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Fork Handles

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 14:42

you can get pink and white sugar mice from my local GC Georg.

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:58

Geoff 

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:37

Tiara and christmas tree chocs

Morning Becks hope you are both continuing to improve.

I am gradually going to lose the elf persona, keep wondering who it is on the posts

I thought it was going to be Christmas smilies today, or have I got the day wrong??

christmas tree

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:32

Where we used to live - Cannock Chase - there is a Santa. The present for seeing Santa was a very small pine tree. The children thought it was lovely and was carefully planted in the front garden so that when it grew it would be easy to put lights on. The grass grew very long that year and OH did the first mow of spring forgot about the tree and ..... well.....you can guess the rest

planting potatoes

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:27

I use potato bags. I fill them about third full of compost, lay 3 seed potatoes down. Add another third and put in 2 more then fill right up to top of bag with compost. When the first leaves appear, the compost will have settled so I top up right to the top again.

I have had great success this way. Tried for Christmas potatoes and have 2 bags full  of new potatoes waiting to be harvested for Christmas dinner.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:23

 We had very heavy rain hammering on the windows over night, now it is lighter but still rain.

Driving through floods yesterday , the fields are just not draining of water, the floods had ice on them. Warmer today though, but windy.

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:19

I have just entered competition and am not a fan of MD, which suggests I will probably win one of his books 

 

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:44

Morning All

Sorry David changed again 

Just been swimming and then we went to a blind place and chose some fabric, coming to measure on Monday, may have it soon. And not as much as we thought so that's a relief to. May have a nights sleep before Christmas 

Choc of the day - a banana!

Windy but dry after heavy rain last night

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 22:51

Yep. You're right there.Glyn

Goodnight all

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 22:31

Will ahve to see what OH thinks about that - he knows more (well thinks he does)

Dreading going to bed tonight - every night for last 2 weeks dog gets me up yapping and barking yet there is nothing there, not sure why. sometimes I don't even get into bed befor he starts OH getting very uppety and i am just tired. Not like a child where you can cuddle them and hush them and take them to bed. It may be something to do with the security light that is at back of building behind us, but it's not a bright one. We have purpoesly not gone for a window covering at the large window because the view is good day or night but today thinking we may have to get a blind, which will have to be made for window - not off the shelf. (sigh)

Discussions started by Matty2

Verbena bonariensis

ways to propagate 
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Thinking of growing a Cob Nut tree

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Grasses

Which ones to chop? 
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White fly in compost

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Apple blossom

Apple tree in blossom now! 
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compost use

Can I re-use my potsto compost 
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Autumn raspberries

moving them 
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Lasagne bulb planting

Which bulbs 
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Penstemon- but which variety

Beautiful flower but .... 
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What is this?

I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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Jewell garden - suggestions

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Jewell garden - suggestions

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Dierama

What to do to encourage growth 
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David Austin Roses

Special offer 
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