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Autumn colour

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 13:21

pd- how could you think such a thing...

It was very pretty but I'm a good girl! There's another beauty near me which has been planted near a front door which is a shame. It's huge and is a stunning colour just now. 

David- Lakes are lovely at this time of year. Used to holiday there often in early autum. Hope the weather is kind to you. 


That new roundup gel

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 13:16

You'll have to grit your teeth and dig it out Valerie 

Don't think anything will work on it apart from brute force. If it's the type that runs and it likes where it's growing you're always going to struggle with it. At my last house the previous owners had planted one in a strange little group of plants next to the field which backed onto us. It wasn't an issue because we just mowed round it to keep it under control.


Posted: 23/10/2013 at 07:48

Morning all. Chucking it down here but if we had any storms last night I didn't hear them thankfully . Still very mild.

work for me too 

Doubt if I'll get anything else done outside but might get some bulbs potted inside if nothing else takes me away from home.

Have a good day all.

PS Glad the tart showed up archie...if you know what I mean..ooh err matron 

Autumn colour

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 07:45

Beautiful pic of the Acer David. They grow well up here as long as they're sheltered. Passed a lovely one yesterday  - quite small but had a stunning soft orangey glow. Will have to go out and look for it again!


Posted: 22/10/2013 at 21:04

Sky plussed it Dove 

It wasn't me Archie- honest. Verdun's suddenly gone quiet. I'm putting two and two together here KEF....


Posted: 22/10/2013 at 20:50

I'll have the lemon and passionfruit please! 

Very kind of you to share fidget 

Disappeared for me too Dove. No storm here though thankfully.


Posted: 22/10/2013 at 20:35

lily- that's what passes for humour in Verdun's strange little Cornish world....

we just try and keep him happy by throwing him the odd bun or two. 

(he meant 'resent'!)

KEF- steady on...buffing feet sounds a bit rude.  I used to use the electric sander on mine when I did a lot of walking. Far better than those fancy things from the chemist!

Fidget- what's in the Godfather truffle?  Is it Marlon Brandy..... 

Serious! Really

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 19:36

My oldest daughter is obsessed with Marvel superheroes..

Reggie Perrin...brilliant.....I didn't get where I am today...

Kojak. Splendid!

I bet Verdun remembers writing with chalk on a slate at school 

Beware of companies offering vouchers and cash back.

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 19:31

I'm very cynical about all companies nowadays which saddens me. I think so many of them rely on people simply not checking receipts /statements etc and they get away with murder. They just hope you'll not bother, or they fob you off  in the hope that you'll get fed up. 

Glad you got a good result Tina 

Help needed for a novice gardener

Posted: 22/10/2013 at 19:28

Think she puts out peanuts as well. Ask her later on hello forkers thread - she's sure to see it. Think the specialist food is little biscuits. 

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