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Posted: 24/03/2015 at 07:53

Raining here too, so it's the last bookcase sorting day (well, for me - there's still one upstairs that OH is halfway through tackling.   I shall be sorting out cookery and gardening books

KEF - have a lovely lunch with friend


Posted: 24/03/2015 at 06:49

Good morning you two and any/everybody else who's about

Watched Kew on a Plate, then straight to bed and slept solidly until 6am, dreaming about helping my solicitor to run a hockey team  

Temps dropped to nearly freezing here overnight, but already up to 6.4C

punkdoc wrote (see)

....  Study now is virtually empty and can now be used as a garden planning room....

  Mine's got a lot more space in it too - still boxes of Aged P's papers etc, but they can be in a heap in the corner.  Question - at what stage should one's adult children take on responsibility for storing the box of their first school books etc


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 20:28

Hello Panda - isnt it lovely when we get surprises like that? 

It's nothing you've said    but OH has just brought a bar of chocolate to the sofa and we're going to watch Only Connect - see you tomorrow

color changing flowers

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:43


Methinks the OP is being disingenuous


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:42
fidgetbones wrote (see)

.... .My Nan told us how they used to boil all the live crabs before selling them on the market.

She used to stuff her fingers in her ears as the crabs "screamed"

For any faint-hearted crustacean fans - it's not screaming - it's the expanding air exiting the shell - it acts like a whistle  

color changing flowers

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:37

Is Daniel promoting the cloudfunding enterprise or is he interested in growing colourful petunias?  I'm not clear what his post is about


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:33

Thought he'd been your garden slave today ?- it obviously got in the way of his kitchen planning

Help with fertiliser

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:23

No cooked food, meat or fish in your compost bin - but all your potato, fruit and veg peelings and cores, vegetable outer leaves etc, brown paper bags, newspaper, brown cardboard, vacuum dust-bag contents, egg shells, tea bags, coffee grounds, lawn mowings, pet hair ........... lots of info here


Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:07

I've found an online supplier


Well done Gardengirl - put your feet up!!!  That's an order

It's my birthday

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 18:38

Happy Birthday Flumpy


Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Autumn colour

Photos of the autumn jewels in our gardens 
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Geum Totally Tangerine

It's got to be moved ... 
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If you could only choose one ........... 
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Winter container display

Stuck for ideas 
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Or shall we stick with our seed swap? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2015 at 19:53

Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Congratulations to you both ... 
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