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Latest posts by Matty2

Insect bites

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 12:01

I used Skin so Soft this year.bought it from Amazon

I was sitting by a pool and insects were everywhere - sprayed myself with skin so soft and they went - no bites at all. Smells nice as well

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/09/2014 at 20:06

Verdun that is what I was told - quality time is so important and now I have pleasant memories and there was a lot of laughter - there wouldn't have been otherwise.

Lovely tea - a novelty to me - and an interesting tour of the building as well.

Sorry Gg no pictures-we visited it once

Back tomorrow 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/09/2014 at 13:53

I hope Woody isn't planning the show visit today as it is only open on Saturday and Sunday!!

Well done GG-. The old waiting room here is a 'cake place' with 2nd hand books as well.

 

Right off to glam up (if possible!!)

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/09/2014 at 10:57

Morning

No gardening again today - it's the dreaded HW. - then off to afternoon tea with OH and daughter as a belated birthday treat. Excited about that, should be an experience

Friends coming tomorrow and we are all off to Malvern Show on Sunday - gardening, I hope, will start again on Monday

 

Marking out a design

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 22:11

I use cheap, brightly coloured washing line - easily seen, held down by bright (also cheap) plastic tent pegs. Easily moved about, can   be seen from lots of angles and the house. Can be used to guide digging a marking trench when mind more or less made up.

Sometimes I have used Roundup to mark the edge of a bed as well

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 16:32

Hiya

Big relief this morning with eye check - beginning of year I had a lot of problems but now there is no deterioration or extra problems - big phew.

Our receptionists as a whole are OK but there is always one isn't there!!

Finally made pear jam - note made to find another recipe for next year.

 

Feel guilty about not gardening but if you garden you get produce and that also needs to be dealt with. 

Any way Malvern Autumn Show this weekend - a friend is visiting - bulb list to be made, plants ............

Shed to research.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 21:48

Ooh a week ago I was in Giverny. (sigh)

They grow in lines, gave me an idea for my cutting flower bed I'm going to have a go at.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 21:46

Just found this thread. Sometimes it is what is needed, a cyber shoulder to cry on. (great)

Verdun, sympathies I know from experience how hard these decisions can be.. All the best.

Lyn - hope all goes well for you all

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:04

Didn't get round to making the jam - did make the tomato ketchup it took longer than usual because the toms were juicy (reducing down). Still I'll give it away for C***** presents.

Pear jam tomorrow I think

 

Definite chill in air come 4pm

 

Salic Flamingo

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 13:47

Every time we have had a really dry spell mine have shrivelled this year. (the first full year)

They are shriveled  now.

Am going to follow Verdun advice and give them a good mulch once the soil is really moist 

Discussions started by Matty2

Verbena bonariensis

ways to propagate 
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Thinking of growing a Cob Nut tree

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Grasses

Which ones to chop? 
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White fly in compost

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Apple blossom

Apple tree in blossom now! 
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compost use

Can I re-use my potsto compost 
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Autumn raspberries

moving them 
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Last Post: 19/10/2013 at 13:11

Lasagne bulb planting

Which bulbs 
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Last Post: 10/09/2013 at 07:05

Penstemon- but which variety

Beautiful flower but .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2013 at 09:56

What is this?

I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Last Post: 07/06/2013 at 22:34

Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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Last Post: 14/05/2013 at 19:56

Jewell garden - suggestions

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Jewell garden - suggestions

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Dierama

What to do to encourage growth 
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David Austin Roses

Special offer 
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