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Latest posts by Matty2

Fork Handles

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 13:57

Yum, Yum. Now that will cheer me up.

Still feel bit down and only found one lily beetle to slaughter before pain came

Fork Handles

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 13:38


Fork Handles

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 12:14

Back now.

Need cheering up after difficult 5 mins with ancient relative so thought I'd look here. 

Very serious topics.

Hvae squelched my way round garden will go out in mo to attack lily beetles again. May cheer me up

Jean after months of trying we sold our house 2 1/2 years ago and were given 6 weeks to get out. We did it in 7 from finding somewhere to moving in. we had stoppped looking. It is possible and we don't regret buying in a rush but take care it doesn't always work out . We used Right move. Typed in all our requirements and posted it.Some agents contacted us with just what we needed.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 12:10


Rained all night - 5mm Supposed to be sunny but sky is becoming more overcast and gloomy.

Garden is just a squelch to walk on.

Fork Handles

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 11:07

Hi Forkers. Late this morning

Been trying to sort out my ancient mother's BUPA spending money. They didn't tell me she needed more until there was only £7 in the kitty.

These people that want food for free - how can they eat/ Is ther really profit in taking it?? Gets me. like electric cable etc, etc, etc.

Went on morning walk round garden to find the lily beetles have come out to play so spent a pleasurable few minute squashing them as they tied to climb the dead lily stems. This year I had spectacular lily called Night Flyer. Don't know if they will survive lily beetle onslaught

Got to go now . Attempt to catch up later 

Is there anything I can't compost?

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 18:37

C list I think. Thanks for link

Is there anything I can't compost?

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 18:12

Didn't know compost was sieved. Is it essential?

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 17:49

How to keep up long socks??

Having Meat balls with garden sauce and pasta

Is there anything I can't compost?

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 17:47

I put in banana etc. Any kitchen waste. Don't use tea bags but have loose tea, dregs always go in. Used to put egg shells in but don't any more. Stir when \i think about it.

I restrict amount of grass clippings that go in. about 3 inch layer every noe and again

Have 2 tardis and expecting a 3rd. One to de-compose, one for use, one to fill up. Very surprised at how good compost is that comes out. Only my 2nd composting year

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 17:14

I've ironed wrapping paper before now.

Socks that fell down, 

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