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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 09/07/2013 at 11:57

I'm not getting any notifications either!


Posted: 09/07/2013 at 07:47

Andy... you can go to the top of the class today, and a gold star.

Verd, Cornwall played better on day 2, but poor effort on day one leaves them likely to lose today, unless they bowl Wilts out cheaply. Have lost some good players since winning the minor counties championship last year. 2 good young players batted beautifully yesterday. Lovely to watch. Dinner with good friends and home by 11pm.


Posted: 08/07/2013 at 09:01

Who said "winter"... go to the back of the class and stay behind later.


Posted: 08/07/2013 at 06:51

Good morning , quick water and off to see cricket match, Cornwall v. Wiltshire at Corsham, meeting best friends who are cricket nuts. Longstock Water Gardens are certainly worth a visit. Owned by the John Lewis partnership, they open for 2 Sundays each month for charity. Yesterday the local Rotary raised money for stroke charity. Gardens are a series of interconnected ponds, streams. Planting is on a damp/wet lovers theme as well as lilies etc in the water. Great tree specimens too.

Cake can also be enjoyed!!


Posted: 07/07/2013 at 10:52

Earlier when only very hot, rather than b....y hot, I refreshed the display by the front door. Pansies and violas removed to be chopped back and kept in secret out of the way place, and replaced by massed ranks of Gazanias... from cool to HOT,HOT,HOT.

read papers in garden, with strong coffe and perfume from roses and Philadelphus. Off to lunch and water gardens soon.....


Posted: 06/07/2013 at 23:36

My posts keep reappearing!!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 23:35

oops, that's a technical hitch... I posted the one above hours ago... why has it appeared again?


Posted: 06/07/2013 at 23:28

We can't do that KEF, who else would we annoy, after 1000 years of practice!!!


Posted: 06/07/2013 at 23:28

Verd. I have one of these and you are right it needs to be stand alone. It gives you the chance to grow stuff that might be out of place elsewhere. Mine currently is fairly simple with coreopsis, gallardia, bronze pansies, yellow tree lychnis, red heucheras. I also have a "red" phlox which turned out to be pink and jars the senses. Haven't the heart to move it. Don't risk anything which isn't truly HOT.

Go for it

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 23:28

Hi, lovely day at Exbury with family and 4 month old latest addition (great niece, and I mean "great"). Rhoddies etc over now but still a beautiful garden and we more or less had it to ourselves. Hot, green and peaceful.

Lunch (Ham,eggs and chips , cider) , tea and cake later ( seriously chocolate) and a New Forest ice cream replaced the calories walked off.

Longstock Water Gardens tomorrow.... such is life...

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They are much better microwaved for about 3 mins., turned over, mw for 3 more mins. Lot less bother than boiling . Keep flavour and scrunch. 
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