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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: Today at 10:48

there addiction lies runny. 

Dahlias in Devon - in the ground or not?

Posted: Today at 10:47

thankthecat. I collected the seed on a mountainside in Tamil Nadu in Southern India.

Check me out!!!!!

Dahlias in Devon - in the ground or not?

Posted: Today at 09:34

2 days after digging mine up 2 years ago , the holes I'd left behind had filled with water.

I'm tempted to leave one my Imperialis in the ground as the tubers are almost 1m across and the plants are over 2m tall.

Any one Any Painfull Gardening Memories

Posted: Today at 09:32

I once snipped the fleshy bit of the tip of my thumb off with a petrol hedgetrimmer. ( wear gloves folk )

I had to be taken to the military hospital in Aldershot.  Felt such a wimp saying " I've cut my finger"

how can I get rid of an unwanted yucca

Posted: Today at 09:16

tee hee Brickman. 

 I only found out about the whole Pampas grass  thing , on this forum, fairly recently. 

I'm such an innocent young thing.

Dahlias in Devon - in the ground or not?

Posted: Today at 09:13

I'm in Devon to and I lift mine. Not because of cold,but the rain. 

I'm on heavy clay soil and it can become waterlogged, instant death by mush to dahlias. If you have sandy, free draining soil, you should, I repeat " should" be ok. I  used to leave mine in the ground when I lived in Hampshire, but I'd not dare here.

Grow for Great Britain

Posted: Today at 09:05

I'm a bit in two minds about " air miles" 

For years we told " developing countries" to invest and " trade out of poverty" Now we're turning our back on them when they've done just that.

Not sure.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: Today at 09:03

Morning all. 

Woodchippings promised for this morning so more dumpy sacks to fill. I hope the drive belt comes for the mower so I can rope Hubby into leaf clearance assistance tomorrow.

No frost forecast here for the next 20 days ( according to Weather Channel ) so hopefully we'll be on top of everything before we head off to Cape Verde.

Nice to have 2 days off. Must knock this overtime melarky on the head.

how can I get rid of an unwanted yucca

Posted: Yesterday at 17:36

if pampas grass in the middle of the lawn meant, well, what it's said to have meant, I can't begin to think what signals were intended by a yukka.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 13:34

Home from the coal face.

Much excitement this morning ( well a little bit ) when I drove past the famous Jamaica Inn, so that's the highlight of my day so far. 

Hubby in Devon on his way home . I've just had some chilli and tomato soup. Perfect on a day like this.

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