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Posted: 04/11/2015 at 07:47

Morning all. Dull and wet here - no idea what the weather's like though...

We had a yellow weather warning here because of the fog yesterday and last night. It seems to have shifted though and we have rain instead.

doc - I did my tulips the other day. Admittedly only one  pot of them but I felt so much better knowing they weren't languishing in the shed getting damp and mouldy.  I still haven't planted out all  the ones that have been in pots for two years though 

Glad Mr chicky is getting back to normal chicky 

Glad you missed the fog and aren't too bruised from the landing BL. You'd be like Hosta then!

The autumn colours are gorgeous just now. There's a common old spirea I pass every day. The spires of foliage sticking up from behind the fence look like fireworks exploding. 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 19:16

Night Dove and OH 

Very posh Hosta 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 19:08

Hosta - I meant to tell you - try and catch Scot squad on iPlayer. It's a spoof documentary about the 'polis' ( 2nd series on just now here ) with Jack Docherty 'catching a bam before he becomes a bam' ...brilliant 

Enjoy it with your vino -  remember to eat something too  

sweet peas

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:48

Glad you've enjoyed them Steve, and they're so easy to grow generally. Hope you grow them again next year - perhaps trying different varieties too. There are so many to choose from 

sweet peas

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:19

They'll stop as soon as it's cold enough to kill off the flowers and any remaining buds. Deadheading means the plants put their energy into producing more new flowers rather than developing the seedpods, which is why it's good practice to remove the pods as they appear, or better still, removing (deadheading) the spent flowers before the seedpods form   

confessions of a gardening sloven

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:15

freak of nature

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:15

No no no Jo....no. No. Elton is King...or Queen...of everything...   

Isn't it funny (or is that 'it's a little bit funny' ?)  that there were so many 'space' songs at the time because of the moon landings etc. We forget what a huge thing it was at the time 

freak of nature

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:09

No no no - every shade of wrong jo . Rocket Man is my favourite Elton song and must never be covered by anyone else....

Much as I love and admire Mr B 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:06

Verd - wat er you like? 

It'll be gorgeous W'song - that's why you needed new tiles 

Spider id please.

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:05

I'm sorry Steve - sexing spiders is a step too far ....

I had one (not sure which type) living in the corner of the kitchen window for a long time. I always felt sorry for him/her when the window cleaner came    but a new web would be there the next day 

Not seen him/her for a while 

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