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Latest posts by Daintiness

secret/majestic garden design

Posted: 17/11/2013 at 19:40

How about a weeping cherry - lots of different culivars to shoose from. Maybe  some crab apples in your gaps - lots of colours again to choose from.

Overwintering Yourself...

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 18:17

I move the bird feeders closer to the house so I have a good view from indoors. I tidy up, cutting back foliage past its sell by date, readying things for spring planting etc.

I then get out my knitting needles to give myself a project to stop me planting seeds too early. This is a yearly problem and I have to restrain myself with reminders of leggy seedlings and window sills unable to cope. I think I will make a very long scarf!!

silly quotes

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 08:31

that'll put    -  hair on your chest; a smile on your face; a tiger in your tank; lead in your pencil; a spring in your step....

silly quotes

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:22

we can keep going 'til hell freezes over' or 'pigs  fly' or 'there's a blue moon'  or' you come to the end of you tether' or 'the fay lady sings!'

Hedgehogs.

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:15

Further to following up Dove's link. I came across this page which I think could be useful to all of us that like hedgehogs.

http://www.thehedgehog.co.uk/health.htm#tick

Hedgehogs.

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:07

Thank you for your responses. I am following up on the link you gave Dove though I haven't seen the hedgehog tonight.

Hedgehogs.

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 08:01

Having moved mt feeding station onto my patio, I am seeing my hedgehog visitors most evnings.

The last couple of nights I have noticed that one is scratching alot. Last night he couldn't take a step without having a long scratch. He seemed slow and not his usual self. Anything I can do?

Lawnmower Design and Use

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 22:44

use a petrol mower; no stripes as uneven ground; cut once a week; compost cuttings; mower stored in shed; frustrations - as a light weight middle aged female I sometimes don't have enough oomph to start the machine(pull string) when replacing I 'll go for electric start; I like the different levels on my machine (mountfield) as I ned to cut long grass at the beginning of season and after bulbs in the grass have died down; I would like a machine that is robust but lighter to move around as when the grass box is full it becomes difficult to push - I think I'll go for a self propelled model next time. I think I'll also have to come into a fortune to afford this type of machine too!

 

...and todays identity crisis is...!!!

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 18:15

http://cdn.paulkirtley.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Sweet-Violet-Viola-odorata-leaves-and-flowers-550.jpg

 

This is an image of sweet violets also known as viola odorata. This is probably what you have got.

silly quotes

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 22:31

When someone forgot to shut the door the question was asked - Were you born in a barn?

'I'm still ' fresh as a daisy' though 'I'm getting long in the tooth' - I hope 'I'm not ready to kick the bucket', 'put the final nail in the coffin' remembering that 'you are only as old as the man/woman you feel'!

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