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Green houses

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:06


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Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:06

Inspected garden, put the acer straight, thank goodness the pot it was in is in one piece and no other eal damage, All plants shrubs where they should be, one rose is a bit wobbly but it was blown down in a previous storm and still has  support system in place from then

Lovely day

I see Geoff is out and about on the forum

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:02

After rain-soaked, windy 3 days today is lovely and sunny

. Just put washing out

Had another 16mm of rain yesterday ie 52mm since Tuesday!!!!

What's for tea?

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 12:35

Artjak - I planted autumn raspberry 'Polka' in the summer and did not expect any fruit. I do not get vast quantities, but about a handful - 10-12 at a time. I am surprised as anyone else especially as they are still producing a few.

Supposed to cut them down, I think, but really want to see how long they produce for.

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Posted: 23/11/2012 at 12:28

Course I am. and OH is most of time

I f I was drunk I wouldn't have been able to lose all this weight. Talking of drink, I've just seen on another thread that you can put stale beer/lager onto compost. Sometimes have half drunk can - left by son- so may give it a go.

Any way it's my lovely acer. Just going out to investigate.

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Posted: 23/11/2012 at 12:18

Morning All

Late signiing in - swimming morning.

Damage report - we have a large drum BarBQ which is kept in corner of patio, more like a 3-sided courtyard, well sheltered and covered. Too big for inside storage Somehow the wind must have blown under the cover and blown it across patio only knocking over one pot,and my acer pot looks a bit drunk! When OH went out the BarBQ had also been spun around. Pot is uprighted, drunken acer will soon be straightened and Bar B Q is in the sun drying out.

Thank goodness nothiing else as far as I can see. Will walk round and inspect later.

I think I'd be in panic mode if a tree like Gary's came down, still robins are always around to find out what's happening.

What's for tea?

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 21:26

Chicken breast roasted with bacon wrapped  around it, potatoes, broccoli, dwarf beans (plain and simple). Jelly with fresh satsuma and raspberries i picked this morning, couldn't believe it when I noticed a few raspberries hanging there this morning so nipped out and picked them

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 20:49

Bjay disease!!!!! Indeed

I'm hoping the rumble was just a pot blowing over. I have a fair few

Wonder what Christmas Smileys will be like Having just looked at the 3 little French boys.!

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 20:03


had trouble getting on site again so if I disappear it's nothing personal!!

Cannot enter previous page to see what you have all been up to.

Just spoke to daughter who has had trouble getting home from work road closures because of floods. we were wonderng about her. Took her 1hr 30mins for a 20min journey. Still just glad she's home now.

Something went a rumble outside earlier, will check in morning. 

Hi Dean, Night Dean

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 17:25

The Apprentice. Haven't watched last weeks yet. Could have done that last night. Bother!

Son says he's heard some telephone poles have come down nearby. 

Perhaps the winds will blow away the leaves to another garden so I don't have to rake them

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