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I hope I was missed?

Posted: 29/12/2013 at 09:26

Hiya Bill.

Its nice your son is home with you.  I guess you just take every day as it comes to the max. 

Weather sounds horrendous there Bill.  Here in "sunny" Cornwall we escape most of the extremes of weather.  

Best wishes

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/12/2013 at 09:15

Hello FORKERS.

Yes, sunny here too.  Quiet.  Won't last all day though 

Best not to mention the cricket ...........

Might venture into the GC this morn.......may be a bargain or two.  I offen wander around down there and ask if there are any other bargains "at back". 

Funny local tale.  Someone got stuck on his lawn using his new lawn spike shoes.  Wish I was,there with my camera for camera corner.  

Palm tree? Trunk broken - what to do?

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 19:26

Oh, ok bob.  Makes sense now ......silly me 

Honeysuckle 'Serotina'

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 13:52

I think a pot is too small.  This honeysuckle needs plenty of root run, food and moisture.  I think it would struggle to flower.  

Raised beds

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 10:01

Just to add Weyplotter, I'm a no dig gardener.  I now simply add compost or manure in autumn and "scratch" it in during the early spring.  The goodness is retained in the top levels of soil just where crops need it.  So, its the first year of proper digging and trenching in compost followed by annual top dressings.  Best way I think.  And the soil looks good too 

Palm tree? Trunk broken - what to do?

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 09:55

Just to agree with Bob.  I regularly cut back a particularly attractive cordyline.  It's to keep it compact......let it grow to 10 ' then back to base to let it start over again.  You can choose to,have one stem again, by rubbing out all other shoots, or allow a chosen number to grow.   Oops, as bob has already said.

Just wonder why your palm broke like that.  Is the stem rotten!  Is the compost very wet?  A wet cold compost is bad news for anything but ESP a palm.  Can you plant it out In the garden?  

 

Xmas jokes

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 09:48

KEF 

When is father Christmas coming?   Present ly.    Hey!  These are originals 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/12/2013 at 09:39

Stacey, that was no bird.......it was ME 

Someone mention chocolate oranges? Lily, I can try and answer that question if you like.  Just line up as many as you like, different flavours though please 

Quiet sort of day here....the odd shower though.  

Think I'll have some more toast whilst I consider lots of hard work to do ......soon

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/12/2013 at 21:57

Yesh stashee.  I jusht meant ...hic, hic... Drink is rubbissssh.  No offensh meant folks 

I hope I was missed?

Posted: 27/12/2013 at 21:48

Hiya Bill.  It's terrible about your son....words are inadequate and there is little anyone can do.  My mum lost her daughter af 32.  Cancer too.  Our only consolation was that she felt our love throughout.  I'm sure you are offering your son the same.  Make the most of every moment.  

Im glad you are in the warm now Bill.  

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