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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 12:15

Enjoy the trip Chicky, I quite like train journeys provided I don't have a mobile phone fanatic or an ipod person who plays it so loud that I can hear it despite the earphones.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 11:51

Morning all,

Just got back from Weightwatchers, that's another 2lbs gone.  Lazy weekend planned.  Might get the daffs planted, might not.  Bought some viola to brighten hanging baskets up for the winter but they are looking too good to demolish just yet.  Also have some hollyhocks to pot on.

Secondborn and her other half are bringing the baby on a visit this afternoon so lots of cuddling planned.

Had our first fire of the autumn/winter last night.  It was lovely and cosy, buying a log burner was the best thing we did when we moved into this house.

I have read back, but as usual have forgotten most of it.  I remember logs and rocks for Hosta, we will need a delivery this winter I think. 

Someone is on a long train journey, but I can't remember who.  Hope train is on time and your fellow passengers behave themselves.

Sounds like you are settling in Obelisk, glad ginger has been returned to his/her owner.

Sorry if I've forgotten anything important.  Must dring cuppa before it gets cold and have a quick browse round the site.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 18:53

Thanks for all your kind comments.  The pots were from Ashwoods Garden Centre RB.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 17:13

Muddle up it's Dulux weathershield 'Green Glade' it's a satin finish for wood or metal.  Have to say it's worn really well.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 17:07

No probs Muddle up I'll find the tin and let you know.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 15:57

Sounds like a successfull outing Dove

Hosta, it's all yours, love the views but wouldn't live there if you paid me. Reminds me of a factory on a techno park.  Used to visit them all the time when I worked for the wildlife trust all concrete and green roofs. Good job we're not all alike.

Didn't get the daffs planted today.  Visited Ashwoods and came away with a couple of new pots to put carex in by the front door, some cyclamen, violas and heathers to brighten up pots under front window.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 12:17

Aternoon all,  Had a long lie in this morning didn't wake until 10.30 .  Have no idea why, must have needed the rest.

Nothing particular planned for today, deciding whether to plant some daffs or go for a wonder around Ashwoods.  Will visit mum later.

Hope everyone enjoys their day.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 17:04

Afternoon folks,

Lantana,  so far I have Erysimum Cheiri Sunset Dark Purple and Giant Pink.  Still have some Hollyhock Antwerp seedlings waiting to be potted on.  I only keep the greenhouse frost free not heated and tend to use it mainly to keep tender plants safe over the winter.  I'll then sow some annuals early spring and order some small plug plants and grow them on rather than pay for larger plants later in the year. Not going to grow any sweet peas this year, might take a few verbena cuttings though if I'm not too late.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 13:00

Well, the greenhouse is insulated ready to overwinter my seedlings and Iris reticulata planted.

Time for a cuppa and then I'll decide what to do next. 

Good luck with the builders Clari, you've been upside down for so long you wont know what to do with yourself when it's all spick and span.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 10:32

Morning all,

A lovely sunny morning here.  Planning to get out into the garden and get some of the jobs that are piling up done.  Promised myself I would sort the greenhouse out but I'd much prefer to get the daffs in

First another cuppa I think.  Have a good day everyone.

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