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Posted: 01/01/2014 at 17:43

lily- one hand needed to hold the plate....


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 17:34

chicky - don't let OH be a 'hero'. 

Keep him safe inside with you. If it's not going to damage your property there's no point trying to battle with it. You've done your bit by warning the neighbours. 

lily- there's certainly no calories if you eat it standing up. I'll have to chop it all up first though so I can eat it one handed...


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 16:47

So glad your Dad is back in his rightful place with your Mum, Dove. Relief for you all and the best start to a new year 

fidget- given up kissing frogs and hoping they'll be princes...I'd be better off sticking with the frog 

chick - award yourself a cake/coffee/drink -------- (or fill in your choice of calorie filled item) for services above and beyond 

Better get the dinner on as the girls are home now. A nice roast chicken and assorted accompaniments. All fat free of course...

Steady on KEF...


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 14:02

Fidget- I'll see how well my hedge has done once it gets a bit of foliage on it! I was surprised how well it stood up to all the wild weather we had recently - none of it seems to have suffered and it was right in the firing line. I'd considered putting a couple of lengths of wire or string along the inside of the fenceposts just to give them  a bit of extra stability but never got round to it. I'll probably give it a feed in spring to help it along till it settles in.

It's about the only thing my sister ever shared with me growing up too lily...

Sofa sounds good to me 


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 13:47

Verd - I had to 'scramble' around for a joke as my brain is a bit 'fried' today. I'l try 'eggstra' hard to get one  good enough for the joke thread.....

Rain is actually off just now- hurray! It'll let the dunnocks get on with building their raft to get across the middle of the garden to reach their food...

New Year's Day 2014 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2014 at 13:37

Good idea KEF. Perhaps looking  back at everyone's pix just now would get us thinking of new things to try in our gardens this year and also fire our imagination - new layouts or colour schemes. I tend to have more foliage plants than flowery flowers as structure's important to  me. In Scotland it's vital to have all year round planting as we spend a lot of time looking out the window at our gardens in the pouring rain!  Seeing my phormiums and all the other 'green' shrubs and plants is lovely during this miserable weather. Spring can take a long time in coming here  


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 12:44

No idea chick- I googled fairies and that's just one it came up with! 

I like your little yolk....I mean joke..


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 12:25

I changed my avatar - new pic for the new year - do you think if I kiss him he'll turn into a prince?....

Must go and get on with daughter's curtains if I can summon up the energy. Overdosing on the lemsips and cough bottle so it's not all bad...

What is this glossy leaved evergreen?

Posted: 01/01/2014 at 12:06

One of the laurels perhaps?


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 12:01

KEF I bought cream for our Christmas eve dinner which was use by 27th December - still fine on our apple pie on 30th...takes more than the use by date to put me off....

Am I wrong or is the mycorrhizal fungus to encourage lots of little roots which help establish the plant/shrub and aid the take up of water and nutrients? 

never a scientist around when you need one is there...

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