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Posted: 07/08/2015 at 12:40

No, leave it as it is - it'll just do what it's going to do - taking leaves off won't change anything and it'll just look odd


Posted: 07/08/2015 at 11:43

Hello folks - back from the marshes - wonderful wild flowers everywhere and lots of butterflies and dragonflies- hedgerows frull of ripening wild cherryplums, sloes will be good this year too, and I got a tub full of blackberries (about half a kilo).  I saw and heard green woodpeckers and a tree creeper, a mallard duck and eight ducklings dabbling in the duckweed, a moorhen and some animated bundles of black cotton wool and a pair of swans with six cygnets.  There were also lots of fish in the river, some small rudd or roach (I think) and some bigger ones that were possibly brown trout ...  a lovely walk, but now I'm very hot and sticky - heading for the shower ...


Posted: 07/08/2015 at 08:58

Glad you had a lovely hol Lesley

Right, I'm off for a meander across the marshes to see how the blackberry hedges are doing - see you later

Such a shame......

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 08:51

It's ok Pat ((hugs))  we like Aussies - it's good to have someone we can beat


Posted: 07/08/2015 at 08:45

I've been watching the hedgerows of wild blackberries this summer - think we're in for a good  free harvest in East Anglia

Tootles wrote (see)

Other than jam and crumble, any other delights to make with them?

Blackberry and apple pie,  blackberry and apple cheese ,  cheesecakes, liqueurs, fools, jellies ...

Such a shame......

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 08:39
Pat E wrote (see)

I really wish I understood what you all are talking about - it sounds riveting. ..

That's fine Pat - it's pretty obvious from yesterday that Australians just don't understand how to play cricket   (sorry, couldn't resist that one ((hugs)) )

The rose is a lovely idea

Paving concern

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 08:06

That's what I would do - they might have to start the other job a day later than originally planned - not an unusual situation in building work in my experience (having been married to a builder )

What kind of Garden injuries hav you had

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 07:54


Paving concern

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 07:45

He who pays the piper calls the tune!


Posted: 07/08/2015 at 07:41

  Awww - just like in The Rare Breed|0/The-Rare-Breed.html one of my favourite films

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Whatever next??? 
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