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Posted: 31/07/2015 at 18:34

I don't like other people's cats doing their business in my garden, as you'll see from my posts on other similar threads - however, cats don't know any better.

Properly  brought up human beings should know better than to go around deliberately upsetting people


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 18:26

When the grounds were remodelled at my old place of work the central lawn was returfed over sand.  It took quite a long while before it was firm enough to walk on, but it's turned into a good lawn.

Plants turning yellow

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 17:56

Very few diseases affect different species of plants and not many of those plants are particularly prone to insect attack  - it's far more likely to be a cultural problem.

I'd go with over-watering and possibly either under or over feeding as well.


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 17:34
Verdun wrote (see)

Steve.  Don't fall for it.  There is no cake.  There is a cruel game going on here.  I have yet to have any cake 

I'll have to bring one when we visit Cornwall


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 17:26


I've never heard the throat colour of Godwits described as crimson - I'd say it's chestnut.


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 17:18

I think, having consulted my book 'cos I'm not that good on waders,


1. Black-tailed godwit

2. Black-tailed godwits, adults in moult and juveniles

3.  lapwing - probably in moult


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 16:43
1Runnybeak1 wrote (see)
.... Do you think you could rustle up two Apple pies Dove, one for your MIL and one for us lot ?   Please !!!!

Here you are RB

 and in case anyone needs something now with their cuppa there's also a Victoria sponge with plum jam

   Help yourselves ... 

Spotty aeonium

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 15:36

Verdun - you've had quite enough donuts lately, stop touting for more!!!

flowering privet

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 15:33

It's the right time of year to take semi-ripe cuttings with a 'heel' - info here

Good luck

How special we are to share our planet with plants!

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 13:23

1. Poppy

2. one of the mallows (Lavatera family)

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