Patsy F


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Best Gardening tv shows

Posted: 09/01/2017 at 10:47

I think everyone here would agree, Hefty, that there should be more. Monty Don's new series, Big Dreams, Small Spaces' is on BBC2 on Fridays at 7pm ffor an hour. It is a makeover, but without all the ott sentimentality and huge budgets. The garden owners do the work themselves with a small budget. 

programmes to watch

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 19:02

Yes, I can do this. Was actually watching the Great Interior Design Challenge on my laptop earlier - I hadn't realised this was on again (must keep up to date in future!) Also started watching the first of Monty's Big Dreams! 

programmes to watch

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 15:42

Recorded and have watched a few episodes of 'A place to call home' as it got such a good write up on this thread, and am really enjoying it!  I do like to warch the wildlife programmes, but OH is generally in control of TV so I quite often miss them.  I can see I'll have to record some of these other programmes that have been mentioned, as they sound good.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 14:04

aym280:  Yes, we are! Haha!   I wonder do other nationalities discuss weather on the scale that we do?  Anyway, it's still drizzly, misty but mild here in Kent.  Supposed to be turning very cold again from Wednesday, with the threat of snow. 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/01/2017 at 15:21

B..... awful in Kent  -  drizzly and misty.  Sunny intervals due on Tuesday, though, and sunshine on Friday .

Monty don

Posted: 07/01/2017 at 15:17

It's back on in March, can't remember the exact date though.

Your Natural Remedies

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 15:10

Thank you everyone - I'll try them all and report back! 

Your Natural Remedies

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 11:26

Nothing to do with gardening, I'm afraid, but I was wondering if you could recommend a natural remedy for colds, sore throats & coughs, which appear to be doing the rounds at the moment.  Suggestions so far have included cider vinegar, ginger, turmeric, honey, lemon in various combinations, taken in hot water.  

Some materials for my stumperie

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 10:59

I love it!  It's gorgeous!

Your worst Christmas present!

Posted: 02/01/2017 at 18:02

I love porridge with honey, nuts and fruit.  I make my own granola, as the sugar content in the shop bought one is so high.  For the granola I use porridge oats, mixed nuts, seeds, cinnamon, a little coconut oil and honey then toast it in the oven. I eat it with plain yogurt and fruit - it's delicious.

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