Latest posts by Palaisglide

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:19

Not being a Cornishman I cannot think of any reason I would be important, that is apart from cooking meals that make my lovely grandchildren ask mum, "why can't we have food like this at home" that lowers the clouds a bit. Still being a North Easterner with one foot in the sea and always having one wet foot makes a sense of humour essential I suppose having to read Verduns witty prose is less of a chore.

The important ones are all the posters who make me laugh at times cry at times and come up with weird and wonderful ways to grow vegetables and flowers, now then I would ask the wise Cornishman "err" which of the latter do we eat.


Strictly 2014

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 10:23

Agree with David, no thoughts of making tea during the show did not want to miss a bit of it. Still think Caroline is the front runner, she actually dances with her feet, Pixie and Frankie both had foot faults. To go this week, Scott or Jenifer though Tim got the lowest mark. Who thought it a good idea to bring Donny Osmond in, sack them immediately and Donny.


What do you do with soil from plant pots?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 23:02

It will be tired and washed out put it in the compost that is where mine goes.


Is it too late to prune shrubs?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 22:59

Jack,  Deutzia is July cut back flowering stems to ground level. Escallonia, trim lightly after flowering.  Weigela, cut back one or two of the old stems after flowering to ground level. Forsythia will now have the flowering stems on so leave until after flowering in Spring then cut back, do it now you lose the flowers.

The answer is really no you should not, wait until they have flowered but if they are out of hand then cut back about one third, you may miss some flowering if you do that.



Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:40

Thank you DFA, it worked perfectly, David is back.



Posted: 10/10/2014 at 16:35

What I meant was I have wiped out David's posts, something to do with that black box that comes up as you sweep the icon across the page. It was involuntary and I would now like to know how I put it back to normal.



Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:47

HELP, I have just blown David K into orbit, no idea how I did it can I get him back please.


This forum

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 14:20

Pansyface, this is a better controlled site than most, we have places to natter in the Potting Shed and do to great length. Some of us came on this site when the BBC closed theirs down and I for one never regretted it. The area's for gardening questions are well defined and well posted, certainly we get the same questions over and over mainly because some posters do not know how to find the way to previous answers. They would not ask if not worried so we answer with patience, on other sites I have seen some very impatient posts on often asked questions, why? it is important to the one asking who will be put off by a short sharp reply. Just enjoy the peace on this board, other boards are worse than murder ball.


Music in the Garden

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:28

S.G.L. Me to, I would serenade the lads over the Command net when we were bored, the comments were often less than polite, never knew whether it was the voice or the song?


Music in the Garden

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 10:51

Music this morning is wait for it----------Dean Martin--I can hear the gasps of astonishment David but "Kittle old wine drinker me" was my in my cups rendition when each had to do a turn on mess nights. This was usually followed by "The naughty lady of shady lane", even got requests though my voice was more suited to "O sole mio" as I said in our cups anything sounded "err" well OK?

Glorious sunny weather up here int Nor-east, the North sea has retired back out to sea again after some dank dark days. The Ivy is cut back my hedging trimmed and the lawn pristine, not all of it down to Dean though, when the leaf sucker is going you could not hear a bomb burst.


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