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« Reply #465 on: August 20, 2019, 07:40:45 PM »
 :o What have you been feeding those on Dave?

Pace yourself with that spade Dave, you don't want to do anyone an injury.

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« Reply #466 on: August 21, 2019, 07:00:49 PM »
:o What have you been feeding those on Dave?

Pace yourself with that spade Dave, you don't want to do anyone an injury.

Jo

Hi Jo

They got the odd sprinkle of that Wilko ersatz Growmore. Couple of times I think.Seems to work ....

Anyway, got the rest of 'em in today. So, after a quick chorus of "'All is Safely Gathered In" I shall reward myself with a modest libation.  :)  Then a shower and a good glug ,,,  :DrinkPint:  or two .... 'cos I'm worth it' ..  ;D

Dave

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« Reply #467 on: November 04, 2019, 10:21:09 AM »
The only edible stuff we grow is eaten by birds, bugs and sqirrels!   We are not gardeners.   That big fuschia bush gets cut back almost to ground level during our "winter tidy up" but grows like mad all summer. We leave well alone and enjoy the wild look.            Terry

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« Reply #468 on: November 12, 2019, 08:03:12 PM »
Especially for you Dave bonfire night Cacti :)

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« Reply #469 on: November 13, 2019, 04:09:23 PM »
Especially for you Dave bonfire night Cacti :)

Jo

Alas, mine own are but miserable and paltry specimens compared with yours.   A lacklustre collection, notable only for their lack of merit  :'(

Proof herewith:

Dave   :shrug:

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« Reply #470 on: November 13, 2019, 04:54:19 PM »
Maybe you have managed to get the timing right Dave and yours will actually be Christmas Cacti rather than mine trying for Bonfire night.  ::)

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« Reply #471 on: November 13, 2019, 06:41:51 PM »
my mother has one that is over 100yrs old,, over 5 feet in diameter(the cats kind of prune it for her),, it will have flowers in the many hundreds,, was in her local newspaper a few years back..
what the @#&% over

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« Reply #472 on: November 13, 2019, 07:21:26 PM »
my mother has one that is over 100yrs old,, over 5 feet in diameter(the cats kind of prune it for her),, it will have flowers in the many hundreds,, was in her local newspaper a few years back..

5 ft in USA  :o In the UK it is, a rather smaller house plant  :( does it still flower around Christmas time?

I am told that Spider plants grow rather well outside (if they survive the winter).

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« Reply #473 on: November 13, 2019, 07:38:03 PM »
flower buds started forming last week.. normally covered with blooms during Christmas..
what the @#&% over

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« Reply #474 on: November 14, 2019, 12:22:33 AM »
found an older photo of it
what the @#&% over

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Re: Gardening
« Reply #475 on: November 14, 2019, 08:44:28 AM »
Won't be too much gardening in my jungle for a while, just home from hospital after having a tumour removed from my top 2", and a bit of time needed to regain strenth again, might get into the workshop tomorrow, that will beat a hospital bed.
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« Reply #476 on: November 14, 2019, 08:52:13 AM »
Ian

Here's wishing you a speedy recovery.

There's nothing better than some light metal therapy to help the recovery process

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« Reply #477 on: November 14, 2019, 10:33:59 AM »
Hi Ian,

Best wishes for a speedy recovery.  I hope you are soon back into making those wonderful engines.

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« Reply #478 on: November 15, 2019, 10:42:36 AM »
Each time I went for an MRI scan I got asked abouit metal splinters. Don't know the effect on amalgam dental fillings, did get a slight murcuric taste in my mouth.
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« Reply #479 on: November 15, 2019, 12:59:14 PM »
I can only concour and add my wishes to the ones above, in hope of a speedy recovery + hope of so few as possible side effects  :cheers:

Per