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Dovefromabove


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Lilly beatles

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 19:25

I pinch and squidge.  -  I agree, there seems to be a plague this year 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 19:22

Glad to see you back Rb 


Zonked on the sofa now - good tennis session, great lunch with friend including a few Aperol spritz  Chatting in the restaurant until after 4  when I realised I'd have to rush to catch my bus.  

Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 19:08

Verdun   I would never normally have bought a dog of that quality breeding, and anyway I'd been looking for a bull-mastiff to guard the smallholding, but a labrador breeder/show person moved into our village and I saw Boss and his siblings when their eyes were just opening and again when they were about 6 weeks old.  


He waddled over to me and and sat on my foot - I was smitten  - Boss joined our family and stayed with us until he was a venerable 14 years old 

Invasive plant indentification

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 18:45

Definitely elder - it's not flowering 'cos it flowers on wood produced the previous year and you've had it cut back.  Use SBK Brushwood killer to kill it off.  


http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/about114.html 

anyone know what this is?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 18:07

Could your small leaved climber possibly have been an annual?   There are several - what were the flowers like?

Update on improvements to forum

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 12:52

She posted on the Ranters thread a little while ago 

Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 12:32

Totally agree Verdun 


Our last lab was from a working and show background - this http://www.k9data.com/pedigree.asp?ID=359961 was his sire and Boss was his carbon copy - a wonderful dog who showed successfully and was also a great family pet - fit as a flea enjoying a long day in the fields with us just as much as an evening by the fire - once I'd taught him not to pinch the sausages from the pantry! 

Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 12:16

Hi Runnybeak 


Labradors eh?   Years ago the village shopkeeper had a labrador.  The shopkeeper's wife went to the Cash and Carry and bought one of those huge blocks of cheddar cheese and left it on the kitchen counter for her husband to cut into blocks, wrap in clingfilm and price up for the shop. 


You've guessed it  ............. yes, the whole lot!!!  Plastic wrapping and all !!!   He had an 'upset tum' for nearly a week!!! 

Lichen

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 10:22

I can remember noticing lichen for the first time when I was about 12 years old walking through an oak wood on Dartmoor.  Although I lived on a farm in very rural part of Suffolk I'd not noticed lichen on trees before.  Now we've even got lichen on our trees in a more or less suburban garden.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 10:13

Pat, Perhaps Hosta should speak sternly to your OH regarding his knee 

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