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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:58

Always after a percentage, eh Hosta ? 

My favorate photo

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:49
Lou12 wrote (see)

Love monkshood and your lawn is lovely.


Ditto on both counts.

I spotted the fly - I spotted the spider's web too 


Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:45
chicky wrote (see)

Dove boldly go where noone has been before  ........

Absolutely Chicky!   Have a good day - watch out, we've got freezing fog thickening up around here!  

Weights measures and terminology

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:36

And in my garden we more usually come across the Might have bean 


Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:22

Good morning Chicky   it gladdens my heart too   Split infinitives have long been thorns in my side   (that's not to say that I don't split them myself of course, but only when required for artistic purposes). 

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:19

Think it's going to rain on Thursday, according to the forecast ... what the heck! 

But we'll have to make sure Panda stays warm and dry, with her chest!  I think warms drinks, cakes and scones will be compulsory - on health grounds don't you know! 

Oooh!  They do proper lunches too ......Hot soup and jacket tatties - that's what we'll need! 


Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:04

Good morning all  G'day Pat 

I've just heard from brother - he's in Alice Springs heading for Uluru - apparently it's 'quite hot' ... he's heading for Tassie next week.  

Edd - that's so sweet - love Saint-Saens   Try him with Britten's Young Person's Guide next?   When I was very little I was very keen on Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kijé (I loved the story as well as the music) and Peter & the Wolf of course.  Also some of the music for Coppelia - there's some very accessible stuff out there for youngsters.  My son says he always feels 'funny inside' when he hears Greig's Peer Gynt Suite - I used to play it a lot when I was pregnant with him 

Hosta, hope all goes well today ((hugs))


I usually have no problem in growing Morning Glory - I grow it up tepees of bamboo canes - I've even known it self-seed in my last garden which was a north-facing inner city 'yard'.  The trick is not to plant it out too early or the leaves turn white and it's stunted.  



Unusual behaviour of Magpies

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 19:55

Edd - I remember reading that too - sort of starter nests which will only be finished when the female makes her choice and the finish the nest together.

Inspiration needed.

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 19:50

 Would one of these be useful?


Posted: 15/02/2016 at 19:46

And as for boys behaving badly ...


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