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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 08:18

Morning all. It must be Friday - it's kitchen spamming day!  Well done lily. 

No work for me and no need to get up so early as it's half term at daughter's school. She has  3 exams next week to study for though, so I'll have to go and crack the whip 

Mr and Mrs Robin were out getting breakfast earlier - must be building up their strength - if you get my drift... 

Bit more pleasant today, might even get washing out and then I'm going to the nursery. Hope you enjoy your cake/snowdrop frenzy Panda. 

I see the powers that be are now getting off their well fed behinds and making a show of concern in Somerset - horse and stable door springs to mind...

And on that faintly political note, I'm off to have a catch up and another cup of char 


Posted: 06/02/2014 at 20:34

My youngest loves a choccy cake too 

 I assume you do the all in one method - same weight for everything chicky? Hope chicky junior has a lovely birthday 

Might risk going to the nursery tomorrow to see if they have any native primulas. Will have to keep blinkers on 


Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:56

What kind of cake chick? 

I'm just getting a cup of tea - is there an extra one for us?  No need to ice it or anything...

Kniphofia- Red Hot Pokers

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:22


Agree with you about the standard 'matchstick' ones. Not my thing 

Gardener come.....

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:17

Well said Verd 


Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:12

I'm not going either lily and Liz. 

Some of us youngsters have to work....

You'll easily spot Verd- he'll be wearing his tights 

Kniphofia- Red Hot Pokers

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:07

There's a small one called Little Maid. It's about 2' and is creamy yellow. Very pretty, and smaller than most so would be good near the front of a border 

Climbers for my shed

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 18:57

Cotoneaster and Pyracantha would be my suggestions. They need very little attention, grow well in most soils and locations, and don't suffer from many ailments.  They give good cover for all sorts of wildlife and the berries are a great food source for birds. 


Posted: 06/02/2014 at 18:49

Evening all you lovely people 

pd - it's amazing how a bit of online shopping can help with all manner of ailments 

Great news for your son and the job prospect MrsG  Is OH making himself a man cave?

Verd - glad you're safe and well. It's just desperate down in your neck of the woods. Was watching something on TV earlier and someone was saying the same as I did - if it had been central London it would have been all hands to the pump right away, and the awful situation  in Somerset wouldn't be the way it is week after week. No wonder people are angry. 

Talkback: What to prune in winter

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 16:53

Dave - you're so right. We'd normally expect by April that the ground will be warming up and drying out - down south anyway - but who knows what the state of the ground will be in a couple of months. Last year we were freezing cold till May - maybe this year everyone will be waterlogged till then 

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