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Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 14:17
Daniel Haynes says:

Right, everyone - I'm nipping out to the supermarket, ....


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 While you're there could you pick up a couple of bottles of lemonade or ginger ale please  - I've found a bottle of Pimms in the garage but we've nothing to mix it with ................. 

why did we worry?

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 12:22

Just don't do anything irrevocable ... looks like it's going to be cooler next weekend 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:39

To expand on my preference for 'useful' rather than 'like' .......... I remember a time when one or two members (no longer around) actually got competitive about the number of 'reads' and 'posts' on 'their' threads 

Your new-look forum

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:38
Daniel Haynes says:

Oh yes, it's definitely an age thing 


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 I s'pose it's the same for falling asleep at concerts 


Re 'buttons'  - I'll go with 'useful' ....... less subjective and personal. 

Invasive Plant taking over bed (and lawn)

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 11:17

Yes, it spreads around by sucker and seed - as I said, often used to provide cover for game - just a few plants will fill a thicket pretty quickly.  

why did we worry?

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 10:37

Don't look at the lawn edges, just look at the colour ....... wallflowers and tulips thrown in last autumn when I had no time to do any proper gardening just so that we'd have some colour this spring 




As for heatwave ... thin summer duvet on the bed last night, windows wide open all night - sweltering now 

Invasive Plant taking over bed (and lawn)

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 09:24

Ah, hello Bob - your post didn't appear until I'd posted my last.  Yes, Snap!!! 

Invasive Plant taking over bed (and lawn)

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 09:23

Got it!  It's the Snowberry or Symphoricarpos 


http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/plants/plant_finder/plant_pages/11587.shtml 


Invasive Plant taking over bed (and lawn)

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 09:16

I know what it is and I can't for the life of me think of its name - it has small pink flowers and round white fruits and used to be commonly grown as ground cover in game woods.  I shall get my books out ... 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 08:10

Oooh Panda ........... you look gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!! 


And yes, BL's Open Garden is today .............. enjoy!!! 


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