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Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 12:49

The big trug had filled up with rainwater and an unwary mouse must have slipped ... a haiku waiting to be written ... 

Last edited: 30 July 2017 12:50:13

Anyone know what this climbing shrub is?

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 12:45

Yes, a gorgeous thing and the scent is wonderful.

Not to be confused with Hydrangea petiolaris, the deciduous one.  

Think the Pileostegia is less hardy and benefits from a sheltered spot ... that walled garden looks ideal.  

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 12:39
Clarington says:

Mods on a weekend?

See original post

 They do appear to keep an eye out for problems ... think they may have been on a mission as some WUMS think that they have a free rein to misbehave here at the weekends ... now it's obvious that they don't 

Pdoc ... hope OH is feeling better soon ((hugs)).  We must have had enough rain overnight ... there's none left here although they promised it would be wet all day.  I've been out titivating/dead heading etc, picking sweet peas (thank you Wonky) and runner beans ... we found a haiku waiting to be written ... I took a photo ... I'll put it on the photography thread ... it's too sad for here ... 

Last edited: 30 July 2017 12:41:28

Have I been wasting my time?

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 12:27
pansyface says:


 At the farm shop where OH works  the blackbirds help themselves to cherries from the stall outside the front of the shop ... OH has to chase them off 

But in the garden  I don't net gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries or black currants and the birds seem to ignore them ... I do net brassicas in the winter.  

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 08:09

Looks like it ... 

Rain and grey skies have been replaced by blue sky and bright sunshine   Not what the forecast says ...

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 07:58

Kind of you Clari but I'll forgo the mud ... OH has made it back upstairs with a second mug. 

Fairy  dontcha just love the Mods 

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Posted: 30/07/2017 at 07:46

Any chance of a coffee! 

Lyn & Hostafans day out

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 07:44

Frit  I'm still in bed using my phone  ... I've never knowingly seen a Silverwashed Fritillary ... But we do get Commas around here. 

Would you believe some b**tard has dug up

and stolen

some milkweed plants and Swallowtail Butterfly eggs from a

Reserve in the Broads 

Lyn & Hostafans day out

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 07:09

Ah ... Of course 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 07:08

Wet here ... Think it's an indoor day ... As long as I can get out to pick runner beans and tarragon for roasted chicken ... I've got a jacket I knitted last year to sew up for our holiday ... better get on with it ...

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