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Posted: 02/06/2015 at 11:19

Wonky - I only offered you the Spa day 'cos that's what MoB's have to do - I knew you wouldn't accept it

Hello Jo


Wonky - Re Flatface - too much info   I'm cooking pasties

Hosta - take care out there! ((hugs))

Re Verdun's Lottery Win - I think we need to head down to his log cabin for a celebration - he's bound to want us to help him spend it

Should I worry about these bugs ?

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:48

Totally agree with Nut.


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 09:28

How lovely Fidget

Good morning Wonky   Get well soon Keep warm!!!

Cabbages etc

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 07:27

I wouldn't !!!


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 07:06

Verdun - I hadn't heard - truly truly sad - a courageous and inspirational politician and a great and lovely man - I'm in real shock ............


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 06:42

 Help yourself Chicky   Lesley too ..........plenty for everyone ............

Coffee's on it's way ........



Posted: 02/06/2015 at 06:35

Winter - here you are

 Brain food

Good morning Chicky

vigorously growing pear tree not fruiting

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 06:31

Most pears need another pear tree from the right group in order to be properly pollinated - some (e.g. Conference and Concorde) are at least partially self-fertile and will produce a reasonable crop without a pollination partner (but an even better one with).

Your difficulty in providing a pollination partner will be knowing the variety of the pear tree you have in order to select a partner from the right group. 

Info here

Remember that pears will not ripen to the eating stage on the tree - they need picking before that stage and storing - explanation here

Hope that helps

Magpies attacking blackbird and nest

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 06:15

Very intelligent birds, the corvids

Next weeks forecast

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 06:13

At the moment a heatwave here would be  anything over 20C for more than an hour or so

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