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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 01/10/2012 at 13:42

wet and misserable and dark.. has cleared up slightly since lunch time but still dark and breezy.

Weeds from next door

Posted: 01/10/2012 at 13:41

@clairecat.. i appreciate your problem i hve it coming from both sides.. neither neighbour likes gardening (makes me wonder why they bought houses with lots of land attached in the first place) i have just learnt ot live with it and weed it all out.. the slates down in the ground to work on the bine weed etc.. it stops it traveling as they cant get through, i also suffer ground elder.. it works for that too. but there is little we can do about it really.. i have given up asking mine to cut back the brambles and shrubs.. so i just do it my self and put it back on their side.. as i have to

i have also bee told to brush spirit vinegar or wite spirit on teh leaves and that will kill it.. i am going to attempt this once the rain stops for a few days.. will let ya know if it works.

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Posted: 30/09/2012 at 19:10

sorry to everyone for takin it off topic also.. but thought it be good to share some tips.. eat lots of fresh fruit.. peaches, apples, bananas.. nothing else. and loads of veg..

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Posted: 30/09/2012 at 19:09

sorry should be epsom salts bath.. sorry tired writing this today.. and it tastes of lemsip wihtout the lemon.. and the taste is worth the reward.. do it 3 times a day.. and get the book.

been trying to get car back on road.. turned over and a blue white smoke came out of the back and filled the compartment too.. the previous owner had added double the amount of oil in it so have to burn it off now.. and it stinks

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Posted: 30/09/2012 at 19:04

Maud.. it is working you have to mix 1 teaspoon of clear honey dissovoled in hot water then add 1 desert spoon of cider vinegar and stir.. it tasts like hot lemsip with the the lemon.. keep off citrus fruits/foods and foods with critic acid in. and dairy products they aggrevate it.. eat chicken, turkey all fish and shell fish and lamb or veal only.. no other red meats or old meat..stay away from tomotoes at all times. and sugar it all acid that builds up and makes it worse.. use wholemeal flour and bread and i use "pure" butters they are good and skimmed milk or oat milk.. lovely with porridge.. which is also very good.

i take cod livery oil and omega 3. and vitamin c as not citrus allowed..

the book i got told about by my specialist is called "treating arthritis the drug free way" by Margaret Hills.. new edition out august htis year. she suffered and was near crippled by 36 years old and told never dance or cycle again.. she did this progarmme inthe books for 12 motnhs and has not looked back has some meal menus in there.. must take calcium supplement to replace lack of dairy. arthritis is caused by diet.. to much acid in the body.. so have to remove it..

do epsom slat baths or soaks.. these are very good.. do my hands in in for 15 mins in as hot as you can stand water and one cupful of the salts.. stretch and nbend the fingers etc for 15 mins.. then wrap in warm towel for 5 mins. do same for feet.. the bath is for whole body one bath hot water and 4 cupfuls of epsom salts.. for 20 mins.. get into a warm bed do not get cold.. do this 3 tims  a week.. it is so good..

at first i thought so much hard work.. but it is sooo worht it to be in less pain..

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 30/09/2012 at 18:53

dry and very windy today.. lost the duvet cover over the shed roof this morning.. after pegging it out it was that windy. cold even in the sun today.

Spammers are back :- (

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 12:46

i have not seen any spammers.. can you all tell me where they posting so i know hat to look out for and avoid please.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 12:45

yesterday was gorgeous got out and did some moving of plants and cutting back.. today has been heavey showers and sun with strong wind.. not managed to get out today but hopefully tomorrow is supposed to be good so out i will be.

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Posted: 28/09/2012 at 12:43

@sotongeoff.. many thanks for the info.. i will know how to amend if i suddenly see it did it wrong.

i agree with you maud.. i love reading it too and everyone is welcome.. whether beginner or fully experienced poster.. it is good to hear others views and see others gardens (thats my fav bit)  i have learnt lost os little things since being on here and it is great to share what little i have with others..

like for instance i am doing this new diet for my rhuematiod arthritis.. cyder vinegar and honey wiht cup hot water 3 times a day and it is working i can move fingers much easier than i ever have in the last few years.. no red meat except lamb (yum) and loss of fish and no dairy.. it is working and i have lost 1/2 stone since  starting last week.

What's the strangest thing you have ever grown in a pot?

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 09:59

sorry strangest looking plant i have in a pot is a spindle tree plant.. the dees pods are fantastic.

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