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Small earth mounds on lawn

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 15:19

It sounds to me like the work of ants - they excavate tunnels under ground and carry individual grains of soil up to the surface and leave it in a small mound. 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 14:10

Hello all  I'm back from the city having travelled in looking decidedly shaggy and returned with a much sleeker hairdo - fortunately it rained before I got to the salon and not when I left  

I picked up a large and very fresh mackerel from the market fish stall and some good-looking shin of beef from the butcher plus some lovely plums from one of the green-grocer stalls, and some mascara from Boots the Chemist. Now I'm home with some M&S sushi for lunch - it's wet and drippy out there so I shall spend the afternoon knitting before spicing and pan-frying the mackerel and serving it with some red rice and quinoa and tenderstem broccoli. 

If anyone wishes to join me on the sofa they're very welcome - the kettle is on ... 

Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 09:45

This article gives an interesting insight into the way Adrian Bloom uses plants 

Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 08:14

Pretty sure that's Imperator Red Baron  Adrian Bloom has planted it like a river running through a very large bed from one edge to another. It looks fantastic 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 08:01

Morning Fairy, Joyce et al 

Gorgeous photo 

I quite like thunderstorms  But not this morning please. I have to go into the city to get my hair cut - don't want to come back a drowned rat 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 07:24

Goodness me! Happy anniversary Mr & Mrs Fidget 

Bressingham Gardens autumn colour

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 06:56

Part - I understand. Fortunately snakes aren't a problem here. We only have three, and one, the Smooth snake is harmless and extremely rare.   The more common ones are the harmless Grass Snake ( which I have seen in that garden and in my own) and the adder or viper which, although it has a venomous bite prefers to keep away from humans - it is most often seen in dry areas on sunny days when it likes to sunbathe in the open. Occasionally you hear of a dog being bitten, often because they've been curious and gone and sniffed at them , but people are rarely harmed. 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 06:46

Good morning all  G'day Pat 

Im hoping that a mug of coffee will arrive soon ...

Identify plant

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 23:43

A lovely thing. I bought mine from the 'nearly dead' section at the GC, and it still cost me more than a fiver a couple of years ago. 


Posted: 09/10/2016 at 20:41

There is a glitch at the moment which the team are trying to fix.  I'm sure someone will be in touch with you when they're back in the office. 

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Wot izzit?

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