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Posted: 13/10/2014 at 21:56

Its very quiet on here tonight I just popped on to say goodnight to everyone, but it seems no one is around.

Hope everyone has a drier day tomorrow.  Goodnight.

Ideas Please

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 19:14

Thanks BL, don't forget mine is relatively small so fairly easy to keep tidy.  I just love flowers, dont grow any fruit or veg.  I started with all the run of the mill cottage plants but since joining the form I'm trying to add a few different varieties and I've certainly found some plants that I hadn't come across before.


Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:51

Ooh Dove,  Ive just had spag bol otherwise I would definitely have joined you.  Remember me if there are any leftovers tomorrow.  Mind you I think I could manage a slice of lemon drizzle.

Glass V Polycarbonate Greenhouse

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:42

Mine is safety glass and it wasnt extortionate.  I chose it over polycarbonate because I had read a lot about those going green and not staying clear.  I needed the safety glass rather than horticultural because of the grandchildren.  That said mine is in the garden not on an allotment.


Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:20

Hi everyone, Miserable and cold.  The weather not me.  If I was at home the burner would definitely be lit.  Firstborn doesnt have fireplace, heating on but its not the same as a fire.

Only got soaked once today (had to be grandaughter up from school).  If it carries on I'll get soaked twice tomorrow as I have to take her as well.

Poppy pics looked lovely.  It must be very moving to see them.

Sorry you've been poorly Fairy, never mind think of the weight you've probably lost. Alternatively think about all the extra calories you can eat when you feel better. 

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 18:00

Got soaked this afternoon picking grandaughter up from school. Couldn't take the baby out as it was raining all day.  Looking forward to some warm weather the weekend.

I'm also getting a little worried about Punkdoc, I wonder if he's returning to his youth, he'll be sporting a mohican next, whilst wearing leather waders over a nursie outfit.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 18:20

Im important to my Firstborn this week.  Not important as far as the forum is concerned, I tend to hang around and pick up crumbs of information from the great and the good. 

If we are talking ancestry, I'm from everywhere as my ancestors lived on narrowboats.  Gypsies of the waterways basically mainly travelling between Birmingham and Manchester.

Flowering currant hedge

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 13:06

Posts overlapped Fairy but I doubt I'd have spotted it, Ive become a terable spelar since I finished work


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 13:00

Used to love Italian red but now tend to go for Marlborough Estates S Blanc or a nice Pinot.  Might try a red again as winter draws on. 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:58

Hugs Lyn,  My dad died of lung cancer due to smoking so I know what you are going through.  Taking one day at a time is the only way to go.  I had no support from siblings which made it difficult and my children were still quite young.  Make sure you get all the support you are entitled to and remember you can only do your best.  Most important of all make sure you take some time for yourself.

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