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Posted: 15/09/2015 at 07:45

Good morning Clari and Verdun

It looks dry (ish) and bright here too - hopefully the last of the pre-holiday laundry will be dry by this evening. 

Verdun, if you'd just keep an eye on the St Aggie area for us, use your special powers to deflect any strong gusts etc


Posted: 15/09/2015 at 07:16

Spring blossom - how lovely


Posted: 15/09/2015 at 06:48

Good morning Chicky

Only two sleeps left now


Posted: 15/09/2015 at 06:34

Good morning all   G'day Pat   Hope the doctor sorts you out quickly 

Damp and cooler (9.9C) out there this morning. 

I hope your weather forecast's right Hosta - that doesn't sound too bad

Weren't they talking about a hurricane in the southwest yesterday?




Posted: 14/09/2015 at 21:02

Sorry to hear that GWRS 

is there anything i can plant now or should i just wait?

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 20:58

At the end of October you can sow some Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia - they'll grow slowly through the winter without any protection, then give you a crop around the end of May before the blackfly are about to spoil them


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 19:35
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

.... Dove, Lyn's right. We can always tell the outsiders from the locals. Locals never wash their cars in these parts. We're surrounded by farms and half the traffic is tractors, great big muddy tractors.

The car always gets a wash and brush up for holidays - the last one was two years ago


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:58

Awww!  OH has just come back from Waitrose with some fresh cobnuts

protecting cherry trees

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:49

I'd put the pot up on feet or bricks to ensure good drainage over the winter, and bubble wrap the pot so that the soil and roots don't get frozen. 

The tree itself should be fine, but when it blossoms in the spring you might need to fleece it at night if it's frosty.


Posted: 14/09/2015 at 18:45

KEF - love MASH - bought OH the complete boxed set for his birthday - still working our way through it - he says it's the best present he's ever had.

Heating is on - it'll help dry some jeans as well as keep us warm.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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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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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?

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