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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 08:57

Good morning all 

I no longer need to fast for blood tests , the Nurse said it was new NHS guidelines 

A nice winters day , doing house work this morning , hoping to get into garden this afternoon 

Just weighed self , only put 1 pound on over Christmas & New Year , soon work that off with allotment digging 

Have a good day everybody 

Figs galore

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 08:49

Dovefromabove, thanks for advise but already do all that 

Pruned and fleeced for the winter 

Being to think we just don't get good enough summers 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 08:45

Cold but sunny , only a light frost - Lincoln 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 08:44

Gardengirl, o/h came down with cold , so going into Lincoln and Wilko tomorrow instead 

Had car serviced yesterday morning on way back picked up some post concrete and posts to do repairs on allotment fence , possibly Sunday 

I use bits of old roofing felt for cabbage collars 

Using my Christmas paraffin g/h for the first time last night , worked well 

Have a good day 

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 08:35

Good morning all

Only a light frost , better than forecast , used g/h heater for first time last night , pleased

Marion , pleased electrics ok , you seem to have a lot of work on the terraces , take care 

Love the new boots Flumpy  Should go well with new hat 

Hoping to get in garden this afternoon 

Have a good day everybody 

Figs galore

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 10:32

Hello any advise on how to get figs to ripen

At the end of last year I took off 193 unripen figs , see picture of tree 

It is south facing and against a water cube , the only thing I can think is to put a reflector that you put into the front window of a car , to reflect sun back on to plant 

Greenhouse thingy

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 10:26

Had a greenhouse Parkin heater for Christmas , any tips on using it ?

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 10:23

Hello , sunny , dry , mild , no frost - Lincoln 

Gardening by the Moon

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 09:39

Hello , o/h is the one that does the cooking , however , I usually do breakfasts and I am very good at salads both fruit & greens 

O/H tends to roast artichokes , has done soup , doesn't add milk and puts in ginger , she will have a go at your recipe 

Weather very strange ,  mild today , Tommrow heavy frost due 

Had a greenhose parafin heater for Christmas, put it together yesterday will put it on tonight 

Are you writing you bk in French or English or both , just being nosey ?

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 09:23

Lovely roses Pat

BL , I do like Hyathins  but o/h can't stand the perfume so don't grow them in doors 

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