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Posted: 13/10/2015 at 21:37

I got very emotional taking the girls there T'bird.  I scattered some of my parents ashes there about six years ago, after Dad died. They have that view forever. 

Pen Y Fan looks a nice hill - perhaps I could travel down and do it as a different challenge 

Would be good if your knees are ok and you manage it, but here's hoping you get good weather for views anyway. The landscape is stunning in Britain when you get those 'proper' seasons. I know that frozen vegetation you describe only too well. Layers of frost on frost over days or weeks - incredibly beautiful. 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 21:11
1Runnybeak1 wrote (see)

My husband and I were asked to leave the cinema this afternoon because we took our own food in.......Tsk, its ages since we had a  barbecue.  








Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:48
4thPanda wrote (see)

Bet little Fairy is delighted you put a pic of her behind on the forum  

Sshhhh...don't shout.....

Winter colour for a pot located in shaded northern exposure

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:47

Just an additional thought Natalie - even though your trough is facing north and therefore won't get dried out too quickly, you'll need to keep an eye on it re watering. It'll be in the shelter of the house wall, so don't rely on rainwater alone to keep it moist  


Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:30

Back Panda 

Glad today was good for you  

When to plant spring bulbs?

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:26

I was going to suggest that  Verd, but I felt that if Sam was going to be ready to go in a couple of weeks - it was hardly worth doing ...

I do it too - only problem is, some of them are still in pots to go out in borders.... 

When to plant spring bulbs?

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:19

If you prefer, you could plant some into pots for a moveable display. 

The most important thing is not to let them get dried out, so nowhere too hot,  or to let them get damp and mouldy. Plenty of air round them wherever you store them. 

Hedgehog spotted

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:03


Posted: 13/10/2015 at 19:57
nutcutlet wrote (see)

we can't predict the afternoon from the morning Fairy


-  might as well toss a coin, nut   


Posted: 13/10/2015 at 19:54


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