Dovefromabove


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Lilies & Cats

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:23

I came across someone who was convinced that Daylilies  (Hemerocallis) were poisonous to cats - nothing I could do to convince her otherwise - I even ate a bud in front of her to show they were edible for humans and also showed her the Latin names and explained that they were not the same.  She dug them all up and binned them.

In some cultures the word for lily is used to mean flower e.g. Matthew 6:28  is referring to wild flowers, but the word lily is used in the English translation. Genuses etc were not understood back then.

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Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:15
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

...........  3.2C  and persistent drizzle here   .......!!

Persistent drizzle has ended  .... it's been replaced by torrential rain

Hello from Canada

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:08

Great to see pictures of John 's place - we used to have a 9 acre smallholding - a wonderful life but a lot of hard work. 

By the way, Prairie Chickens are a type of grouse.

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Posted: 03/03/2015 at 07:57

Morning KEF - didn't see you there

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Posted: 03/03/2015 at 07:56

BM, don't think it's the paint - we used non-smelly type and there really hasn't been a smell at all - not even when it was freshly done.  I'm pretty sure it's the lurgy - plus I always used to have dreams that I could remember and then when I was so kn*ckered at work my dreams seemed to stop - perhaps now that I'm more rested my amazing dreams are going to be more regular. 

Topbird wrote (see)
....  Dove - solved the Connect Wall number 2 - Bohemian Rhapsody a bit of a give away for anyone of my age

 

Breeds of rabbits was a giveaway for me as well!  I got the first wall too, although I wasn't totally clear on the connections.


 

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Posted: 03/03/2015 at 07:31

Good morning all

3.2C  and persistent drizzle here    More weird dreams overnight but a good night's sleep with the exception of the new radio alarm going off at around midnight!  Think someone pressed a wrong button - I think I've sorted it now.

Hope all appointments etc go well, anyone still with lurgy has a better day, and that spring returns pronto!!!

Nastursiums

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:43

I love the leaves in a salad or in a sandwich with salami

Nastursiums

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:18

Nasturtiums are annuals - they only last one summer.

Bindweed Roots

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:11

Far better (and easier) to leave them in situ until they've been killed by the glyphosate - they'll be no trouble in the future then

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Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:07

Glad you had a lovely time Topbird and that Monty was good company   Our feet are up and waiting for University Challenge etc - it's a good night's tv

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