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Posted: 16/07/2016 at 07:12

Meant to say, enjoy your walk Fairy - pics please 


Posted: 16/07/2016 at 07:11

Good morning all 

Things seem calmer in Turkey - I'm not keen on some of Erdogans actions, but he was democratically elected - it's a complex situation ...

its a beautiful morning here - blue skies and sunshine - it's a gardening day 


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:43

Watching the Proms here Fairy. That playing of la Marseillaise was so moving, and the Elgar was magnificent 

Herbs and spices that I can grow in these conditions?

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 16:00

Hi Gardenings

I agree with the others - nothing will grow in a room in a house without a lot of expensive equipment.  Can you get a job working for a garden centre or plant nursery - that way you can learn about growing things and earn a wage at the same time - then maybe one day you can achieve your ambition and have your own gardening business.

Good luck 

help to identify this plant?

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 14:56

I think we've been asked to identify this plant before and  if I remember correctly it was Nutcutlet who knew what it was ... I just wish I could remember what she said ...........................

Was it this? 

Last edited: 15 July 2016 14:59:07


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 11:56

We find that toads like dark corners behind big pots on our terrace, particularly if we leave half of a broken terracotta pot there for them to crawl under and we make sure we keep the area damp. They also like overgrown areas of our shady borders. Again we leave broken pots in dark damp corners under low growing leafy plants and try not to disturb them by too much weeding and tidying


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 10:17

Create the right conditions in your garden and the toads will find you 

Please don't try to introduce wild animals into your garden (or anywhere else) unless you are a real expert and know and can provide all their environmental and nutritional requirements.  


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 09:33

Listening to Nicole Farhi on Desert Island Discs - of course there's a large percentage of French music - very poignant this morning ...


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 09:32

Basically 'difference' ... any sort of difference seems to be enough 


Posted: 15/07/2016 at 07:41

Morning Clari ((hugs))

yes it's hard - but to change who we are and what we do is the aim of the terrorists. - we must not change 

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