Dovefromabove


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Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 12:32

Totally agree Verdun 


Our last lab was from a working and show background - this http://www.k9data.com/pedigree.asp?ID=359961 was his sire and Boss was his carbon copy - a wonderful dog who showed successfully and was also a great family pet - fit as a flea enjoying a long day in the fields with us just as much as an evening by the fire - once I'd taught him not to pinch the sausages from the pantry! 

Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 12:16

Hi Runnybeak 


Labradors eh?   Years ago the village shopkeeper had a labrador.  The shopkeeper's wife went to the Cash and Carry and bought one of those huge blocks of cheddar cheese and left it on the kitchen counter for her husband to cut into blocks, wrap in clingfilm and price up for the shop. 


You've guessed it  ............. yes, the whole lot!!!  Plastic wrapping and all !!!   He had an 'upset tum' for nearly a week!!! 

Lichen

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 10:22

I can remember noticing lichen for the first time when I was about 12 years old walking through an oak wood on Dartmoor.  Although I lived on a farm in very rural part of Suffolk I'd not noticed lichen on trees before.  Now we've even got lichen on our trees in a more or less suburban garden.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 10:13

Pat, Perhaps Hosta should speak sternly to your OH regarding his knee 

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Posted: 11/05/2016 at 09:39

Hope today is a good one Wonky 


Having a 'Me' day - Tennis at 11 then into the city for lunch with friend   Trying hard to get hair appointment before funeral - don't want to appear too wild and woolly - Ma might disapprove   

RHS Magazine - The Garden

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 08:40

Maybe contact the RHS and see if the article is available online - if you're a member they may be able to provide a copy ??? 


I take the magazine so I've had a look and can't tind the article - I must've passed that edition on ...

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 07:31

Oh dear Pat, elderly pets are a worry aren't they?  My son was advised to clean his elderly cat's teeth with a baby toothbrush - the cat wasn't keen on the idea (to say the least).! 

Should I did up or leave ?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 07:26

What about the one to the right of the mallow (as we look at it) - one of those rather rampant loniceras maybe? 

What has happened to forum site.

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 07:03

And before I'd had a coffee .............. think I deserve a medal 

cutting down greens of daffs / tulips

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 07:01

I really wouldn't - it will damage the flowering next spring.  


I would leave them as they are and screen them with some plants in pots/containers.


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