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I've got a new butterfly

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 20:20


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 19:57
KEF wrote (see)

Clari, I think Dove would have 2 asprin, no cider, gargle with TCP and go to bed with a home made hot lemon & honey drink

Me, I'd have the cider and the asprin and eat maltesers.

Hope you feel better tommorow ..hugs x

 You malign me KEF!!! - what about gargling with some hot cider and honey with a couple of cloves in it - much better than TCP 'cos you can swallow it  

And better than maltesers - suck on some cinder toffee and let it trickle down your throat  

Something burrowing in my greenhouse

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 19:54

4cm - I'd be pretty certain that's been made by a rat. 


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 19:51

Hello folks   I'm back after spending the day with son and Aged Ps.  

Ma doesn't know who I am - she thinks I'm her sister visiting to sort things out because her grandmother has just died - she's had a telegram!   And why haven't I been to see her mother?

 It's  as if I've not got a mother any more  


Pa knows who I am 

Things still getting bashed about in the garden - the mystery squash/raspberry conglomerate is totally entangled!

But my Star Child has its first flower  VERDUN!!!  My Star Child has it's first flower!!!

Help please.

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 11:48
On my phone so cant see it well. Looks like an echevaria. Needs to be frost free in the winter. Keep on the dry ish side.


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 08:12
bekkie hughes wrote (see)
No problem BM, toast is one of the few things i can do!

Guys, can i pick your brains please, i let OH go to butchers unsupervised, he has brought 5kg of chicken breast which he had GARDEN MINTmarinade added to???? I usually make 4 wraps for him each day with a sliced chicken breast in each, what the heck will go with minty chicken?

A yoghurty dressing, and some cucumber 

Right, I'm off to visit son then Aged Ps - back this evening - have a lovely day folks! 


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 07:30

Go back to bed Clari - that's just how I felt yesterday - must be an internet virus!  

You best reccomendation

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 07:27

One of the reasons I love it is that it flowers so well that I don't feel guilty cutting some for the house - it looks gorgeous in a jug with some Alchemilla mollis  and a few sprigs of something blue 


Posted: 11/08/2014 at 07:21

Cheers Bekkie - just as well we didn't wander around Beth Chatto's garden in the wet - it wouldn't have done me any good and I'd have given it to everyone else - every cloud has a silver lining 

You best reccomendation

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 07:20

How long have you got ............... 

To start with,

I have grown Rosa Bonica in several gardens - a very pretty rose, flowering continuously throughout the summer and into late autumn, never seems to get disease.  Not the world's strongest perfume, but practically perfect in every other way. 

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