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Resurrected Seventeen

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:24

Hello folks 

Thinking of Joyce and her family today.  ((hugs))

"There's been a massacree! "

Wood pigeon feathers all over the bottom of the garden ............. 

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:16


They might just mean 'pull it up quick before it seeds everywhere' 

Looking for a specific type of rose. Please advise.

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:13

Have a look at 

I don't know whether it's happy in semi-shade, but I'm sure that if you contact Classic Roses they will tell you .  They're a very reputable supplier. 

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:04

The reason I don't think it's a dandelion is because, if you look at the centre top of the picture, there's an upright stem with leaves growing from it. It looks to me as if that's going to produce a flower 'spike' .Dandelions don't do that . 

Last edited: 06 July 2017 08:04:54

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 08:02

You've certainly got a beauty there Pansy 

Is this plant dangerous?

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 07:56

I think it's one of the several Sonchus  ... sow thistle ... not dangerous ... another of the plants I used to pick by the arm full  for pet rabbits, goats and the pigs on the farm  when I was a child.

The leaves don't look quite the right colour for the Sonchus oleraceus - the Common Sowthistle ... they have a sort of glaucus tinge, but ere are a few other varieties, plus hybrids between them ... however none of them are dangerous 

Send us a photo of it when it's in flower and we'll be able to confirm whether it's a dandelion or a sow thistle ...... and then, f you don't keep pet rabbits and goats, you can pull them up before the seeds ripen and drift across your neighbours' gardens and you rapidly lose popularity 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 07:40

Good morning all  G'day Pat 

Yes, I got back to sleep and didn't wake again until my coffee arrived at 6 ish.  

Now OH is at work and I'm downstairs ... I've even been out in the front garden with the camera 

It's good to have the photos back ... thanks Nora and the team 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 06/07/2017 at 03:50

Bless you Pdoc ((Hugs)). Hope I didn't come over as being mean to you. You have my utmost respect and admiration ,,, just painting the picture from a different viewpoint. (( more hugs)). 

I seem

to be having a Hosta moment or two ... Unusual for me 

the blackbirds are very loud 

Last edited: 06 July 2017 03:50:54

Coming soon... At last ....Chateau de Gateau

Posted: 05/07/2017 at 23:17

Lots of positive thoughts, cheering, waving of bunting and crossed fingers heading your way from over here 


Posted: 05/07/2017 at 23:02

Yes there's a problem ... Nora has told the tech team. Let's hope there's a quick fix ... 

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