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Can anyone ID this plant for me please?

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 12:30

My anti virus won't let me see the photos, except for the 1st one, which is lavender.


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 12:28

I'm leaving mine in the ground to see what happens. A few years ago I sowed "Bishops Children" dahlias and most still come up each year having been left in the ground. But it is a well drained bed.

In our thoughts

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 12:25

I hope it doesn't spread, quite terrifying. So many victims were young


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 09:09

Verdun, will your garden ever be too full for new plants?


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 09:08

Have just been talking to son on the phone. He lives in Dordogne, as do I. He told me about the tragedy in Paris. I haven't seen the news since yesterday morning.

Chicky, I hope your OH is OK, and you too. But if they are letting him home he should be OK. It must be a difficult time while he's waiting for the next op.

Off to see the news.


Posted: 13/11/2015 at 21:00

Oh is still feeling bunged up in the nose and poorly. I went shopping this morning and I went to the "Resto du Coeur" the other side of town to deliver the Harvest Festival offerings from our local C of E. The Resto du Coeur (restaurant of the heart) is a charity that provides meals for the poor and homeless.

I also bought Tigger a new bed in the pet shop as I had to throw away two when he had his tummy upset, but he seems to prefer the old duvet that I gave him as a stop gap.

Planted up 3 more troughs, pansies, this afternoon and did some ironing.

It's my birthday

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 08:45



Happy birthday Wintersong.




Posted: 13/11/2015 at 08:15

Morning all. How strange, DD says there is fog, none here, we had it all day yesterday and we only live 45 mins. apart. Very cloudy here though. Forecast says sun for the weekend. My washing will just have to stay on the line until then.

OH has horrid cold so I will go to the supermarket without him.


Posted: 12/11/2015 at 21:08

Where is everyone?

I've been outside all afternoon, clearing away summer bedding from the pots and planting the winter and spring bedding, violets, polyanthus, daisies and pansies.

YvieStevie, I hope the scan went well and you have a proper diagnosis now.

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 12/11/2015 at 20:51






Has no one visited any gardens since August? We went to Wyken Hall in Suffolk in September but I forgot to put it here.


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