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Posted: 25/10/2012 at 11:04

Oscar (dog) is great at squirrel chasing and we have to find ways of talking about them without saying word. Even in evening if word squirrel is said he goes frantic. Hasn't caught one but did get a tail tip once.

Always wonder what he would do (or me) if he got one

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/10/2012 at 10:30

Still no view of the hills. Had a fleeting glimpse of the lower half of them yesterday afternoon, but comletelt dissalleared again and still not there. Damp, dank, etc

I to love crisp autumn mornings when it's not too cold, the sun is bright and, old as I am, I can crunch the leaves under my feet. Perhaps Saturday huuh!!! 

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Posted: 25/10/2012 at 10:12

Morning all.

Finally have manged to get onto the forum and to you Forkers. Last night wouldn't let me on at all. Just caught up with the chat.

Loved the little cakes - wish i had some one to make them for

Did someone mention crocosmia 'Lucifer' would love some in front garden. Next years project I think

Still can't see hills. did have a brief visual of the lower parts yesterday. Damp, danl horrible.

Will try to get into garden later - another thread Obelixx says to give clematis a light dressing of bone meal. As have planted 15 this year will give it a go.

Fork Handles

Posted: 24/10/2012 at 18:00

Hello again. Don't know what was going on but am up to speed again now.

Thanks for that advice Becks. Will give them a try.

lovely looking compost, My bin that's 'cooked' is beginning to look like that. Just stir it when I feel like it. So now I have one that is cooking and one being filled up.


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Posted: 24/10/2012 at 17:16

Having problems getting onto threads through web site. On here through e-mail link

 I thought of trying strawberries next year. Have a packet of seeds - free. Any one experience of growing this way.. Stop buying strawberries now, raspberries are my autumn ones. Only planted them in June and getting a handful every other day or so. really pleased.

Will try to get on again later.

What's for tea?

Posted: 24/10/2012 at 16:11

Boston baked beans - Hairy Bikers recipe- delish with meat ball mix  - some beef, some pork.

Rest of apple from yesterday which ended up with raspberries not blue berries


Posted: 24/10/2012 at 15:43

Did add it at planting time, just rest of time not sure of. Thanks

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Posted: 24/10/2012 at 15:41

Cross bewtween border collie and springer spaniel. No sense, t0o energetic for his own good - he's 12. See avatar

Was a rescue many years ago. Best dog we have ever had.

2 Cats as well - see other thread

pets and why they are called what they are called

Posted: 24/10/2012 at 15:38

I have Oscar, a lovely cross between border collie and springer spaniel. He is quite mad. See Forkers post. he was a rescue, came with a rediculous name so we sat down and shouted names at him till he responded 

2 cats neither of which i have by choice - white with bit of black and was daughters, when she left home, left cat

Then Sophie, fluffy, one eyed, black and white who was my ma's and so had to be adopted. Not a pleasant cat!!!

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Posted: 24/10/2012 at 15:30

Internet really slow today.

Just sorted out and 1/4 filled my new bin, then rummaged in bin  to de-compose and pulled out some of those little red worms and introduced them to new bin. I hope they'll be happy.

Dog created a stir as I was sweeping leaves on patio. bent down to put pile in bucket when a woof and a crash. He is so naughty when he sees a broom, he tried to run off with it, Large Fuschia pot got in way and was rescued just before it hit ground, somehow dog (Oscar) got broom handle under said pot. He actually put his tail down for a few seconds then went charging off to find a bally!!

Must be clearing up, can see lower half of hills - first time since Sunday

I  jought it was gardening shoes, gloves are - well.....

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