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Posted: 29/05/2014 at 09:58

Mrs G - you should've gone to Specsavers!!!   The appointment was at 8.30 and I called in at the Farm Shop on the way home - the nice young man there carried my shopping to my car 

Last time I had my BP checked GP said I was on the highest dose of that med I could have, and if it didn't improve they'd have to try something else - three months later and BP s better than it's been in a long while 

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 09:40

Verdun - If In Doubt Jump In???


Posted: 29/05/2014 at 09:35

Hello folks - back from the surgery - BP greatly improved  that's what retirement and gardening does for you, as opposed to social work!!!  We shall wait to see if the cholesterol tests instigates an invitation to see the GP 

No gardening this morning - heavy drizzle here in Norfolk if you get the picture 


Posted: 29/05/2014 at 07:00

Morning Fg and Lesley   

My birds are shouting rather than singing at the moment - there's a couple of magpies about!


Posted: 29/05/2014 at 06:34

Good morning KEF  - I wish I could have my usual mug of coffee - cholesterol test at 8.30 

Apple tree problem

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 06:33

Possibly an aphid problem - I would make up a weak soap solution and spray them


Posted: 29/05/2014 at 06:23

Good morning all  

We have the big orange slugs here too - on warm damp mornings in late summer we  find them making baby slugs on the lawn - the big ones eat the little ones so I leave them alone. 

Sad and sorry looking

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 06:08

Commercial Christmas tree growers prune lateral branches to promote bushy growth, so there may be a chance for it yet, but what are you going to do with it then?  Norwegian Spruce grow and grow and grow - do you have the space for it?  

In time it will grow to 60ft or more tall and 20-40ft wide - if that is planted in your garden either you or someone who comes after you will have an expensive bill from a tree surgeon to take it down.

Sometimes things are free for a reason 

Don't say you haven't been warned! 


Posted: 29/05/2014 at 05:59


What's this??

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 20:10

Looks like Creeping Jenny to me too Daniel 

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