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Posted: 20/01/2015 at 07:03

Just read back ...Good luck with the new garden Hollie - keep us posted with your progress

First flower this year

Posted: 20/01/2015 at 06:55

Don't know what it is, but it has made me smile  Roll on spring


Posted: 20/01/2015 at 06:47

Glad I don't have cows, or any other critters, to see to this morning - its cold out there.  Well at least my yellow rattle seeds should be stratifying nicely.  Think my aeonium swarzkopf is probably a gonner tho.

Winterwatch BBC2

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 22:27

Thanks for the reminder Dove - would have missed it without your nudge.  Loved the Blakeney seals - been there a few times in the summer months on one of the little boat trips.  And the tawny owl asleep ..... Hope he doesn't come a cropper


Posted: 19/01/2015 at 07:05

Temperature differences can be quite something can't they.  Far more aware of them now most cars have temperature readouts.  We have a long straight road here where the temp is 2-3* lower in the middle than at either end, and often the middle is misty when it is clear elsewhere for miles around.  The chicklets say its haunted......but is probably to do with the fact there is a large lake in the middle


Posted: 19/01/2015 at 07:00

It was a good move getting OH to do Flynn duties this morning.  I'd wait til April before taking over


Posted: 19/01/2015 at 06:43

Good Morning one and all

Chilly here - expect it is much worse elsewhere - even Verd might have had a frost last night.  Keep warm and safe - its slippy out there


Posted: 18/01/2015 at 18:57

Great pics panda - what a lovely place to stay

Caterpillar? Who said caterpillar?

 Happy memories 


Posted: 18/01/2015 at 18:09

Our last house backed on to a school Lesley - we quite liked it, as it was happy noise, confined to weekdays between 9 and 3, so didn't really affect us too much.  The building work is a different matter of course, don't envy you that at all.

went for my walk, and my legs have now seized up.  Time to go for a long soak

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 17:28

That view is superb buttercupdays 

Discussions started by chicky

How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 18:15

Plant ID - blue flowers

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Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 09:08

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 23:48

Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 19:51

Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 19:15

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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