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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 09:02

SGL - Daniel was posting on David K's "New Forum " thread. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 08:36

Morning Dove - our earlier posts crossed. Yes - OH does know the the train's been cancelled. Makes me so  that a few idiots spoil it for everyone.


Re the website - I'll be much happier when they've played about with the spacing and general look of it. Poor Daniel was fielding questions and comments on here till quite late last night and has already posted this morning. Hope he gets to enjoy the nice weather today!


They've put their hands up to not getting things right but explained why the changes were needed and I do believe they are trying to sort things out for us 


And I like being able to use the forum smilies on my iPad - couldn't see the toolbar before.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 08:08

Morning - glorious day out there. A few domestic tasks to attend to followed by light gardening duties then chair / book / snooze. Lovely 


Hope BL's day goes well. 


Hope Panda's head is not too sore after all that fizz yesterday - love your photo of her Chicky - did you sneek in the shop when she was trying it on ?


And happy Mothers Day to Pat !


Enjoy Sunday folks - gonna be a hot one 

Alstroemeria

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 07:57

Aym - OP lives in California (lucky thing) - so seasons are a little different to ours! 

Dry raised beds

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 07:52

Is there a tree or hedge nearby Granny? I had a similar problem with raised beds near a walnut tree - the roots of which took over one of the beds and started to encroach the others.


All my feeding and watering efforts were essentially feeding and watering the tree.


Things improved when the tree was taken out but raised beds will always tend to dry out quite quickly.

New Forum

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 21:12

Daniel - thank you for your open and honest response. It does help to learn why things have changed & to hear you say that things have perhaps not gone quite as planned. 


I am optimistic that the forum will again work much as the regular users want it to and (as Plant Pauper said) it's only because it's been such a great forum / community that we all care so much. 😊

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 20:26

Fairy - Thanks for the heads up about Wednesday - didn't know about that one. Looks as though it's just on BBC Scotland so we wouldnt have seen it. Fortunately we can do Scottish TV on the Sky box. You are earning me lots of brownie points with OH 😊


Hope you feel better soon x

Lolly beetle

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 19:22

Oops - seems we get hiccups on the new site as well - sorry 

Lolly beetle

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 19:21

I wish I had lolly beetles instead of lily beetles 


I've picked off the 1st batch today osmotherly.


I'm pretty sure that any general insecticide would work but I would ask you to think twice befor e using one. It won't just kill the beetles but all the other (often beneficial) insects. I don't think there is a product (other than human fingers!)  which will just kill lily beetles.

Lolly beetle

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 19:19

I wish I had lolly beetles instead of lily beetles 


I've picked off the 1st batch today osmotherly.


I'm pretty sure that any general insecticide would work but I would ask you to think twice befo e using one. They won't just kill the beetles but all the other (often beneficial) insects. I don't think there is a product (other than human fingers!)  which will just kill lily beetles.

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