Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Red Runners.

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:49

I think it's probably to do with the plants having some of the red pigment in them - I've noticed that other plants do similar things - have you noticed how purple sprouting broccoli leaves are slightly purplish?

Dinner time

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:48

I love them baked with goats cheese and walnuts - absolutely delicious - nearly as nice as warm from the sun with parma ham - dribble dribble .... 

Dinner time

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:39

Oooh, mine aren't ripe yet ................... but I've got some Parma ham waiting in the fridge

 licking lips and slurping smiley needed 

Ant swarms

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:38

I'm sure you're absolutely right Nut 

mystery plant

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:36

Hmmm - what are you using?  I never have a problem 

mystery plant

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:22


mystery plant

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:21

Hi Skarlett

To upload a photo click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions - sadly it doesn't work for phones - yet 

Red Runners.

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:32

I've seen it sometimes, not sure why, it doesn't affect the taste of the beans so I've ignored it - I think it only happens on red-flowered beans. 


Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:25

Returning to the slugs on the lawn - on damp mornings in late summer/early autumn we often find pairs of Arion Rufus, a large red slug, entwined on the lawn in connubial bliss.

 We leave them to it and they make they way back to wherever they came from - they're good guys - they eat the smaller slugs that eat our plants.

 In flagrante delicto 


Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:03

That looks great KEF 

Panda - have a lovely time 

After a heavy supermarket session I've done lots of watering and lots of sitting around with my feet up this afternoon   I think I may even have shut my eyes for a moment.

Supper will be jacket potatoes, local Barnsley lamb chops with mint sauce, roasted courgette and yellow french beans  

Pdoc - I've discovered that the best thing to do when taking a car to the garage is to make sure you have a bottle of water to drink and a good book to read, and try to regard it as leisure time - if only their seats were a little more comfortable. 

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