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Posted: 07/01/2015 at 21:47

Congratulations Alan! Big baby for a first one. Well done his Mummy.

Watched programme about puppies. Better results than yesterday, quite moving seeing how much the disabled girl improved in her own mobility through the training of her dog and how well the dog was doing.


Posted: 07/01/2015 at 18:20

Spent the afternoon mending electric fences. The horses are wearing rugs and seem to blunder into the fences at night, perhaps the rugs stop the shock, never seems to happen in summer.

It's my birthday

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 13:08

Happy birthday Gemma. Keep warm and hope the cold stays at bay. x


Posted: 07/01/2015 at 09:08

Morning all. Just off to see Son 2 and baby, see you later.

Help! Weeds, weeds and more weeds!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:44

As Dave says, hand weeding is the answer. Gardens always need weeding, especially to start with. Once weed seeds have got in they will germinate, but eventually, after regular weeding there will be far fewer of them and the original plants will be bigger and stronger and will help push weeds out of the way.

Can anyone complete the gap in the sequence (English garden)

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:38

Sorry, Poddington said gladiolus.

Can anyone complete the gap in the sequence (English garden)

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:37

Would tubers do? Dahlias? Begonias? Or corms, Gladioli?


Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:36

I'm going square eyed, watched Train Journeys, then Great British Garden Revival, then puppy training programme, then Best Back Gardens. Recording Julia Bradbury about Britain as that's all I can manage. Loved Garden Revival, new series, roses and climbers. Nearly went to Mottisfont once but chose Forde Abbey instead, on our way to the West Country. The roses were superb.



Posted: 06/01/2015 at 17:43

Lived near Dorking when I was a child.

Been a grey, cold, drizzly day. No gardening, but took down all the decorations and tree and hoovered. Then went for a walk with dog, but only half an hour because of weather and dog was limping a bit. He's 12 and has arthritis, but he loves going for walks.

I hope your stream behaves punkdoc, but last winter was exceptionally wet.

Garden Journal/Diary

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 13:07

Not online, but I do exactly the same as punkdoc does.

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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no emails as well as small text

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