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Music in the Garden

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 18:36

Did you mean the Callas version of 'la mamma morta' they use in the film Philadelphia, Tracey?

It's a stonking piece of work. The definitive version. 

Mr Hanks earned his Oscar right there in those  few minutes. You'd need to have a heart of stone not to moved by that piece, even if you don't know what she's singing about. 


Posted: 23/02/2014 at 18:29

whiteheather- we have had a lot of issues recently due to a WUM who was posting as other people and generally causing some serious trouble for many of the nice people here. We are naturally being a little over cautious at the moment - especially of anyone who doesn't post regularly- as it has been very unpleasant. 

I hope you can understand the problem. Hundreds of us use this forum as an enjoyable way of sharing help and advice, and having a laugh now and again as well  

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 18:19

Depends on how and where the mirrors are sited I think. Big ones would be an issue but I've used them before without any problem. I've had more problems with birds flying into the windows, including an owl which left it's imprint on my daughter's smallish bedroom window 

More Plant I-D's please.

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 17:46

13 looks like a Eucomis and the variegated plant with the laurel (19) is a Phormium-  possibly Cream Delight. That gets to a decent size :

That pic was taken in summer. By autumn it had filled that pot completely. 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 17:34
star gaze lily wrote (see)


I like anything and everything except opera sorry 


It's ok lily -  I won't hold it against you  



Posted: 23/02/2014 at 17:33

Great buy Tracey! The prostrate Gaultheria is a cracking little plant. I bought three last autumn.

I only have 2 Hellebores as well - is there a minimum requirement for membership?  

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 17:02

KEF. Sussed 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 16:50

nut - I was experimenting on here on Friday  - and incredibly - you can change your name to one that's already taken. I did exactly that and was going to post as a certain someone to see what would happen. A touch of 'Spartacus' if you get my drift. Perhaps we should all do that if it happens again 

Pound Shop Lupins

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 16:39

It's definitely the best way Jack. Especially when you have loads of things to identify in a mature garden like that. People here have the experience and you can't get that on google! I've had so much help here since I joined, and it's nice to give something back whenever possible, though I don't have anything like the knowledge that lots of people here have 

salix caprea kilmarnock

Posted: 23/02/2014 at 16:35

This is the only one I could find - they're in the top left corner of the pic ( inside the 'corner' created by the posts ) above the little statue in the pond.


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