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by Motherwoman
Sat Jan 09, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: So excited! Wot a gardening anorak?
Replies: 12
Views: 1501

Re: So excited! Wot a gardening anorak?

Oh no! Not the sock incident again OH!! :oops: :oops: :lol:
by Motherwoman
Sat Jan 09, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Best practices
Topic: what would you advise
Replies: 14
Views: 1685

Re: what would you advise

I first took on my plot in 2000, it had been cared for, I was lucky. But all around me was prairie... 3 ft high grass and weeds. I used to get locked in by the people at the bottom end of the slope because they couldn't see me. Nobody wanted plots in 2000, except me apparently, lots were vacant. The...
by Motherwoman
Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cancelled Subscription (almost)
Replies: 12
Views: 1254

Re: Cancelled Subscription (almost)

Gardening by the moon was very important in Victorian times, senior man had to go to the veg garden, drop his drawers and place his backside on the soil to test the warmth for sowing.... What? Is this not what is meant? Sorry, I appear to have lowered the tone again :lol: :lol: Agree with freedom of...
by Motherwoman
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New year Bits and Bobs - 2016.
Replies: 130
Views: 11474

Re: New year Bits and Bobs.

That's the way to build up the anti-bodies!

Mine were always wearing some sort of mucky stuff :lol: :lol:
by Motherwoman
Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decorating....sigh!
Replies: 29
Views: 2477

Re: Decorating....sigh!

Be careful what you google Pa Snip, my other half once googled leather riding boots.... I rest my case :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Motherwoman
Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decorating....sigh!
Replies: 29
Views: 2477

Re: Decorating....sigh!

Never seen a toad that colour...
by Motherwoman
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decorating....sigh!
Replies: 29
Views: 2477

Re: Decorating....sigh!

Build cold frames?
by Motherwoman
Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Decorating....sigh!
Replies: 29
Views: 2477

Re: Decorating....sigh!

Know that feeling Westi, ended up doing the bedroom before new bed arrives. Ceiling an off-white which was fine but took ages to decide on a wall colour. Finished up with a paint from the local Brewers store called Birch Grove which turned out to be a very very pale coffee colour, looks ok which is ...
by Motherwoman
Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: What was I eating ?
Replies: 23
Views: 2559

Re: What was I eating ?

Were they green? Might have been capers.
by Motherwoman
Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday Retropants
Replies: 10
Views: 1169

Re: Happy Birthday Retropants

Hope you had a good day! Lots of treats?
by Motherwoman
Fri Jan 01, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 29
Views: 2947

Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all!
by Motherwoman
Wed Dec 30, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Usefull Advice to Prevent Accumulating Dirt Under Your Fingernails
Replies: 13
Views: 2089

Re: Usefull Advice to Prevent Accumulating Dirt Under Your Fingernails

I prefer not to use gloves if possible but have had to go over to them to prevent embarrassment at work :D I've found that Briers make a good range (other glove manufacturers are available) they do a breathable cloth one with plastic on the working side which don't get sweaty, good fit for small han...
by Motherwoman
Wed Dec 30, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Boxing Day Headcount
Replies: 24
Views: 2157

Re: Boxing Day Headcount

I love winter Jasmine, don't have it in the garden but must make note to self to get one. Not much bird life around today, cheeky little robin was diving into the log pile as I loaded up some barrowfulls to bring indoors, and I can hear a wren calling in the hedge by the front door. Chickens were a ...
by Motherwoman
Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Usefull Advice to Prevent Accumulating Dirt Under Your Fingernails
Replies: 13
Views: 2089

Re: Usefull Advice to Prevent Accumulating Dirt Under Your Fingernails

Yes, that would be Juglans regia which fall off the tree in their husks. Juglans nigra is a very thoughtful tree and pops open the husks on the tree and drops a ready shelled walnut to the ground, just got to be quick off the mark or the mice get them! I wonder what colour the dye was? Would it have...

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