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Posted: 23/08/2015 at 20:16

Love that sky BL 


Posted: 23/08/2015 at 20:13

We had cake - chocolate cake with cream, choc dipped strawbs, blueberries, fruity sauce and more cream


There's some left - get it while you can


Different coloured wooden sleepers when wet?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 19:01

Fencing's the same. As philippa says - it's a natural product, so there will always be variation in colour.

August replanting in terrace pot

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 18:58

I noticed loads of little violas in the DIY store the other day and in those 'cheapy' bargain stores. If you have a shadier spot they'd do well, and won't be expensive. You'll also find some cheap perennials in GCs at this time of year which might fit the bill, and you'd have them for next year to put in a border or bed if that suited.

Magpies on the increase?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 18:49



I enjoy watching the two youngsters here - they'were looking very scruffy but they love using the pond and  generally poncing about eating all my strawberries and poking around in the lettuce and my sempervivums. 

They looked a bit better a day or two ago as the feathers are all growing back round their necks.


Posted: 23/08/2015 at 18:03

Hi trishann - the seed swap thread is on the first page of the forum just now so you'll have no problem finding it. 

It's been a real game of two halves this summer - some people having the weather you have and others (like me!) having cold and wet. jo in Wales is having dreadful rain day after day just now. I'm sure she'll send you some if you ask nicely 


Posted: 23/08/2015 at 17:55

No computer all afternoon as it was updating to windows 10  

Been outside painting and grass cutting etc in the strange sunny, windy weather. Most peculiar!  After I'd watched Usain of course.  I totally agree with you doc. It would have been a travesty and it was damn tight. Felt very sorry for KJT . She's a real star for the future.  I cheered yesterday and today too Dove  

Think W'song's on her early shifts just now. She'll be sleeping! I was wondering where archie is. He's usually on quite a bit too. 

Hosta - it's dreadful - chicky just missed being caught up in it yesterday when visiting. She and her family are all fine.

Moss killer near new lawn/ongoing prevention?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 12:59

Soapy water will do the job - I used to use the stuff for dishes - my own 'personal' brand of course...

It won't do the grass any harm so you don't need to worry about it getting on there 


Posted: 23/08/2015 at 12:13

Oops - it was a pic of a rowing boat  

This teknology lark's a bummer  

What to plug a hole in the garden with???

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 11:31

I take it you're going to guide it over the shed/cupboard? You'll get lots of suggestions of suitable varieties as it's a shady north facing spot. I'm not knowledgeable re roses, but there are loads of people here who are. When you're ready to go, start a new thread for it  so that you get the right responses  

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