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Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:59

Yes Topbird - I know that GC and farm shop - they enticed one of OH's colleagues away to join them .  That being said, I've bought some very good plants there at reasonable prices.  

Welcome back Hosta


Posted: 11/11/2015 at 17:51

Topbird If he was on your hit list in September just you wait until this lunchtime's edition

Glad you enjoyed Norwich, it was a lovely sunny morning - which GC did you visit?


Posted: 11/11/2015 at 17:18

Not a 'blonde' moment Lyn, that was the plan for yesterday but it got postponed as I felt poorly - OH found fish curry in the freezer for yesterday

Pam, I'm really sorry about your old dog, but wish you much joy with your new one - we shall expect photos and a progress report you know

Pond Life

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 17:15

As I understand it the males bury themselves in the sludge at the bottom of the pond and the females hibernate on land

We went with a heavy duty pvc liner - the preformed ones are hellish in my experience

Pond Life

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 16:52

Did your parents let you play with mud when you were a child - if not, now's your chance

solanum crispum

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 16:50

Best to cut back hard in the early spring, just as it starts into growth  - but you can remove some of the top growth now to stop it waving about in the winter wind

Pond Life

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 16:46

Make sure the  frogs can get out of the tubs - at this time of year the females leave the water to hibernate on land.

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 16:40

You've got it in one!!!

Thanks for the kind words

solanum crispum

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 15:56

You can cut it hard back - it'll grow again from the base - and then tie it in as it grows, don't wait until the branches have become stiff and unwieldy

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 15:52


I went for a walk across the marshes today - so glad I took my camera

 And, there I was, sitting on the river bank ............ and along came these two handsome chaps

 Guess what happened next? .............................. It's a good job I like labradors! LOL

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