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Latest posts by SwissSue

wild-mushrooms

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 07:10

Rubbish, I have been collecting mushrooms for years and there is NO poisonous mushroom that looks like that. I have several wild mushroom books and have looked these up. It is a very clear picture and they are definitely field mushrooms! Carbolic mushrooms are not poisonous, but they taste horrible and you would spit them out after one bite!

thoughts-of-the-old-allotment-days

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 07:03

Lovely story, smokin, what a nice man you are!

peas

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 17:54

Thanks Farmer, have bookmarket the site, very interesting!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 07:59

Good morning folks!

"just looked at cuttings which aren't doing well at all - will wine help?" I don't know if getting those cuttings drunk will help, Mrs. G!

Love the dog, Chicky, is he a Schnauzer?

Good luck Maud, hope it solves the problem.

Someone is advertising a hotel in Paris, have told them we are not Tripadvisor!

Sunny here again today, could do with some rain too, getting sick of having to water everything. Grass (more dandelions and weeds than lawn!) mowing on to-do list today.  Other than that will just relax.

hotel-opera-paris--

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 07:47

This isn't Tripadviser, I think you're in the wrong forum!

cat-problems-

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 17:57

I can second the bit about the muck spreading, the farmers here do it just before rain is due, whew! Had an American boss once, he used to say "the farmer's out with the honey wagon again".

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 07:26

Morning everyone

Nice and sunny again here today. Still haven't mowed the grass, must do it today. French runners are finally producing, had thought they were going to be a no go. Have just read on another post to pinch out the tops, will do that today. Other than that, no jobs to do today, just look and enjoy.

Not much longer now Dove, are you crossing off the days on your calender?

By for now, will look in again later.

cat-problems-

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 20:52
gardeningfantic wrote (see)

when i had cats.. i kept an area of my flower beds empty and bare.. dug it over regularlary and my cats always used it.. as did others.. but mine never went anywhere else.. as it was soft and easy for them dig..

so maybe other cat owners could do the same..

Exactly, I have the same and I gave my neighbour a big bottle of Jeyes Fluid too, no cats have visited her since, at least not ours!

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

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 17:10

Hi Liz, haven't received anything yet!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 17:06

Hi all, been too busy to chat today (housework!), but have lurked. Nothing new today, just watering this morning and picked some chard, beans are still too small. Will keep lurking, have a good evening!

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