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'Flitter arias'......

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:25

David, you're very naughty


Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:34

Well, red thyme will spread to look like this

 but it can be a bit fussy about its growing conditions. 

Has your OH seen any pictures of something she likes ... that might be the best way to start .... if we leave it totally to a non-gardener's imagination she might conjure up something that doesn't exist

Monty's Dog

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:31

You beat me to it Hosta

'Flitter arias'......

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:28

David  -  he did pronounce the 'aria' part as in 'bar' - but that was how my Latin teacher taught me to pronounce it too (as you probably know Latin pronunciation can be contentious). I mean, that is how you pronounce 'aria' isn't it?

 However, he didn't say Flitter - honestly he didn't - not on my telly

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:23

I'll join you in the celebration Hosta

'Flitter arias'......

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:21
David K wrote (see)
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

David - are you just being mischievous 'cos you can't get out into the garden, or have you forgotten to get your hearing aid adjusted?


If Mr D's plant pronunciation was as good as my hearing he wouldn't have said, 'Flitter arias'.

I've played it over and over - he didn't - not on our new telly anyway

Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:18

Thyme - lots of varieties to choose from

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:16

Hi Penny

Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Penny, I think we all went for the " the weather's great today , but forecast terrible tomorrow " activity yesterday

.... and I think some of us might have overdone it      ......... and we don't get a lay in tomorrow either  

Weather info on website

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:09

No idea why it's not working - but the info for it comes from the Met Office so click on here  put your location in and Bob's your uncle  

hedge plants on roof planters

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:07

 One of Norman Foster's first major buildings, started in 1970 - it was given Grade 1 Listed status in 1991.  Love it   There's a swimming pool on the top there too (sadly decommissioned at the moment).  

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