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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 31/01/2014 at 18:18

How are the kitties, Brumbull, still driving Albert crazy?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 31/01/2014 at 18:08

Phillipa, I don't think Brumbull bakes his own bread, he is lucky enough to have a Man Friday called Albert!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 31/01/2014 at 07:15

Good morning Brumbull, couldn't you sleep?

I agree with you, no more RAIN for you and the whole UK! Have been watching the news and do feel so sorry for all those people who have been flooded for so long. Absolutely tragic, nobody deserves that. I wonder where the farmers have put all their animals, how do you milk cows in a flooded barn?

Here it's lightly overcast and cold -7C at the moment. Think I might put my freezer drawers outside and defrost the freezer, it badly needs it.

Otherwise, nothing much planned, will take the day as it comes.

Have a good day and regards to Albert.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 18:05

Thanks for the tip Brumbull, do you put a small hole in the bottom of the MPC, so roots don't get water logged?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 18:02
Clarington wrote (see)

Have you ever thought of writing a blog rather than limiting yourself to the constraint of the morning and evening threads with which to regale the world of your every notion?

Nobody is asking you to read them, Clari!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 11:21

Mmm, watering baskets is a bit of a problem, they dry out so quickly too. This year I'm going to add a good portion of vermiculite to the compost in the hope it will keep the soil moist longer.

Cats in Gardens

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 07:51

If anyone needs to be muzzled, I think it should be you, Mark Feather!

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 07:42

Like the last one Brumbull. Having a down at the moment, things can only go up!

WHAT WEEDKILLER?

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 07:10

In tight areas I use glyphosate in a small spray bottle (old cleaning liquid bottle like the one below) and use a piece of cardboard (or similar) to shield any "good" plants next to the weed. It's fiddly, but works well! But best to wait till the weeds are actively growing.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/36711.jpg?width=198&height=150&mode=max

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/01/2014 at 07:01

Morning "ordinary" Brumbull What a shame, here I was, hoping to be "speaking" to Sir Brumbull and showing off my posh friend!

Baskets sound lovely, funny you should have made a round one. Just bought a booklet from Amazon called Hanging Baskets by the RHS and they describe how to make a round basket just like that! Lovely booklet with lots of suggestions of flowers for hanging baskets. Haven't decided what I will plant in mine yet, only have 3 that hang around the pergola (might get tempted to get a 4th one!).

Hope you and Albert have a great day and not too much rain.

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