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can someone tell me what flowers are called?

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:47

Posting the photo can take a bit of time. When I was new I thought it didn't work because I didn't wait long enough.


Posted: 23/03/2014 at 07:45

Good morning all. Nothing to report, just having breakfast.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 22:29

What a lot, Bob. Have you a very big greenhouse?


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 16:25

Had a good lunch with my family, at least some of them.

Has rained a lot today. Pleased with the blue penstemon cuttings I took last autumn, they have lots of roots, have potted them on. One was big enough to take 3 more cuttings.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 10:21

Good morning all. Rain woke me up this morning.

Farrier has been, horsey filthy - rolled in the wet mud.

I saw your U tube, post, David, but I've already seen that clip before. Carol looked so shy then compared with now.

Going out to lunch with son and daughter and 3 small grandchildren.


Posted: 21/03/2014 at 21:22

KEF thanks for the advice about the pampas grass. Think mine is 19. So, as I feared, dangerous hard graft!

Going out for lunch tomorrow with daughter No 1 and son No 2 and families. Daughter is visiting son who lives near me.


Posted: 21/03/2014 at 16:25

Talking of hoovering, my lovely second OH hoovered the kitchen, bedroom and sitting room while I was out riding. I must wash the kitchen floor!

KEF, how did your OH remove the pampas grass? I have a huge one by the veggie garden, which is a mass of dead stuff in the middle with a ring of leaves around it. I've heard you can set fire to them!


Posted: 21/03/2014 at 08:14

Morning all. Cloudy, raining. Wonder if my dressage lesson will be cancelled? My horse was terrified of a cute red squirrel out riding yesterday!

Verdun wrote (see)

I know Stacey.  I never pay until I am totally satisfied with the work.  


We had an extension built on our house in France some years ago and were not happy with some of it and they had overrun by 5 months because they kept not turning up, then they charged us more when we had a written contract with money and time limits. So, on advice from a notaire, we didn't pay the last bills. The builders took us to court. It took 8 years, French courts are incredibly slow. We won, but my first husband was no longer there then as he died from a heart attack.


Posted: 20/03/2014 at 22:42

Thank you, Panda. Better not take it to bed with me!

Advice with a planter

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 22:12

I'll second what clk has just said. That's what I was thinking when I read the question.

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