fidgetbones


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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 08:55

I know the nutters always claim that their God is on their side. I was reminded of this while perusing an auction site. A german WW2 belt buckle with (God is with us in german) on it. The men fighting the Germans also thought  that God was on their side. All Abrahamic faiths have a common starting point in a translation of the Old Testament.  Thou shalt not kill.


I had an argument with a catholic priest who was bought in in an attempt to convert me when I married my first husband. The Irish troubles were at the height. My brother in law was a catholic british soldier, who dared not visit family in Northern Ireland because it would make them a target.His mother sat glued to the news every night, hoping it was not a member of her family being blown up.One mans freedom fighter is another mans terrorist.Protestants versus Catholics. All supposedly Christian. Thou shalt not kill.


As  I said to the priest. If that is religion , you can stuff it.


A sad day for all peace loving people.

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 06:50

I caught the news just before midnight last night. I hardly slept.  It got worse, the figures came in, another gunman on the run, hostages in hotels. It seems total chaos.


All in the name of religion.  

Help

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 23:37

Look up coral spot on trees on the RHS website, and see if the picture there matches your red spots.

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 17:06

I've just picked 160 stems of sweet peas. Just waiting for them to be collected.


I've got raspberries to pick as well, but I daren't disappear back up the garden or I won't hear the knock on the front door.


I've been chopping down and shredding all day. I'm ready for a bath. I think it will be fish and chips for tea tonight.

Tree ID

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 10:47

Ist one is the silk tree  Albizia julibrissin


2nd one is Magnolia grandiflora

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 07:43

Blue skies out there.


It looks like a good weekend for the wedding. I am picking the sweet peas for the arrangements tonight.


Still, lots of weeds to pull out, up and at em.


Have a good day everyone. 

Websites/Message Boards You Visit When It's Too Wet For Gardening

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 07:40

Plant porn sites compiling wish lists...


Crug farm


Claire Austin


Chiltern seeds


Plants of distinction


David Austin roses


Kelways peonies


Ashwood nurseries


Sometimes I just Google a particular plant and see what it throws up.

Solid Wood Furniture For Sale Devon

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 07:29

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Starting a new bed

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 23:12

If you get a dry non windy day, I would spray the lot with glyphosate, so that you can then fork it over during Autumn, and you will have a clean start next year. Ground elder may need two treatments, four weeks apart to get the stragglers.

What's Your Most Self-Indulgent Unnecessary "Toy?"

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 21:00

Plant pauper...Tangle teezer.


Me, very fine hair like a babies. It got stronger when I got hormones, then went fine again. If I cut it short it would probably stand on end.  It won't take a perm, struggles with colour ,and I never go near a hair dryer.  Basically is as straight as pump water. Hair spray makes my scalp itch. On a plane in a dry atmosphere it will stand on end with static. A pure bristle hair brush is a necessity.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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