Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 23:21

Great tennis  Then went for a walk across the marshes with OH. Been dozing on the sofa since then..


Pat  Happy Birthday to your OH 


 Sleep tight the rest of you. 

ANOTHER Plant ID

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:44

I can see what Nut means - bottom left hand corner, just above the brown stem ... 

ANOTHER Plant ID

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:33

It looks like a clematis from here 


There's all different sorts - some grow bigger than others and flower at different times ... has it had any flowers this year?  How long have you known it?


It looks as if it needs a trellis or wires or something to climb up so that it's more spread out and less tangled.  

Plant ID Please

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:29

Great!  A pic when it flowers would be good 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:25

It's fine if it suits him - but I think he'd look much better (and possibly younger) with soft silver around the edges, rather than a lump of monotone dark chestnut a la Ronald Reagan.  


But you're right - we females get annoyed when the chaps criticise the women players' appearance, so maybe we should just concentrate on how good they are at what they do ... but then, a man who is so obviously comfortable in his own skin, like MacEnroe, is so much better to listen to ... 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:50

Absolutely agree Fairy - Mac looks soooooooooooooooo much better than Cash ... love the silver.  And is that all Cash's own or has he borrowed some? 


Re my earlier post about the herb bed - I just mentioned to OH a thought I've been having about turning that area at the edge of the terrace into another (bigger) pond and turning the smaller one under the ash tree into a bog garden - I thought he'd give me 'one of those looks'  but he's all for the idea - it's on the cards for next spring 

Gardener's Garters

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:37

Thanks Fairy - now we can tell Wonky 

Plant ID Please

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:34

Hi 


The plant with the wider leaves looks as if it could be an echinacea.


The rest is willowherb - a weed which seeds and spreads - pull it up ... gently ... and your echinacea will have a much better chance.  

Gardener's Garters

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 13:29

Yes Hazel, it's the first one.  


Wonky has some of the second one - I was looking at hers yesterday and wondering whether it's a Carex? 


BCD - I'm planning to keep mine in check with the strimmer, if the need arises 

Gardener's Garters

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 12:59

B3 - you have a PM 

Last edited: 10 July 2016 13:00:14

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