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Posted: 17/11/2015 at 13:24

DD, it was 2 1/2 hours, got out before it finished, the rest didn't really concern me anyway.


Posted: 17/11/2015 at 12:33

Was out of the meeting in time for the GC before it closed for lunch. Got compost and some trellis for my latest clematis.

Not just dogs who eat Lego, my daughter did when she was about 2, managed to rescue some from the potty! She was my 3rd child so it was hard to keep it out of reach.


Posted: 17/11/2015 at 06:55

Morning all, and Dove and Pat. I'm up earlier than usual as I have a meeting to go to, French so it'll take ages. It'll be rush hour on the way into town

I want to buy compost on the way home but I expect the GC will be shut for lunch.

Where is Autumn?

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 17:07

Gertie, I think that plant is an Aeonium.


Posted: 16/11/2015 at 14:05

Lucky that Charlie doesn't want to take casts of boar poo!  Well done getting garden up to date. I'm still struggling with it, just lack motivation today, feel tired. Haven't planted tulips yet.

Sorry you are feeling low YvieStevie. Hope you aren't sickening for something.

Montys secret history of the English garden

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 12:06

Lovely photos, Obelixx.

I found the forging of antique shears interesting and the using of them afterwards. But topiary isn't really my thing, too formal and so much extra work!

boring gardening jobs

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 11:39

I have lots of deep and profound thoughts while gardening, but I have a memory like a sieve

Surgeons only wear the minimum under their gowns when it's hot, at least they did in the 70s when I was nursing in an operating theatre!

Montys secret history of the English garden

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 11:33

It was a lovely programme, the bits I saw. I'm afraid Monty's voice always sends me to sleep!

Frank! Yuk!

Where is Autumn?

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 11:31

How do you mean - not having an autumn? I was in Norfolk and Eastbourne in the last 2 weeks. There was lots of autumn colour and lots of rain.


Posted: 16/11/2015 at 10:17

Morning all.

Oooh Dove, your lobster meal sounds scrummy!

Lyn, when I did a Cordon Bleu cookery course years ago I was taught to kill a lobster first before putting it in the boiling water. There is a little cross on the back of the head which you pierce very quickly using a sharp knife and a hammer. The lobster is killed instantly as that's where it's brain is.

Had a busy day yesterday so haven't been back since the morning. Saw Son No. 2 and 2 baby grandsons, then visited a friend who had been in hospital. Strictly results in the evening followed by Monty's Secret English gardens.

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