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Posted: 01/05/2014 at 08:01

Morning Dove and MrsG. I didn't send the wind - honest.  You can look up the exam timetables online MrsG and catch him out that way 

Doev -if only she did her washing up afterwards ....


Posted: 01/05/2014 at 07:56

Thanks KEF. She's made herself bacon and scrambled eggs for breakfast - not sure if that means she's happy or not! 

Potholes are shocking round here too. They pride themselves on low council tax - that's cos they don't spend anything. 

My apple tree isn't well

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 07:48

Looks a bit like the branches on the half dead cherry tree I inherited here 

I'd be inclined to  remove the affected areas if it still leaves the rest of the tree looking ok, but, as Dove says, a pic of the whole tree would be useful, as it'll help determine the extent of the damage. 



Posted: 01/05/2014 at 07:41

Morning all. Still wet here but the starlings are doing a good job aerating the grass looking for chafers 

Daughter's first Higher exam this morning - glad it's not me 

Have a cuppa lily and go out and kick some ***! 

Work all day so off for a look round before I go. Everyone's been very busy I think.

Pond almost done!

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 18:50

Brilliant Justin. You've worked really hard on that. Hope you get time to enjoy it.

The liner's well disguised with planting  now 

How to get rid of weevils

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 18:48

Won't be vine weevils Mrs m2 - they can't fly. Must be something else 


Posted: 30/04/2014 at 17:19

Looking forward to seeing your new project Woody 

What are you planning for the planting?

Trellis or Wire?

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 17:01

Good advice from obelixx Sam. I've just put trellis onto the horrible fence here and have several Clematis which are getting established. When the rain goes off I'll get a pic to let you see. Get some soft string from a Garden Centre/Supermarket/DIY place for tying in the  shoots initially as they can be quite fragile.  I'd second that about the variegated ivy too. I have one called Gloire de Marengo which is a nice colour - cream and green-  and Sulphur Heart is also nice. 


Posted: 30/04/2014 at 16:32

Hello all. Not had time to get on here for a bit.  I wanted to get the grass all sorted and raked and weed round the hedge etc. after work yesterday as it was so sunny.  Did loads of other 'stuff' too and was totally kerry packered. Was outside till 9pm and it was lovely.   Chucking it down here today 

Desperate to have a pond again. It's the thing I miss most about the last house. We had some massive koi and Golden Orfe which always knew when it was feeding time. They ate loads of tads but the pond was huge so there was always a plentiful supply left.


Posted: 29/04/2014 at 07:50

Don't see why not Tracy. I only got round to planting some in mid March -all sprouting like yours - and they're all growing well. As Bob says, you probably won't get much of a show from them now but they'll be happier planted and you could get them where you want them later on. 

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