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Posted: 23/01/2016 at 14:28

How lovely, Panda.

Topbird, your garden sounds as though it will be gorgeous.

Have cleaned the dining room, prepared the veg and the lamb is slow cooking in the oven as there won't be time to do the whole cook tomorrow, back in the oven in the morning.


Posted: 23/01/2016 at 13:25

Pashley Manor and Merriments are well worth a visit. I think it is a good time to visit, early plants will be out and the gardens will be full of promise for the future. April was definitely too early for Sissinghurst the last time we went, I've been to them a few times. I think my favourite time is the end of June when the roses are out. Hever Castle is another lovely place, pricey but reduced with the GW magazine ticket that comes out in May.

I always stayed with friends and relations.

Combatting the Spanish Slug

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 09:44

We have those slugs in France. I've found they aren't nearly as destructive in the garden as the small grey ones. They tend to stay in rotting leaves in the woods, but when it rains in summer they come out on the wet grass.


Posted: 23/01/2016 at 09:41

We will be having slow cooked shoulder of lamb with rosemary and garlic and roast potatoes, peas, sprouts and carrots. Two of my friends are bringing puds, so I don't have a lot to do really.


Posted: 23/01/2016 at 08:57

Morning all.

Hope DD wakes up with a less swollen face.

Do they still have people sitting with their feet in fish tanks where everyone can gawp? I remember seeing them when on holiday in Cornwall or Devon.

Friends coming to lunch tomorrow after Church. Must do some HW and food preparation.


Posted: 22/01/2016 at 23:17

Is that why Dove says goodnight so early then? Because she's gone off for a doze on the sofa?

Tree suggestions

Posted: 22/01/2016 at 17:14

Isn't Griselinia a hedging shrub? Elena P doesn't want to hide the wall, so trees would probably be better, not big trees that will damage the wall.


Posted: 22/01/2016 at 16:50

Just had another look at Kizzy's photo, she is lovely. Normal that she gets excited in class, she's still a child!

Been grey and drizzly all day.


Posted: 22/01/2016 at 15:05

Hope the swelling goes down soon DD, glad you are sleeping.

Look forward to buying fish in Southwold Harbour and/or the City  Must look out for Waitrose burgers, but it won't be our local supermarket, which it was in Eastbourne. Never noticed them.

Paralysed but excited

Posted: 22/01/2016 at 15:01

I live in France and online gives you more variety but the plants are usually much smaller and often poor quality. You are lucky in the UK to get such good service.

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