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Posted: 15/12/2015 at 08:24

Oooh Cheers Bushman - just what's needed


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 07:45

Oooh, yes please Bushman


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 06:49

G'day Pat and  Good morning Jo

I'm sure the lunch won't be uncomfortable - they're a nice lot   But I am curious ...

Do I Need A Boundary Fence?

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 06:47

Sounds a good solution to me

Raised bed / planters made of wood crates - what to line with

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:56

a1154 was thinking about using the containers for a cutting garden to site  near his kitchen door  - what about herbs?  You could have a bay tree in one, a prostrate rosemary trailing over the edge of the other, and some sage, thyme, oregano and other herbs - done with thought it could look really good


Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:52

Good morning all

Today is the day I go to have Christmas lunch with my former colleagues - they didn't invite me last year ... what do they want?

While I was at France I took a cutting,it's rooted but what is it?

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 05:37

Apparently, the village where I grew up used to get water from the moat around our farmhouse - the same moat that the drains from the farmhouse ran into

Then, during WW2 one of Hitler's planes dumped some bombs on the fields as it was damaged and being chased back towards the North Sea - one of those bombs made a crater that filled with water from an underground stream and that water was piped into the village - how the villagers blessed that German bomber

Aeonium with white things and blacks things plus dropping leaves

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 21:14

I'm wondering if they're suffering from an attack of Horsechestnut Scale or one of the other scale insects?


Let's hasten the winter! What are you looking forward to flowering in spring?

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 20:23

I'm really looking forward to seeing my new native daffodils (Narcissus pseudonarcissus)  and the Rip van Winkle daffodils that I planted in September - they always remind me of the vegetable garden at the farm where I grew up.


Posted: 14/12/2015 at 20:10

Liri - I might try lemon for the next batch, you can try orange

Yvie  ((hugs)) flippin 'eck!  Bring back the old days when you didn't expect to  Complete until 6 weeks after you'd Exchanged and the date of Completion and consequently the moving date were written in stone in the Contract.  I know, many many years ago I used to type the Contracts and the Conveyances!

Christmas must nearly be here - I've put myself on the outside of a Tia Maria and Coke  

Found the Tia Maria in the Aged P's sideboard when we cleared the house and it's been in a box in the garage ever since - until today when I was searching for the baubles for the tree

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Don't miss it! 
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What would you reeeeeeeeeeeally like? 
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