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Posted: 29/10/2014 at 18:03

You must be mad Yvie, especially with a sore throat. Go to bed with a hot honey, lemon and brandy.

My Lucifer hasn't spread as much as I wanted it too. Probably too hot and dry here in the summer.


Posted: 29/10/2014 at 09:31

Morning all.

Your bed is looking great DD. Are you sure you don't want to join the Open Gardens?I've never bought or seen an intact empty bottle of wine.

Going to supermarket.

Happy birthday Lily Pilly

Can you help identify this plant (v. 2) ?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:13

It is the herbaceous phlomis. I have it in my garden. There is a shrubby one too.


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:11

Fairygirl, we better get our coats together!

Did some weeding today and pruned a huge Tuscany rose. Couldn't tell what was what in the spring when the leaves weren't there. Loads of dead wood and old stems in the middle.

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:05

Love peanut brittle, but not with chilli. Do people still roast marshmallows on bonfires? Something warm and savoury? Chicken noodle soup, noodles look a bit like worms, OK for the theme.

Invasive shrub

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 12:10

Mine has been in it's place for over 15 years, has spread a bit but certainly isn't invasive.


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 09:59

Dove, I don't know how cold it gets in East Anglia, but here in Dordogne I've never managed to keep one through the winter in a flower bed. We usually have several -10°s in the winter though, except for last winter. When I've had them they've flowered right up to the frosts.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 08:44

Lovely roses. I love roses but mine look a bit sad at this time of year. There are a few flowers left though.


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 08:41

Morning all. Must get out into garden today, sun is shining. Haven't had a frost yet so can't really get on with the autumn clear up. I don't clear it all up though, leave some for wild life and winter protection.

We have a Lidl, Dove, otherwise I might have asked for one of those fat bars of chocolate covered marzipan

What a lot of tomatoes, David. Had to clear all mine away. Blight outside, whitefly in GH. Never had whitefly before. Usually pick last tomato in December.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 08:31

Thank you everyone for being so kind.

Lily I been thinking of you and your friend. The shingles seems to have gone on a long time, how horrid for her to have that added on to the rest. When I had it the doc gave me something that really took the burning out. xx

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