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East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 13:10

I agree Nut - morning would be good 

I can find that é but I can't find the others

Lily Beetle !!!

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 13:06

I've just found a lily beetle on the surface of a pot of overwintering agapanthus - I squidged it!!!

There were quite a few ladybirds snuggled down among the dry leaves and gravel on the surface of the pot which was in a sheltered south-facing corner of the terrace - but I spotted an 'odd-shaped ladybird' which was laying on its back ........ yes, a Lily Beetle - at the beginning of February.

Watch out folks!!!

Elderflower Bush

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 12:24

The one Nutcutlet has linked to is the one you want Nick - that's the plain native Sambucus nigra .......   the 'nigra' refers to the black of the berries - it doesn't have black leaves like Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'  which is a variety that has been bred from the native species.

Think I've explained that right, haven't I Nut?

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 12:19

Bumping up to make sure everyone's seen this.

We're going to Oxburgh Hall on 18th Feb to see the snowdrops (read back for a link to the venue details).

What time are we aiming to meet up folks?




Posted: 07/02/2016 at 11:10

We can see what Nora says


Posted: 07/02/2016 at 11:01

I could always start a new one tomorrow and then ask Nora to lock the old one  - what do you think?


Posted: 07/02/2016 at 10:40

That makes sense David - and presumably as it carries a lot of pics, if locking mainly text threads speeds the loading a bit, then locking picture threads will do that even more.

We certainly lock and start new picture threads on the other forum I'm a member of.


Posted: 07/02/2016 at 10:36

Hmmmmm - Nigel looks a bit ambivalent ......  bless 'em,


Posted: 07/02/2016 at 09:09

Morning Dd - children have it easy on the ski slopes - they have a lower centre of gravity  

Morning Hosta   keep your hatches battened



Posted: 07/02/2016 at 08:45

It was this picture of you and Spike escaping the floods Verdun

 Not a seal in sight

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