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Orchid type?

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 12:34

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/66607.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/66606.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

I bought this orchid at the supermarket only £5. Couldn't resist, but no specific instructions on the label, so I don't know what type it is. The flowers are so tiny and delicate and I'd hate to lose it. Hope someone here can advise me.

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 21:07

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/65746.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/65745.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

This is a regular visitor to my garden. Not sure but think it's an albino dunnock. Sorry I don't know how to turn them round on here.

 

Room 101

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 20:56

So many of my list have already been mentioned, but my top  5 are :-

Slugs

Lily Bugs

Drivers who don't indicate! grrrr!!!!

Smokers

Badly behaved children AND their parents! I was a single Mum of 4, and I swear that none of mine behaved like so many do now. Sadly the problem gets passed on down the generations.

Thanks for a very entertaining post.

Narcissus Cheerfullness

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 20:21

I was given a dozen of these when I moved here in 1971 and although lots of them have been munched or dug up accidently I still have about 4 that bloom vigorously every year with the most amazing fragrance. Not bad going is it? They remind me of the lovely lady who gave them to me, sadly no longer with us.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 23/11/2014 at 11:39

I think Brendan has settled down a bit from previous years now that he's a Dad. They showed him the other day with a sweet little tot on his lap. Mind you I used to enjoy some of his hot headed  comments in the past.

Yes Steve maybe to go tonight. On it takes two they talked to him about the operations that he's has on his knees and back, so I'm amazed he can dance at all!

Fuchsia identification

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:46

Lyn it's very like that photo except the buds are spherical, not like the teardrop ones I see on yours.

 

Many thanks everyone

Fuchsia identification

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 20:28

Many thanks . I'll protect them and try to identify at garden centre next year.

Tall Spikey Plant- White Sap

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:17

Sounds like one of my euphorbias, but I don't know the name as a bird sowed it for me!

Christmas quiz questions

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:15

Oh Gosh! I can't compete with Berghill. Well done, he's got me thinking!

Christmas quiz questions

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:13

If you had some picture questions it might be easier to make questions. How about names of flower parts,outline shapes of trees. Also common name /Latin name questions. Maybe a list of flowers and ask how many of them are edible.

Just a few suggestions. I've made up quizzes in the past, but never one based on flowers.

Good luck!

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