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Any ideas what this is?

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 13:00

It does look a bit brambly...

Camera Talk

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 12:59

You'll need a few extra layers Verd   

The layer of snow makes even ordinary hills look good, but there's no denying how stunning the big hills are at any time of year. 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 12:57

You do realise we'll all be trying that now KEF, don't you? 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 11:33

I think you're much higher up than me Bcupdays -I'm about 400 feet here. Mine were only just showing a week or two ago, but a slight rise in temps has got them moving a bit. Thalia is usually the latest to appear of the ones I have - late April normally I'd say - and into May with the tulips too!  

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:55

Some are now flowering thanks Joyce - Silver Chimes and (newly planted) Minnow. Cheerfulness and Thalias are in bud - I love both of those varieties and always look forward to them opening 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:47

Difficult when you're not nearby Lesley, but at least there's enough of you to assist when required   

I've thoroughly cleaned the flask now.... 

I used it recently in Glen Lyon to bring some home tasted fine afterwards 

Spring is trying hard to spring doc - makes you feel better when you see bees and new growth on plants doesn't it? My hedging has buds and a few flowers and the hedgerow hawthorn is all looking nice and green now. Lovely  

Camera Talk

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:39


LesleyK wrote (see)

Remind me to bring my own flask next time 'we're' walking.



I love that effect David - completely changes the way a pic looks 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:33

Good to see you Lesley - hope is all is well with your parents  

Mouldy compost

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:10

hollie - exactly. Seeds are tiny and only need a little dampness, they can't cope with any more than that. It's very easy to overwater unfortunately. If the compost's dry before sowing, it's best to water it, then leave it to fully drain and dry out a little.

As you say, if it gets dry on the surface a little spray is better than a soak! 

Camera Talk

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 10:02

Had the hill to myself David - it's often walked with another hill (Beinn Odhar) which is on the very left hand side of the second last pic, and some hardy souls also add another hill  (the long, snow capped one on the right hand foreground of that pic) to make a round of three. I intended doing yesterday's from Odhar when I was there in November, but the extra (very steep) ascent and descent is quite brutal on the dodgy knees.  

Love that sepia pic - was it originally in colour then?

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