seems to have survived Ok, its sending up a new leaf.

thining swiss chard seedlings

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 20:55

Let them grow into larger plants, after they are planted out at 6 inches apart,you will be able to harvest the outer leaves on a cut and come again basis.

Sweet pea failure

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 20:22

Flumpy, they will be too warm,get them out of the house, maybe in  home made cold frame, a large polystyrene box with a sheet of polythene or glass over.

Very large buddleia - can I prune it right back?

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 11:46

I have cut very large buddlejas to six inches. New growth then came from ground level. If you want to be sure, take a cutting off of new growth now. Its the wrong time of year if you read the textbooks, but it has worked for me in the past.

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