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Fork Handles

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 09:14

Good morning everyone.

Overcast here today, but mild enough to get out and do some of the jobs that really need doing. Repotting lilies, if they have survived the winter, and general tidy up etc.

Goldi, how do you make a sourdough starter, is it easy?

Your neighbouring allotment looks amazing, he must spend hours doing it, but a bit OTT.

Have a good day folks.

ChrisX

Fork Handles

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 09:41

Morning Jean.

just wondered if you got your Taccas. I haven't been around much lately so might have missed your post.

ChrisX

Fork Handles

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 09:39

Good Morning All, Happy Easter.

Have altered all the clocks and now just hope that it signals a change in the weather We put old perspex roofing sheets over some of the veg garden yesterday to try to warm up the soil.

It's a nice morning here, bright sunshine, looks cold outside and there is ice on the pond.

Have a good day whatever you get up to, don't eat too many Easter Eggs if there is such a thing

ChrisX

Fork Handles

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 08:28

Good Morning Folks.


Bright and sunny here today, just a light sprinkling of snow overnight so no doubt chilly outside, haven't ventured out yet.

I fancied making some hot cross buns, but that's as far as I got thinking about it. so good on yer Flo.

Busy day today, what's new, coffee morning at Mums res home, then prep for family descending on us for lunch tomorrow, be nice to see them though.

Happy Easter everyone.

ChrisX

FORKERS

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 09:08

Morning everyone. I have been away for a few days and was wondering what had happened to the text, now I know, thanks. Extremely cold this morning, when will it warm up

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/03/2013 at 17:11

I'm waving the flag for England, fantastic atmosphere, hope it's a good match for both sides.

Got my taccas and gloriosa lily potted up and installed in conservatory, just keeping fingers crossed now, never grown taccas before. Now need some warmer weather.

I have bought from Unwins sime time ago and I  think they were ok, must have been or I would remember otherwise. You don't forget poor plants.

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/03/2013 at 15:02

Hi Jean.

I'm sure yours will arrive next week, Tracey was in the dispatch area when I spoke to her this lunch time, so I think she is working flat out to get orders out to everyone. Everything was sooooo well packed, hope you are happy with yours when they arrive. Going out shortly to plant up, with some trepidation, just hope I do it right, seems a bit of a faff. She also assured me she would replace if they don't grow.

I've just bee out to wash a couple of terracotta pots and it is still cold.

Hope you enjoy the opera Lizzie. We have seen a few live performances streamed to the cinema from Royal Opera House, both ballet and opera, all been excellent.

Well done Geoff, hope you manage to sell the rest. Going to Bury St Edmund's tomorrow to pick up my bargain.

 

 

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/03/2013 at 12:58

Hi folks.

Postman delivered my bulbs I ordered from Anglia Bulb company, very exciting as I have ordered some things I have never grown before.

Jean, Have yours arrived?. Rang them to say I didn't have any instructions for the Taccas, spoke to Tracey, she told me they were waiting for the instruction sheet to arrive and would forward it to me later, but gave full planting instructions, looks like we are in for a bit of a challange

Sounds like the party went with a swing, sorry I had to leave early

Those plants look good Dean, looks like it will keep you out of trouble potting that lot up.

Enjoy your day. Out tonight to a friends house for a meal and catch up.

Cheers.

ChrisX

 

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 17:39

Is there anything to eat at this party? if not I'll go and get tea ready. Nothing to wear, so will just come as I am.

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 17:35

Cor Geoff, like the smouldering look don't know about nail varnish though

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