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Posted: 04/05/2015 at 07:56

Look what I've just read "And Turner, who set female fans’ pulses racing last Sunday by skinny dipping, said: “Cornwall is a great place and we’re coming back in September."

And when are we holidaying in Cornwall?  ........ September!!!  and where?  You've got it, right in the middle of the area used for filming the Nampara Estate and the tin mine



Posted: 04/05/2015 at 07:40

Good morning all

We're going to head off to the coast in a bit   I know there's lots to do in the garden and it's going to rain the rest of the week, but we just feel the need for a good stomp on the beach etc ......


Posted: 03/05/2015 at 21:33

Oh dear oh dear,,oh dear......

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 21:31

That's why the Queen's representative in Parliament, Black Rod, has the door shut in his face and he has to knock to be allowed into the House of Commons to summon them to the State Opening of Parliament - it signifies Parliament's independence from the monarchy/

Plant ID

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 21:26

When it finishes flowering in late spring you can dig it up and split it and next year you'll have loads and loads of lovely lush plants just like that

Here's a video showing you how to do it

plant ID

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 21:12
gardeninglily1 wrote (see)

It took me ages to upload because I keep getting an error message on my kindle. Something like Rad Ajax callback error. Anyone had that before? 

Yes, it's one of the blips on the forum - if you're patient and just wait it does work - as you found

Oh dear oh dear,,oh dear......

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 21:08

And my great grandfather who used to walk five miles to school and back in bare feet every day, carrying his shoes so they didn't wear out would never have become Mayor of Luton - I don't wish to offend anyone, but ........... poppycock and balderdash!!!


Posted: 03/05/2015 at 20:49

I would say frog - the skin looks smooth and I can't see the lumps behind the eye sockets that toads have.  But on the other hand his face isn't as pointy as our frogs

But you don't usually see toads in water - and their skin is usually dry and warty.

He/she does have unusal markings

Buddleia dying

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 20:10

Oh may the saints preserve us from contract gardeners - many of them are not gardeners, they're groundsmen - they wrecked some of the rather choice plants at the gardens where my office was.  You may have found your problem!

Blueberry tree leaves have gone brown and dropped off

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 19:52

And they need rainwater rather than tap water if at all possible otherwise the compost will turn alkaline.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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ID please

Can't remember  
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Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09

Frost tonight!!!???

Check your local forecast ... 
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Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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