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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 17:17

I hate the new format - with a vengeance! If this is progress......................

An improvement?

Posted: Yesterday at 13:06

Is this new site design supposed to be an improvement? I hate it. I much preferred the old design where you could see a lot of threads at the one time instead of now where you can only see 2 or three threads per screen. It is making me reconsider whether I can be bothered with the forum now.

Temporary gap-fillers

Posted: Yesterday at 12:58
Lyn says:

Wallflowers..... depends on your soil though, they hate acid soil, I have to water mine with lime. Forgot this year and they are a pretty sorry show! 

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 How about some pansies? Cheap and cheerful!

Grass on the drive

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 21:09

If you cannot use the edger to cut off the surplus grass I would just leave it for now until you can, Putting weedkiller down to kill the surplus will leave a very ugly brown fringe round your lawn if you cannot lift it. Live with it I think is the answer unless you can get someone to help.

flowers that dont need direct sunlight

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 20:03

Fibrous rooted begonias would do as well but very much 'I like them/hate them' plant.

One plant border - ideas please

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 19:59

Dwarf box hedge - will always look neat and tidy. Not floriferous though.

lead label punch

Posted: 18/04/2016 at 20:20

Dymo tape? and some nice labels from



Old fashioned plants

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 22:54

And back in the 70s every house had at least 1 spider plant, 1 cheese plant and a wandering sailor, some if not all in macramé pot holders!

Skimmia problem

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 15:54

They are each boy/girl ie hermaphrodites so you only need one for it to berry.

Skimmia problem

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 14:48

Reevesiana does not need another to make berries or flowers. It should be fine. I think you just need a bit of patience!

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Old fashioned plants

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How do they do it - slugs?

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Good 'do-ers'

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No excuse

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Autumn lawn maintenance visit

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Petrol lawnmower for girlie

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No such thing as a bargain!

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