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the-fence-the-cows-and-their-thoughts

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 10:24

Nice story, smokin! My hubby takes our two cats for a walk along the field at the back of our house every evening (without a leash, I might add). The route takes them past the horse paddock, where the horses come to look at them, sometimes the cats walk along the top of the fence. They then continue to the woods, where there is a picnic table. Hubby smokes a ciggie and the cats have a good old sniff around, then it's slowly back home. The whole walk is about 800 meters, cats are dog (cat!) tired afterwards!

Whereabouts in France are you?

 

thecatsmothersmum

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 08:56

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 08:46

Nice to see you back, Andy. Don't work too hard and look after yourself.

Morning all, done some housework (yuk), now off to do some shopping, then mow the grass/weeds, vacuum the car and other bits and bobs.

Have a good day everyone, hope the sun shines for you, or it rains for those who need it.

tool-of-the-day

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 17:12

I call Hubby to haul me up again!

charlotte-potatoes

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 17:09

No need to give them away. Charlotte will keep well, just don't wash them and store them cool and dark. My local farmer where I buy mine sells them for months.

tool-of-the-day

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 16:58

FB, how true, how true!

loging-in

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 11:47

If you're uncertain, copy your original post and paste it in after you've logged in! That way you don't loose it.

phlomis-russeliana

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 11:04

Hi Stacy, the Kew site says the following:

"Turkish sage is a hardy species of Phlomis, which can be grown in any good, well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade. It has a long flowering-period, stretching from late spring to early autumn. It does well in sunny borders in British gardens, and is drought tolerant when established. Propagation can be carried out by division of the clumps."

So it sounds like it doesn't really matter whether sun or partial shade. Apparently it does spread underground though.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 09:27
David K wrote (see)

How nice, just looked in and delighted to find some of the lovely people from the other place still posting here.....so a big wave & hello from me.

Hi David K, a lot of us still enjoy this Forum! Why have you left the other place?

Oh and good morning everyone!

excessive-enormous-weeds

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 19:29

We had the same problem when we owned a small cottage in France with 3000 m2. We found that we spent all our holidays just working on the house abd trying to keep the land under control, bit of a busmans holiday! After 5 years we sold it again.

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