Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 06:39

Good morning all - Bressingham here we come 

BL, I've not taken sugar in my coffee (only drink Darjeeling tea and that only occasionally) since I was 11 when I discovered that my Gardening Granny didn't take sugar and I thought it must be very grown up not to take sugar, and above all I wanted to be grown up ...................... I'm still waiting 

Aperol and soda's very similar to Campari but without the bitters taste, and very cooling.  

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 06:33

Perhaps we could arrange a Lincolnshire meet sometime - we could stay at MIL's in S. Lincs which would mean we were halfway there already - I'm quite keen on seeing the walled gardens at Normanby Hall - where else is there to choose from in your direction? 

 

Anyway, we digress - for today the forecast has changed a bit and they're talking about the possibility of thundery showers this afternoon - I'm not going to allow it and will get Fg to wave her wand (however, I shall bring a waterproof jacket as everytime I do that it's never needed).  More important will be sunscreen, floppy hats and money for icecream   oh, and fully charged cameras 

See you soon Panda - you know where and when 

JUST FOR MIKE

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 06:23

Mike - bless you I know the catheter is grim, my Pa has had one for over 4 years.  It'll soon be out and you'll be feeling much more like yourself.  Try to look forward to sitting out in your garden and enjoying the summer - if you can relax the pain will ease.

Some of us are going to Bressingham Gardens today so I'll post some pictures this evening.  I'll have an ice cream on your behalf - I'm so kind 

Thinking of you ((hugs))

Gardener's World and the average gardener

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:28

He did seem more relaxed. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:21

 Dozing now - busy day ahead.

Sweet dreams everyone ....

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:14

One day maybe ...................... 

Under-gardener Award

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:06

Hey Mike   I think we're pretty good at keeping the Under gardeners happy 

Soap solution for greenfly

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:05

I find that Ecover works just as well 

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 20:53

You could've got a train from Peterborough to Norwich then I could've picked you up BB   but it would still have been a long journey for you.... and I quite understand about the ME - daughter had it through her teens and twenties following glandular fever - totally mucked up her education and much of what should've been a brilliant time of her life. 

Pond

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 20:42

Their eggs are also protected and deliberate disturbance is illegal. 

I'm also pretty certain that a grass snake is the best judge of what is 'suitable habitat' for grass snakes..

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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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