Latest posts by fidgetbones


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 21:00

Xxx good luck for tomorrow, mr chicky.



Posted: 28/10/2015 at 19:33

I've got an Astra twintop. The hard top folds into the boot. Also got hot bots (heated seats) for Winter. The hot bots get more use than the top down.


Posted: 27/10/2015 at 06:12

Can I have one too. East Midlands airport has been sending planes in my direction for the last couple of hours. Then I dozed off and dreamed one had crash landed in the back garden.

rainbow roses

Posted: 26/10/2015 at 11:52

I think it would have been Rose of the year at Hampton court flower show if it was real.


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 11:35

The fairy man has installed some new dandelions at Trentham gardens. As its sunny we're off to photograph them. See you later, folks.

rainbow roses

Posted: 26/10/2015 at 11:33

I think the one on the link you gave, nut is photoshopped to get the individual petals like that. It aint gonna happen folks, its about as real as the millions in your name in a nigerian bank account.

How many people can identify Japanese Knotweed

Posted: 26/10/2015 at 09:43

I once had the council serve me an emergency tree preservation order on an old decrepit pear tree. They were holding work up, so I got their surveyer out. He said it was a walnut tree. No its not, I said. The walnut tree is a sapling over there on the boundary. How do you know its a pear tree, says the surveyor.  Errm, it has pears on every summer. Cue chainsaw. I now have a nice wooden bowl carved from the pear wood trunk.

You'd think that they would put someone with some knowledge in these jobs, wouldn't you.

rainbow roses

Posted: 26/10/2015 at 09:34

Did you buy the bouquet like that?

I can only think they split the stem and stand them in different colour inks. The blue  and orange crysanths currently in bouquets are dyed like that.


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 09:30

The nuts hide among the contorted ends. The squirrels find them before I do, while they are still green.


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 09:28

I put a lot of tender potted plants under cover a fortnight ago, but the rest of the garden is still going. Spring flowerers like Geranium palmatum, blue Centaurea montana, and primroses are flowering ,along with dahlias, Verbena bonariensis, cosmos and the salvias still flowering well. Yesterday, I picked a handful of polka raspberries, a huge bunch of gladioli for the house. These gladioli were bulbs I planted the first week of June.

Sunny  here,  I will try and get the last of the Apples in.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Hello Forkers December

A friendly place to chat about anything. 
Replies: 1375    Views: 40777
Last Post: 01/01/2017 at 07:39

Plant of the year

what has been your plant of the year? 
Replies: 24    Views: 1584
Last Post: 03/11/2016 at 20:36

insects on ivy

Replies: 9    Views: 458
Last Post: 24/09/2016 at 10:05

tonights beechgrove, red hot pokers.

Replies: 8    Views: 507
Last Post: 24/09/2016 at 10:14

Ghost orchid

Replies: 1    Views: 352
Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 21:02

Manganese in Epsom salts?

Replies: 2    Views: 505
Last Post: 11/08/2016 at 12:55

Do you remember?

Replies: 20    Views: 886
Last Post: 27/07/2016 at 09:28

plant identification

Replies: 2    Views: 344
Last Post: 15/06/2016 at 19:12

Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
Replies: 61    Views: 5770
Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 12:06

New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
Replies: 33    Views: 1242
Last Post: 05/05/2016 at 20:47

The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
Replies: 60    Views: 6299
Last Post: 11/01/2017 at 10:30

Special offers

time limited special offers 
Replies: 3    Views: 770
Last Post: 12/05/2016 at 18:40

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 
Replies: 69    Views: 3980
Last Post: 02/02/2016 at 22:14

wedding music

any non religious ideas 
Replies: 53    Views: 3160
Last Post: 01/10/2015 at 17:37

Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
Replies: 18    Views: 2253
Last Post: 23/09/2015 at 20:15
1 to 15 of 53 threads