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Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 17:20

Just heard that friends from down St Aggie way are visiting us at the weekend they're happy to bring my Christmas pressie to save you the postage Verdun, if you just drop it in to them


Posted: 30/11/2015 at 17:18

Verdun - that's  simply not fair



Posted: 30/11/2015 at 16:00




Posted: 30/11/2015 at 15:56

Oh dear - I think I'd try to keep off it in this awful wet weather - aerate if we get a reasonable spell of weather then leave it alone for the winter.  As soon as it's dry enough to walk on it in the spring scarify and try your new lawnseed. 

I think most family lawns look awful in the winter - I try not to look

Your eight 'Desert Island Discs' plants

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 14:41

I'm still thinking about my book - and the plant list will probably change tomorrow

Your eight 'Desert Island Discs' plants

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 14:27

A holly (with berries)

A hazel (with catkins)

Narcissus pseudonarcissus  native English daffodil

Cyclamen hederifolium alba

Digitalis purpurea - native foxglove

Hosta 'Stained Glass'

Harts tongue fern

Chrysanthemum 'Alison's Dad'






Posted: 30/11/2015 at 13:12
Lyn wrote (see)

Did you get my pm' Dove? 

And my toolbar has miraculously returned just this minute.

I did thank you Lyn - very helpful indeed

viburnum bodnantense

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 13:09

I've got one in a border - near a corner and where I can see it through the window when I'm sitting here on the sofa - it cheers me up in the winter.   It's not very big at the moment - if it gets bigger as it gets older I'll just make the lawn smaller

Anybody feeling chatty?

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 12:57

You'd better pop over to Hello Forkers again then, we've broached the Scotch, as it's St Andrew's Day   

Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 12:43

You'll have to do it one day Verdun

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