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Posted: 19/12/2015 at 11:58

RB - re the soldier - it's utterly disgusting. We need to start looking after people here properly. Whether you agree with war or not, they are serving this country and should get every scrap of help we can give them. 

BL - how lovely. I hope you have many wonderful holidays there 

Hosta - I thought I'd heard that they'd stopped flights, but thought I must have been wrong as your holiday still seemed to be  'on'.  You could always visit Scotland and get a bit of snow for a change....

I've hung washing out - it's blowing a hooley. Just hope I put enough pegs on everything....

Cats in the vegetable beds!

Posted: 19/12/2015 at 10:49
philippa smith2 wrote (see)

Are you using a catabacus Ed ?



Posted: 19/12/2015 at 10:32

Since you're probably missing the nice man selling grass Hosta - there's another one showing us 'how to planting peppers'. That might amuse you   

Hope you have a lovely time with the baby flumpy 

Hydrangea Problem

Posted: 19/12/2015 at 10:28

Wind won't help either if the balcony's exposed in any way. I'd agree with Dave too - they're not very happy in pots.


Posted: 19/12/2015 at 10:13

We'll look forward to the pix Rosie 


Posted: 19/12/2015 at 10:11

Morning all/afties Pat. Very late today - I slept longer than usual. My constant coughing has been preventing me sleeping properly this week, but I made up for it last night. 

Very mild here too though nothing like the 15 or 16 reported. About ten or eleven here. The thermometer's a bit knackered so it's hard to read. I will try and get my tree(s) done today.

Glad things are improving for you Edd. I  missed your predicament initially but Dove brought me up to speed. Very stressful - but at least you're getting some help 

Don't get me started on the soldier ...and we still send gazillions to other wealthy countries...

fidget -  will you have room for OH's cake? He is getting one isn't he?  

Hope you and the Doves all have lovely days. 

Clari  - good point, although ours will be full of trinkets and baubles rather than plants just now, so they won't have anything green to sell! 



Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/12/2015 at 09:58

Thanks chicky. No that was the cat deterrent including bamboo skewers - they still managed to get in and c*** in one of them   I have the apple trees in them but may put something else like the oak leaf hydrangeas in there instead. There's a little clump of a white saxifrage in the left one which is rather large now - it's nice and sculptural though, so I might do that right round both of them 


Posted: 18/12/2015 at 20:34

Those are lovely Rosie. What a great selection of plants you can put in them  

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 18/12/2015 at 20:32

Found a  pic of my raised beds along the fence near the back door - from spring 2014


and later on in the summer



early summer 2014  - the view from those raised beds


a year on - summer 2015





Posted: 18/12/2015 at 18:58

Not so much a different tree as a different quantity Lesley 

Dove - the grass was of such a high quality and at a big discount, that Hosta was just going to replace all of his 

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