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Latest posts by Lyn

Kindle e readers

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 01:51

I have Galaxy tab 2 android.

I love it for the Kindle as I can read in bed with the paper set on black and the print in white, turned down, that way I can read all night without disturbing OH.

As for using the internet, its ok, I wouldnt buy another one, I would go for an ipad. This Galaxy is useless for this GW site. I cannot see what I am typing and the only way is to submit the post then quickly click edit, then you can see whats been written. Also you cannot get pm's on it, so still need laptop or phone with minute print.

Overwintering pelargoniums-how often to water?

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 01:42

Its Butterfly who has the 9ft pelargonium not Verdun.

I'd like to see that.

Mine are in the conservatory and some more hardy ones in a cold greenhouse. I do the pick up the pot test, if its light, water it.

I am still taking cuttings, I am an anytime gardener, if I need to do it, I do it. It usually works, same with the fuchsias, still popping bits in pots of water on the window sill.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 01:28

Thanks Gran.

You are right about the photo's, I have photos of my parents from when they were about two years old. That would be from the 1920's.

I always feel terrible sad when I hear of peoples houses burning down, losing photos and precious documents. We have so much of that sort of stuff, I would be devastated if anything happened to it.

I think I must look for a fireproof box.

I always say that in the case of a fire, photos and cd's come first.

Memories of Yesteryear.

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 01:04

Well!as excuses go its bad enough to be believed.

I suffer from osteoarthritis of the spine, I take 4 very strong painkillers also paracetamol and codeine, I couldnt write posts like that if I tried!

Christmas of yesteryear

Posted: 11/12/2014 at 00:57

I was born in January, I love life whatever the month.

Its what this country does, have seasons. I suppose when you start to get old you are grateful for any months.


Posted: 10/12/2014 at 18:24

Runnybeak, maybe a plane breaking the sound barrier,  every night we used to hear Concorde, at 9.30 pm. That was always two muffled bangs and the dog never got used to it.

Its been very cold and windy here, but OH has managed to get out working all day, better down in Cornwall.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 10/12/2014 at 18:13

We all know the old saying...

Wheres theres a will,,,

theres a dutiful daughter.

Just a joke, I would rather not get my inheritance and have my folks with me forever.

broad beans sown in autumn

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 18:45

No it dont help a bit Ed. 

What are good quality tools for beginners

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 13:23

Its always felco because that is whats been mentioned, no other reason. 

If you load Adblocplus you wont get any ads at all.

broad beans sown in autumn

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 13:13

Maybe its an altitude thing then, because I picked them all around the end of May, the winter ones just sat there and by April you couldnt tell the difference. They reckon for every 100mtrs above sea level, you can deduct 1deg c, thats 3 for me.

The winter sown and planted Spring greens did very well, I have been picking since about March. Not so with the broad beans.

My dad, who has gardened here since 1986 said they wouldnt do well, but I needed to try for myself.!

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