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Posted: Today at 07:53

We get all our exam results on the same day up here - didn't realise you got them on two different ones in England and Wales.

You could just have left the caterpillar bekkie - he could have made a nice cocoon in your pillow. 


Posted: Today at 07:38

Dove's post at half six was the last one when I posted! Make sure Woody's pix go on the Gallery thread for anyone that doesn't pop in here Ggirl 

Wrists are fine thanks KEF- for now! Have a good day with Mum - -don't work too hard.

fidget - just as well you're organised  

I thought daughter had slept in for school so went to check- she doesn't have to be in first thing...stupid 6th year timetables  

Fingers crossed for smallest chicklet 

I shall have a little look round now and have a leisurely breakfast


Posted: Today at 07:30

Morning all. Glad you've had a lovely birthday Panda and you can get your new arch all planted now. 

Woody's terrace is a delight. I love his trompe l'oeil box hedge 

A dreich  dull day here so h****work today     

Which reminds me of Tim Vine's recent award winning joke about h****work.  'I'm thinking of getting rid of my hoover. Well - it's only gathering dust'....

but a visit to a friend later, so not all bad!   

My grass will have to wait till tomorrow or the weekend too Dove. 

Have a good day 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 21:33

It's just an annual cornflower Matt - 'Black Ball'. First time I've grown it and grew it for exactly that reason. Very easy and flowers constantly - I just keep deadheading it. Nice fine grey foliage. I can highly recommend it 

Is that a comma in your last pic? We don't get those here but loads of Torties, Peacocks and Red Admirals. 


Posted: Yesterday at 21:26

Night OL. 

I'm off too - got a school skirt to re hem 


Posted: Yesterday at 21:19

Some bricks or timber and a double layer of plastic sheeting for the top will suffice as a basic cold frame OL. When a friend was getting new windows I took a couple of her old ones to make a cold frame. Should have taken a few more and made a proper tomato growhouse 


Posted: Yesterday at 21:06

I'd think just somewhere sheltered and not too hot for now OL....oh no sorry - they'll definitely need the protection of a cold frame 

These GCs will sell any old tat won't they? 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 20:58

Matt - those are seriously beautiful cyclamen 

Daughter took these today,  in between helping me with the fence and cooking dinner!

 The bee had the buddleia to himself because it's a cutting form last year and only has one flower 


Posted: Yesterday at 20:48


What did you get from Lesley? Did she bring you some nice Scottish thistles... 

turning air into soluble nitrate to feed garden??

Posted: Yesterday at 20:35

Beyond me Matthew- I just grow plants 

Might be a knowledgeable boffin on here who can help you, but I'm not holding my breath 

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