Latest posts by Girasole

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 16:27

Oh life seems very busy and I suppose I am not concentrating properly on where I put my messages, Had a slap on the wrists from Frank as well today so am a bit hesitant about posting anywhere!


Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 16:25

Just been onto the Lavendar World site

and they have a very good selection of vegetable and flower seeds and as Caz says no postage in the UK. Must try and remember them for next year but this year I need to use up the seeds I already have!



Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 16:00

Hello....been doing a catch-up and just hope I am on the right thread this time .

Very sad news about your aunt, Pam. Remember the happy times.

Loved the bit about the orgasmic bread. My late mum insisted to a bus driver years ago  that the name of the house she was looking for was called 'Cocktails' and in fact it was called 'Small Drinks'! It involved the whole of the country bus discussing it and as a child I quietly died with embarassment.

Bought my earlies today and keep intending to get down to working out my seed planting timing as well. It is so cold here that I really cannot believe the seeds would mind being delayed a but more!

Take care far no snow here but I believe it is on its way...grrrr



Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 08:51

Well done, Mary Beard . As an oldie myself and from Cambridge to boot I think she has huge personality and is obviously extremely intelligent. The sad piece in the article is she says that if this had happened 30 years ago she would have hidden in a cupboard and cried. Is it age that has made her stronger or that finally women feel stronger in themselves? Discuss....



What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 08:09

Morning Forkers

Sorry to hear about the snow far quite a nice day here in Cambridge 

Enjoy your day whatever you are doing


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 12/02/2013 at 06:25

Frank, many thanks for that and I am so sorry that you are laid up - take care of yourself, please.

Shall give the message thingy a try perhaps later today as have quite a busy one ahead hence the very early start 


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 19:30

Thanks Busy-Lizzie.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 17:16

We shall get an answer when he has finished dancing around the room perhaps

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 16:29

Palaisglide/Frank where is this message page?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 12:40

Highland Jeannie and Palaisglide (as in ballroom dancing?), my birth mother was  an RAF Nursing Sister in Palestine and Aden and apparently after a while because it was so hot had to have leave every now and then. Am I right about this?



Discussions started by Girasole

House plant

Oxalis Triangularis 
Replies: 2    Views: 832
Last Post: 24/11/2014 at 15:24

Flower seeds

Forget me not (mixed) 
Replies: 3    Views: 735
Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 07:13

Vegetable seeds

Leek and Parsnip seeds 
Replies: 13    Views: 896
Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:25


Replies: 2    Views: 1048
Last Post: 22/08/2013 at 08:28

Best type of bird feeder for a city garden?

Replies: 6    Views: 2106
Last Post: 23/07/2013 at 14:32

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Replies: 52    Views: 5074
Last Post: 28/01/2013 at 20:05

Late planting your garlic?

Replies: 4    Views: 1829
Last Post: 09/01/2013 at 17:34

Very overgrown blackberry

Replies: 4    Views: 1941
Last Post: 05/09/2012 at 18:24

Composter advice

Replies: 3    Views: 1262
Last Post: 05/09/2012 at 07:27

Maggots in plums

Replies: 1    Views: 1937
Last Post: 06/09/2012 at 19:55

Maggots in plums

Replies: 2    Views: 1649
Last Post: 02/09/2012 at 17:36
11 threads returned