Fairygirl


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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 07:00

Morning all to come/afties Pat. Hope the sun stays out for you  


The coup attempt seems to have been short lived. What 's next? 


Hope your friends are all ok Yvie. 


Glad I'm off to Glen Lyon soon...the worst that can happen is rain. Oh... if only that was the only thing for anyone to worry about....


It's a hidden gem indeed Joyce. A beautiful place full of peace and calm and wildlife. It'll be chilly today, but hopefully the cloud will be high enough to allow views. 


Have a good day everyone  

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:51

Fab wasn't it Dove? Agree about the Elgar too  


Very wet here but it was also strangely warm. The garden looked nice with all the rain - very lush 


Should really get to my pit now - off to Glen Lyon tomorrow. Supposed to be reasonably dry so will hopefully get some nice pix.


night all 

Camera Talk

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:44

It's a pain David  


Found a slightly better butterfly..that's tricky to say  


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"What is this ? "

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:35

Is it your false leg RB?  

Please sign the petition

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 21:33

Aster- I think I could sum the summer up quite easily - p*ss poor!  


B3 - yup - early August is the norm for the start of Autumn here, but we often get the best weather of the year then so it can be lovely  

Phormiums

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:59

Hey Verdi - good to 'see' you   


Nice bit of sunshine for them Madeleine - they like that best....     


Not quite so happy in shade. I think they make excellent pot specimens  though 

Daily wildlife moments

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:55

Fantastic LF - greenies and a bullfinch. I'm very jealous  


Used to get lots of greenfinches round here but they're non existent now  


Rarely see bullfinches, although we had a pair regularly visiting at the last house and I often see them when walking. There are some around but they have an NT garden close at hand so there's plenty of habitat for them there  

Phormiums

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:28

I don't do much to mine Madeleine. They thrive on neglect...well mine do anyway 


I replace a bit of compost/soil each year, and they get the odd feed of tomato food or liquid seaweed if I remember. Other than that, I just cut out old foliage to allow new stuff to come through.


They do benefit from being split every few years as it helps to retain  their colour and  vigour. 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:24

We have plenty of rain just now - been perdiddling down since mid morning  


That's a shame you've had problems. The forum was updated but there's been a few issues with it...

Camera Talk

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 20:17

Nothing over 2.5 is uploading David. I did flag it up...several weeks ago....


Love the pic Sheps. Will have to get my brain working to think of a caption though....not sure I can manage that after the week I've had at work... 


but it's what we'd call up here -  'a wee stoater'....

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