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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 08:43
KEF wrote (see)

Hugs for Lily's friend & daughter x

Matty brill news about health and your grandson 

Steve lol 

Lyn & Verdun xx

Keep laughing folks it's hard to cry when laughing 


Wot she said

Red Admiral

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 06:50

They come to hibernate in our homes in the autumn, then we turn the heating up around Christmas and wake them up. 

A quiet dark corner in a frostfree garage or shed is the place for them. 

They won't survive in a warm house.

Roses blooming Winter

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 06:42

How lovely   We've had a long and very warm autumn - it's stimulated a lot of summer/autumn flowering plants to carry on and on and on, particularly in sheltered spots.   As Dave says, as the weather gets really wintry they'll get discouraged. 

When I was a child Ma had a sheltered southwest facing rose garden - most years there were usually a few blooms for the table on Christmas Day!


Posted: 03/01/2015 at 06:35

Good morning folks    I've just been listening to Open Country on Radio 4, coming from the Suffolk coast at Dunwich and Minsmere - fabulous - if you missed it Listen Again!

Gemma , my sister in law is from Combs near Stowmarket.  I grew up near Debenham.

BL - I'll wait to hear from you



Posted: 02/01/2015 at 19:40

BL - which bit of Suffolk do you need B&Bs in?  I used to live in Mid Suffolk (Framlingham/Halesworth area) and have family in and know Suffolk Coastal (from Southwold down the coast to Aldeburgh/Orford area well - if you need some suggestions for those areas PM me

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 17:57

Fingers crossed - that all sounds very hopeful


Posted: 02/01/2015 at 17:50

You could be Lizzie's Busy Lizzie

Back from visiting Aged Ps - both quite well, Ma not too muddled, Pa just old and tired.  I left them to get on with their Shepherd's Pie and trifle and visited son - think he had a housework blitz when I phoned and said I was coming - everything very clean and shiny and a smell of polish! LOL

Pdoc, sorry your greenhouse wasn't insured   When we moved here I was determined to have one, but there's nowhere to put one really - can't go under the ash trees as they drop twigs, and anyway it'd go all green, and anywhere else would just be all wrong - so now I've just got a little wooden mini-greenhouse.  It does mean that I can't go and potter in it when the weather's bad and I don't have a potting bench etc, but I do my potting up on sunny days on the table on the terrace - OH can have his studio doors slid back and bring the coffee or Sauv. blanc out to me while I'm potting - every cloud has a silver lining

NYD flower count 2015

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 10:32

Aha, I'd missed your post Chicky

NYD flower count 2015

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 10:16

Could Panda's silvery leaved foliage plant be Helichrysum petiolare?

Often used for bedding and pots so it would go with the others.

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