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Latest posts by Matty2

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 13:24

OH just bought me a big bunch of grapes as a treat

Oh dear Now east coast USA has snow

The Canny Gardener

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 11:59

Tried link from Mr Milne and got web site does not exist. Entered thru Georg link. Quick look but I don't think i'll use them. For 'Plants for Shade' just had Streptocarpus.

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 11:22

Thanks Jo. All those thoughts had happened. Spare is one of these things that isn't quite a spare. Am having tyre replaced, but did think front 2, but pennies are tight as well!. Will keepcareful eye on them all.

My sweet peas have germinated, noticed to day - quite pleased as saved seed from a lovely deep purple one that grew. I know may not come true but try anything once.

I also saved some seeds from some basket sweet peas.No sign of germination ther. If any don't come have some freebie packets to sow in spring

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 11:02

Garage just phoned. We have a 2 year old car, just about 12000 on the clock yet they say one of front tyre treads is very low and tyre needs replacing. Seems odd but we now nothing about cars. He said something must cause the excessive wear on that side! OH says it's me Ha Ha. Any one out there know what could cause the wear?

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 10:24

Rhubarb just arrived I guess needs to be planted immediately. One root is a lot bigger than other and splitting the pack with a neighbour - we are all making new gardens here - now do I give her the big one or the smaller one?? Hope it will be ok in garage till tomorrow when I should be allowed out.

i keep thinking i got my begonias in far too early, will leave them out till October next year

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 10:03


Cloudy but mild. Cold wind from yesterday has dropped and greenhouse temp is up a few degrees

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 09:52

Bjay present.

What a laugh last night

I hope you all have proper clothes on now and your bazooka's are safely away

Last day of confinement today - Hooray, but wondering if I should go swiming tomorrow.

Hoping being frost free will get my greenhouse carrots growing, They have 6 more weeks to reach edilble size. About 1 inch tall at moment!!

Car been collected for service so OH can only walk, still good selection of local shops round the corner.


Fork Handles

Posted: 07/11/2012 at 19:10

Poor Kate. Let's hope she calls in every now and again

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/11/2012 at 19:08

Tangents are fine. They make me laugh especially need them as imprisoned in house, 

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/11/2012 at 18:34

It's the common thread that keeps all the conversations from not totally going off at a tangent. well may be wrong

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moving them 
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Beautiful flower but .... 
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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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