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Posted: 01/03/2015 at 14:02

Flore Pleno is the double one, which is what it looks like. https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/197933/Galanthus-nivalis-f-pleniflorus-Flore-Pleno-(d)/Details 

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Posted: 01/03/2015 at 13:58

Oh, does Verdun look like Demelza then? I'd imagined him looking like Ross

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Posted: 01/03/2015 at 11:39

Morning all. Son, DIL and baby have arrived for lunch, to see daughter (and Granny me). Daughter's friend still here. She's lovely, very smiley, has emptied the dishwasher.

We are having roast pork with honey and mustard and apple crumble, like RunnyBeak, for pudding.

Raining. Wonder where DD is going, did she say? Did I miss it?

We watched the old Poldark last winter. Look forward to the new.

How to propagate bedding plants.

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 21:39

Do you mean sowing seeds? Some need it warmer than others. Have a look at the packets and see what they say. I'll be starting some in March, some in electric heated propagators and some in seed trays with clear plastic lids on windowsills. I use general purpose compost to sow into. Some, like petunias and nicotianas have tiny weeny seeds that you don't need to cover, others, like French marigolds and bedding dahlias have much bigger seeds that you sprinkle a bit of compost over. When the seeds come up and start their first proper leaves you ease them out into little pots of fresh compost.

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Posted: 28/02/2015 at 19:53

How frustrating KEF, but they look good anyway.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 17:13

Tigger says thank you.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/02/2015 at 17:05

Some white hellebores go green when they get older. I have some that start white then when they get old they go pinky.

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Posted: 28/02/2015 at 17:01

Love wrens. Mine used to nest in the old swallow's nest until it feel off the wall. Haven't seen the swallows for over 10 years, wonder what happened to them? The wren waits for the bits to fall off the fat balls, which the tits are all over.

Still haven't sown any seeds. I had some cuttings on the kitchen window sill which got covered in whitefly, so I sprayed them and they died.

Verdun, keep off Bekkie's parcel - you know it's not yours.

Daughter's friend and 2 LOs have arrived.

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Posted: 28/02/2015 at 10:27

Morning all. Slept 8 hours before needing the loo! (Unheard of since I was 51!) Then slept another 2.

Daughter with 3 sons, including the poorly one, (now responding well to antibiotics) has gone home. Other daughter still here until Monday. Her friend with 2 small sons is coming this afternoon.

Take care of yourself, Dove and other poorly ones.

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Posted: 27/02/2015 at 20:34

Looks very blue and black to me, but haven't seen it on TV news.

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