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Posted: 17/03/2014 at 07:43

Morning all. Damp here but supposed to dry up later. Work for me but not all day so might get one or two things done if my aching limbs will take it 

Off for a quick look round before I set off. 

Have a good day everyone 


Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:31

Whose a good boy then - whose a good boy....

Yes - a wee box lily 

as in small - not the other kind......

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:27

Band on the Run was a cracking album pd.


Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:06

You just need a wee box chick.... 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:05

Although I still think the Long and Winding Road is one of the most beautiful songs ever written -  and I don't like Paul McCartney. 

But I liked Wings...

I loved John Lennon's quote when asked if Ringo was the best drummer in the world.

His answer was 'He's not even the best drummer in The Beatles'....




Posted: 16/03/2014 at 20:58

Brilliant MrsG. Always worth a punt 

Think the petrol trimmers are usually heavier than the battery ones chick - as far as I know anyway.

Can anyone identify this shrub/plant thankyou :)

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 20:49

I'd agree with Dove. Yukka. 

Looking at one on the other side of the room right now. Wouldn't survive outside here! 


Posted: 16/03/2014 at 20:40

Let's see your topiarised doo-hickeys Verd!  

Just been adding a few small 'items' to my nursery list....just one or two of course....

We had a battery hedge trimmer for last house as we had a very long privet hedge and a  hawthorn on one side of the entrance. It was a Flymo chick. It went for about an hour before needing charging but only had one battery which took about 5/6 hours to recharge. It was a bit heavy if you were having to reach up so an hour's cutting at a time was enough. I used an electric one and did the privet, partner used the battery one for the hawthorn because it was too far away from a power source. 


Posted: 16/03/2014 at 19:39

Peonies can take a little while to get going lily, but they don't like being planted too deep. If you've mulched the area, that might also be an issue for the same reason. Lift them and replant and see if it makes a difference 

Which annual and perenial seedlings should be 'pinched out'?

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 19:29

I come in handy now and again Verd 

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