London (change)
Mon 13°C / 10°C
Tomorrow 13°C / 9°C

Pottie Pam


Latest posts by Pottie Pam

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 16:01

Hope your eyes are better soon Glyn. My brother is a teacher and seems to get more than his fair share of colds. He blames the children for that.

Love my wheelbarrows, Gary.

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 13:23

Hi Jo,

My usually well-behaved dog can't resist attacking the wheelbarrow wheels and as a result had two burst wheels. ( I bought another to replace the first burst one) I saw some green slimey stuff in Wilkinsons that you squirt into the tyre and then re-inflate it.  I didn't expect it to work  as it wasn't expensive but it has and was enough for the two wheels. Apparently mends bike tyres too. Was impressed by it.

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 12:08

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/17451.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max


My wheelbarrow and just to get Kate excited it's got horse poo in it.

I've spent a couple of hours clearing a border where a big photinia fell over in the gales before Christmas. I just made one trip to the compost heap to get some manure as the grass is still soggy. Quite honestly I'd had enough today.

Poor Becks, no wheelbarrow. 

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/01/2013 at 09:40

Good morning Forkers,

Hope everyone is feeling better. Must get motivated today. Really feel lazy but it might be down to the gloomy weather, although the sun made a brief appearance this morning.

I went to my daughters for dinner yesterday and coming back about 7 o'clock I was amazed to see two toads making their way to the pond. Surely it's too early. It's quite mild but going to get colder later this week.

I'll take a photo of my wheelbarrow later. Not a very pretty one I'm afraid.

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/01/2013 at 15:25

Poor you,Jo. Hope you are better soon.

I'm disappointed the Christmas lunch is cancelled, Geoff.

Becks. is 'Love thy Neighbour' one of those none P.C. programmes the wouldn't be shown now? Seeem to remember it was very funny.

I hope your PW is still pristine, Rosa. Perhaps you should get another one and keep your pink one for best.

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/01/2013 at 11:11

Can I stay if I just have some sprouts?

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/01/2013 at 11:00

thanks for the invite, Geoff. Is that for lunch as well or just nibbles?

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/01/2013 at 10:12

Good morning all,

Sorry to hear the news from Tasmania, so frightening.

Another dry day so will get out in the garden again today. My grandson helped cut down a golden elder and I had to get a pickaxe to dig out a type of pendulus grass. It's quite nice in the wilder parts of the garden but this one was too near the house. 

A clematis is already showing buds. I think it's 'The President', but it seems too early to cut it down. My dad used to say if a farmer is in shirt sleeves in January there is cold weather to come. I didn't see any farmers yesterday but my grandson stripped off to his T shirt

Have a good day all. 

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 13:42

Yes, Geoff, don't forget your cyber friends.

Changing the subject, did anyone see Nature's Weirdest Events on BBC one two days ago? The polar bears were waiting for the ice to form and had gathered in a town in Churchill in Canada. One bear  went towards some sled dogs which were tethered and the owner thought that the bear would kill the dog. To his amazment the polar bear and dog started to play together. Chris Packam, the presenter, said that sometimes the play instinct is stronger than the hunger instinct. Really worth watching on IPlayer if you missed it.

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 11:07

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/17287.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max


Is that a dongle coming out of my amaryllis?

Discussions started by Pottie Pam

swallows

Replies: 4    Views: 196
Last Post: 05/10/2014 at 10:34

No keys on ash trees

Replies: 7    Views: 218
Last Post: 07/08/2014 at 10:20

Squirrels

Replies: 12    Views: 363
Last Post: 09/04/2014 at 23:45

upsetting sight

Replies: 11    Views: 545
Last Post: 22/02/2014 at 08:11

tadpoles in December

Replies: 8    Views: 898
Last Post: 19/12/2013 at 14:40

Adder

Replies: 24    Views: 1687
Last Post: 25/06/2013 at 22:37
6 threads returned