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Posted: 08/02/2015 at 19:36

Dd, not quite clear - was that the last cabbage or the last sheep that you had for dinner?

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 19:34

How lovely - we don't get them in the UK - from what I can find out they're a particuarly beautiful type of grouse


Posted: 08/02/2015 at 19:15
Fishy65 wrote (see)

Whoa there!! Spring? Yes its been a lovely day for February but as my Dad has been saying for as long as I can remember, 'February fill dyke, be it black or be it white' 

Your Dad and my Ma too!!!

Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 19:14
Blubell wrote (see)

.......What is the rspb red list?

It means that the population has seriously declined and they're considered endangered.

House Sparrows are on the Red List.


Posted: 08/02/2015 at 18:51

I love the alpinas too Bekkie - so pretty and no trouble at all.  The other alpina on that fence that I'm particularly fond of is a pink Willy


butterfly sighting

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 18:48

Apparently Red Admirals have started to overwinter in parts of the UK, and then on sunny days they'll pop out to feed - yet another reason why it's so important to have some nectar-rich flowers around at this time of year


Posted: 08/02/2015 at 18:40

I've got 4 clematis on a north-facing fence and they're all doing just great.  Here's two of them


 Clematis alpina Pamela Jackman


 Clematis H.F. Young


both on my northfacing fence, planted the previous year.

 Lots here that are happy in shade


Posted: 08/02/2015 at 16:59

A lovely afternoon here too Nut - not that we've had time to be outside - busy sorting and boxing up books so that the builders can move the bookshelves and decorate in the sitting room and dining room this week - but we remarked on how lovely the ashtrees looked with the sunlight on their branches this afternoon

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 13:24

BL ((hugs))  fish and rice sounds good

Exploding branches

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 12:30

Curiouser and curiouser

Can you get in touch with the Peak District National Park people, or maybe the clever people at Kew and see if they have an explanation?

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

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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Last Post: 09/06/2015 at 10:01

Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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Last Post: 07/06/2015 at 17:45

Visit The Old Vicarage Gardens East Ruston - Friday 5th June

Would anyone like to come along? 
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Last Post: 05/06/2015 at 20:09

ID for hardy geranium please

Does anyone recognise this one? 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 09:02

Conference on Ancient Trees and Orchards

Open to all 
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Last Post: 25/05/2015 at 22:47

Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 10:37

Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 20:55


Do bees become addicted? 
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Last Post: 30/04/2015 at 15:24

Copper tape

What do your slugs make of it? 
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