Tootles


Latest posts by Tootles

Where have the birds gone!!!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:12
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 My dad's handy work! If I was I bird I'd definitely move in!

moss

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 15:10

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Cut the grass today and it really shows the amount of moss in the lawn. I've never had this much before. A lot of hard work ahead to get it under control. One positive though is that, close up, it's a lovely bright colour.

Gardener come.....

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 23:27

By heck - what a range of jobs so far! And such interesting posts. Thanks for sharing. Was it anything in particular that made you snap Chris? I think I almost snap at least 4 times a week! Anyone work in stress management?! If it wasnt for the lovely distraction of gardening I think I would have thrown in the surveying towel a while ago. Soooo lucky to get such great enjoyment through gardening. 

Gardener come.....

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 22:18

I'm just reading David Dickinsons autobiography. Before he became an antiques dealer, he sold fancy fabric to tailors - quite random. He's had a really interesting life. I love learning about what folk do. i wonder if we have any famous folk on here, or any widwifes? Hands up if you watched Call the Midwife last night and didn't shed a tear?! My grandad was a saw doctor. I think my dream job would be Chief Rolo Taster!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 17:39

Stacey - wilko's is selling peony roots for £2, or three for £5. I treated myself yesterday and potted up today. Really healthy looking. Just in case you wanted to replace the one you've lost.

splitting rhubarb

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 17:00

First year of growing in the ground. Three of the crowns have been in pots for about 5 years! Was worried they'd had it so chuffed to see the pinky shoots today. my neighbour suggested they like errrrrm, man piddle (!) is that right?

YORKSHIRE PUDDING … .. …… .

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:39

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 My other half's effort.  I prefer I tidier plate but still grateful that he tried!!

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:18

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 snow drops, Christmas roses and the first signs of tulips. Happy days!

splitting rhubarb

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 16:13

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 We've plonked a few crowns along the boundary of our lane as told it takes up so much room in the garden. I dug it over today and spotted little red nibs! Is this about right for rhubarb at this time of year?

Compost bin

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 15:48

Thanks fidget.  I'll offer the other half a large cuppa straight away!

Discussions started by Tootles

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 09:09

Random question but why....

Oh why oh why.... 
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Last Post: 18/09/2014 at 14:03

Dads are brilliant, and mums are pretty cool too...

So much help! 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 13:55

Fab Gardening Programme

Little discovery 
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Last Post: 02/09/2014 at 22:29

The day ahead.

Can't wait for home time! 
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Last Post: 27/08/2014 at 20:48

Doesn't it get dark early?!

Quick, autumn is a-coming! 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 22:04

Passion flower

Do I need to prune it? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 19:07

What a lovely smell!

Sweet scent of stocks. 
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Last Post: 10/08/2014 at 16:11

A few random questions...

Getting the basics right (or at least learning to!) 
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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 10:15

Well I'll be pickled!

Quick, buy shares in Vinegar! 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 07:03

Yum yum

Cucumber pie, sandwich, cake, lasagne anyone?!?! 
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Last Post: 01/08/2014 at 14:11

What do you do with baby foxgloves and lupins?

I always get stuck at this point! 
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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 06:41

Courgette questions!

Sorry about the Benny hill style photo.... 
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Last Post: 01/07/2014 at 16:31

What do you do with garlic?

Do you dry it out? 
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