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Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:19

Have a lovely time everyone - and if it's very very cold don't forget, that's what tea and cake are for 


Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:09

Oooh, take care in that weather people!

 I'm going to sign out now for the evening and get on with some knitting and watch old episodes of Cheers! 

See you tomorrow - sweet dreams folks

New to growing veg

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 19:53

Hi Lynnieatt1   (think you'll probably be known as Lynnie from know on ).

No, keep off your allotment while the soil is wet and claggy - basically if it's sticking to your boots and making them feel heavy you stay indoors and look at seed catalogues and make plans - it's not time to start things yet, don't worry 


Posted: 11/02/2014 at 19:40

However, when I whinge it's because I'm really poorly and everyone should make a fuss of me - I've got a sinusy headache 

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Posted: 11/02/2014 at 19:30

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Posted: 11/02/2014 at 19:15
Tracey-Newbie wrote (see)
PS, why get your coat Dove, it's true and you obviously have more experience of our faithful hounds than I do so much appreciated.....I'll toughen up and stop being a softie northerner LOL!

Good idea - otherwise he'll still be limping and whinging 6 months from now, 'cos you obviously like him doing it as you make a fuss of him when he does it .......  been there myself and got the tee shirt years ago 

Hey folks - I didn't tell you about my exciting delivery did I?  

It's ok, don't get over excited, it wasn't a plant ................ it was a new digital max/min garden thermometer.  Got fed up with the one I bought from the GC last year - the mercury and the floating marker thingy got all tangled up with each other within a week - Santa didn't bring me one so a couple of days ago I just went for it and Amazon delivered today -

 £18.90 inc delivery on Amazon.  Very clear and simple to use - let's see how it goes 


Posted: 11/02/2014 at 18:50
Tracey-Newbie wrote (see)
Thanks Lily, I hope he stops this winging soon.....I don't know what to do

Tracey ((hugs)) harden your heart my lass - when a doggie feels really pawly he'll slink off and hide in a corner - doggie whinging is attention seeking behaviour and as such should be ignored, not rewarded with attention - he's just playing on your guilt 'cos you took him to that nasty vet who stuck needles in him  

........................ I'll get my coat 


Under planting with snowdrops

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 18:43

I'd put snowdrops there, they'll look gorgeous.

Also, have you considered some of the silver leaved lamiums?  Beacon Silver is gorgeous as is Silver Frost - there are several silver leaved pinky mauve  flowered lamiums - I think they're lovely and so useful in dry shade 

Rhodo vs Azalea

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 18:08

Thanks Edd - that is really helpful 

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Posted: 11/02/2014 at 16:48

Cheers folks 

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