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Posted: 24/02/2014 at 21:29

chicky - I'd be worried that they'd dry out if you leave them out of soil for too long. Could you stick them all in a pot with a bit of compost or soil round them? It wouldn't have to be too perfect - they'd be fine till the weekend then.

I'm off now too. Watching D.I.Banks and can't concentrate on both things 

Must be my age.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 20:19

Stacey - the thread has a 'French' flavour...and concerns Monty.

That's all the clues you're getting - or were you questioning my 'virtual' singing! 

conflicting answers

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:59

That's the problem ggranny. The police rarely bother anyway, and will do nothing unless there's damage. If you call in lawyers it all gets messy and you just risk retaliation. It's a very sad state we have nowadays when so many people just can't behave in a considerate way, and law abiding decent ones feel helpless  

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:54


Hard to believe it's been gong that long!

Got a cake then Verd? 

I live in hope 


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:52

Verd - here's hoping your info will do some good. You're right - who has time for that if they're running a business? 

David - if we all stick together and keep posting - helping other genuine posters and having a nice time - then we'll be fine. Positive thinking 

altogether now :

# go on now go, walk out the door, don't turn around now, 'cos you're not welcome any more......


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:37

Lizzie 'speaks the lingo'- that's a big clue Stacey! 

MONTY DON...disparu encore une fois?

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:34

 If he stopped in November fidget ...and this is late February....hmmm 

Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:01

fidget's right Tim. If you just lop a bit off the top it'll look pretty awful and won't regrow from there.  If you're worried about taking it all away, how about taking the stems nearest your neighbour right down to the ground, and leaving the rest as they are . If you're careful, you'd still have a reasonable clump but it would all be on your side of the fence. 

Just realised you said it's in a trough. Can you not just move it! 

Mondays pop quiz!

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:24

 Couldn't enlarge one or two of the pix but I'd agree with  Hebe and Sedum (iceplant) . Hebes can be cut back but they don't always make it.  First one looks too feathery to be Lavender- Santolina sounds a good shout. Sedums are easy to propagate and split. You can literally pull bits off and stick them in a pot of compost.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:16


Tracey - Neil Young is one of the greats. Did all the bad stuff and survived thankfully - just like James Taylor. Needle and the Damage Done is about addiction. Great writer, does his own thing and a big influence on many of today's s.songwriters. 

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