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Posted: 08/01/2015 at 08:32

Good morning all   Panda, I think I had your sleep ration - I slept like a log until OH's alarm went off and he brought me my morning mug of coffee - it's usually the other way around!

Congratulations to Matty on getting the tiny one home, and congratulations to Alan on the arrival of your grandson - as others have said, my eyes are watering!!!  That mum deserves a medal!

Thinking of our friends who live in France - such an awful event yesterday. 

Cutting flower suggestions

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 20:40

Have a look here

Took the plunge, tips welcome!

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 19:42

Hi Dan-C

Congratulations on beginning a great adventure!  You might like to have a look at this thread started by Zoomer when he'd just taken on his allotment

Apple tree

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 19:16

I agree

Tree identificagtion

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 19:13

Hi Sal   There's a blip on the forum that means some people aren't getting alerts to replies - it's on the web-team's To Do list, but it's a long list


Posted: 07/01/2015 at 19:11

As soon as I typed that OH was an hour late I heard his key in the door    Now he's full of beef stew and dumplings and I've done the washing up even tho it was his turn - he's on the sofa with a glass of wine and an edition of 1982 TOTP on the telly.



Posted: 07/01/2015 at 18:17

Verdun - glad to hear your mum's feeling brighter.  As for the mistake -  you won't make it next time

Pdoc - glad you like your new greenhouses - they're on their way - we have a big ship here, we can load them up and send them up the coast to you .  Also, re the crayfish, I think you can get a licence to trap them - you do have a BBQ in your garden don't you

Lovely news about Matty's Tiny One

Those of you in windy areas - batten those hatches down and wear hard hats!

OH said he might be late back this evening - he's an hour late and supper's ready...


Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 17:58

blue tits

gt tits




collared doves

wood pigeons

house sparrow


hazel trees

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 17:55

Flowers and nuts/seeds are the plant reproducing itself - it has to be reasonably mature to do that

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 12:46

Just been watching bluetits popping in and out of the birdbox in the garden opposite

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Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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All your questions answered 
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Amazing amateur wildlife photos

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A seasonal joke thread 
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Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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