Matty2


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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 13:55

Brrrrrrr. Just raked up a few more leaves. OH has been mowing piles I make but thse were only small leavesand not as tough as oak so scooped them up and put them in bin. They are damp and that is good I think.

New at all this compost stuff. I ordered a compost bin - from the offer - but when it came was too small so am using it for the leaves, Thing is nearly full and oak has only just started shaking off the leaves, Hoping with wet/damp they will settle down. Leaving the lid off.

I get upset when going thru mother stuff. i agree I thunk it is far worse as she is still here. Although she has no use or need of it.

Nosey now - what firework accident?

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 12:15

Still pleased I don't drink Coke. Son does so usually remnants of bottle around for more useful uses.

Think you are all heading in right direction Jo

I see snow in west country. Not this far north though.

Eldest son has told us not to buy baby any Christmas pressies as thye have already been given so much stuff. (sigh) Did so want to visit a toy shop!

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 11:54

Just spent half an hour on Skype watching granddaughter. She's getting podgy but at least she was awake. Quite funny Oscar dog barked, their dog barked back - like a conversation.

Thing id Jo when youare planning to move you have to be really ruthless, take a deep breath and get rid of stuff. Sounds as though you have made a good start - it may take some months -our clearing out did. Then Mum moved in and we are now ful of all her unsorted stuff. Parents!!!!

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 11:07
sotongeoff wrote (see)

Have been up since before7-got woken up with heavy pain-big puddle to wade through by the back door

Coke is renowned toilet cleaner as well-got that tip from Kim and Aggie

Glyn is so tired- she is hallucinating and spotting the sights of T

Morning all other forkers

I got the coke tip from them as well along with lemon bits in boiling water to clean microwave.

Great excitement neighbour 2 doors away just come - street bonfire etc tomorrow night. - nothing like long term planning. We have wood no good for wood burner, he has cardboard from new kitchen. We will use the green. 

Back leater going to Skypw

What's for tea?

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 10:53

Tonight salmon and cauliflower cheese - OH will have saute potatoes -hope ther'e's carrots. After will be rest of Tarte Tatin from yesterday

Maybe a glass rose wine - have to see - long way off this evening

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 10:45

You can put compost in but I would put a layer of garden soil or garden compost on base with a few worms thrown in before you add stuff to decompose. but I'm just learning as well, there is a thread calle d 'what to put in compost' that may be useful

Herre we have rain, struggling to clear up =can see top of hills. Greenhouse trmp was minimum 0.5 so I guess it was about -2 outside overnight.

christmas is coming!

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 10:33

Christopher Lloyd booksn

One of those compost seive things from the compost thread. Extra raised bed fo more veggies

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Posted: 04/11/2012 at 10:17

Morning all. 

Boring on wedding front I'm afraid.

I discovered Princess irene tulip last year and planted the, in my jewll bed with Queen of the Night. Didn't like QoN.This year I have seen one called Gavotta, so have planted it in pots.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/15483.jpg?width=400&height=350&mode=max

 The idea was to make them look like jewells popping up. The bed now needs a lot of work after a successful summer as the grass seems to like damp! It has taken over.

I have Gardeners News sometimes, let us know when you are in and I'll get a copy to read with interest.

Old coca cola (dregs od bottle) also works on very burnt saucepans - Pour it ib, boil it up and the carbon flakes off. Don't think I wouls use it in nn-stick though - too corrosive.

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Posted: 03/11/2012 at 21:20

put boiling water in pan and boiled it again. All gone

Enjoyed strictly now Montalbano

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Posted: 03/11/2012 at 17:52

Tarte Tatin anyone??

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/15476.jpg?width=274&height=350&mode=max

 Still have to make the syrup

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