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Posted: 07/12/2015 at 09:36

Tetley, Arthur's post was written in July 2013 and he hasn't posted anything since August 2015. I welcomed him too in 2014, not realising the date!


Posted: 07/12/2015 at 09:30

Morning all. Was thinking of going Christmas shopping but it's a lovely day, would it be better spent in the garden? 9 grandchildren to buy pressies for.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 21:51

I thought this thread had fizzled out as I haven't had an email notification about it. I haven't posted since the summer, but I've done lots of gardening in the autumn, replacing summer plants in pots with winter and spring ones, tidying up and manuring the veggie garden, cutting down and weeding the long border and planting tulips and spring flowers in it, clearing up and weeding the end bed. Have started the upper middle bed, still lots to do.

Just had a quick skim through to see what you've all been up to.

what plants will you use from the garden as Christmas decoration?

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 20:30

Only white and static for me too.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 20:17

I'm sooo disappointed and shocked by the two chosen to be in the dance off. My two favourites. Helen was top of the leaderboard last week, Georgia is consistently one of the best. When on Len's lens you could easily see that Anita's feet were all wrong and I think she is brittle. I liked her to begin with but I don't think she is as good as the others and it was time she went. Helen and Georgia should have been safe. The Great British Public are a fickle lot. Helen can't help being pretty, it's not fair to dismiss her as a Barbie Doll.

what plants will you use from the garden as Christmas decoration?

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:45


I make bunches that I tie round the banisters and railings. I use evergreens from the garden and sometimes I have berries too. Mostly conifers, eleagnus Gilt Edge, euonymus - a silvery and green and a gold and green, aucuba, laurel, ivy, cotoneaster.


Help ID Plant

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:39

The leaves look too long and thin for Photinia, but the colours are right. I would like to see a photo of the whole shrub.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:12

Perhaps he got over excited thinking of her and slipped in the mud.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 16:31

Killin looks scary in your photo Fairygirl. I've only seen it in summer.

The sausages will last for several meals but the earrings will last forever - unless I lose them or they get nicked!

Gosh that's a good price for salmon, RB, never that cheap here.

My snowdrops are just peeping out too, but none of the plants like winter honeysuckle that Chicky mentioned is flowering.

Have just stacked 2 more trailers, with OH, of logs by the sitting room door. That's the end of the big pile, should last into April. Then I planted 15 pansies in the middle bed.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 14:23

Back from the Christmas Fair. I bought some packs of English sausages in different flavours, OH bought me a pair of pretty silver earrings.

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