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Posted: 08/09/2015 at 08:07

Good morning Clari and everyone else

Not sure about that frog gender article - it seems it refers to frogs in the USA "...The findings were tests carried out at 21 ponds in southwestern Connecticut in 2012...."  Don't see how the newspaper can say that "...Britain's love affair with an immaculate lawns and grow-your-own vegetables may be having an unexpected impact on frog population..."

Wonky   take it steady - it'll all come right.  ((hugs)) to your lovely hub.  Don't forget to eat!!!!!!!!!

Grass clippings spreading into bark

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 07:59

Your neighbour's obviously very proud of his new home and is determined to keep it nice - so much better than a neighbour who doesn't give a damn about what the place looks like - so complying as much as possible with what seems like slightly irritating demands will be to your advantage. 

If he moves and you get a new neighbour who lets dandelions grow and seed across your lawn, that will be much more irritating

Rose cutting in a potato

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 07:10

We think it'd been dragged in there during a rainy spell a few days earlier and left as it was ... Ma's never had much of a head for alcohol ... my cousin married a girl from Normandy and Calvados was drunk between courses.  Again Ma knew that something made from apples could not be very potent, so relaxed and had a few, and relaxed a bit more ...... the drive home from Bedfordshire to Suffolk was quite an adventure, she insisted on stopping at every service station she saw for ice-cream!  And this was nearly 20 years ago, well before the dementia arrived! 

Suitable trellis for fence panels

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 06:57

That's what we have - we've got clematis, honeysuckles and grapevines on them perfectly fine.


Posted: 08/09/2015 at 06:54

Good morning all   

a mild damp autumnal morning out there - there are white mushrooms all over one of the raised beds - superficially they look like edible field mushroom, but on closer inspection the gills are white so are not field mushrooms are are not edible!  They look fabulous though


Posted: 08/09/2015 at 06:41

Don't thank me, thank Nut or Fidget


Posted: 07/09/2015 at 20:25

Hello folks I'm home, cauliflower cheese has been eaten, now I'm on the sofa with University Challenge, hoping I'll stay awake until the end of Only Connect

Rose cutting in a potato

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 20:11

Ma didn't believe that a drink made from a potato could be alcoholic - she had a small glass and went to hang the washing out - Pa found her over an hour later sound asleep on the sunlounger .............................................. in the shed. 

Help needed!

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 20:01
B3 wrote (see)
Is there any way you can have a link to images of plants? It's a pain to have to Google them when someone mentions an unfamiliar plant in a posting.

It's so simple to google - highlight the word and right click then click on the Search Google option - couldn't be any simpler

Grass clippings spreading into bark

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 13:46

I think the tarpaulin is a good idea - and I think it would be good to let the neighbours know that you've taken their concerns on board and have come up with a way of keeping everyone happy.  Explain what you're going to do and seek their agreement.

Good neighbourly relations are worth their weight in gold and if you sometimes have to go the extra mile, it'll be worth it

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