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Grey curved things

Posted: 12/11/2015 at 07:54

They're wonderful creatures sooty 

How lucky to have them nearby in your garden if that's what they are - hope you get to see them as they develop properly.

If you can't do a pic , google stag beetle larvae and see if the images look like what you have


Posted: 12/11/2015 at 07:49

Morning all and afties Pat 

Very calm and benign here - for now. Glad I'm not further north.... 

Doubt I'll be walking anywhere this weekend apart from to the kitchen and back. Temps are sub zero on summits now anyway, but the wind now takes them to between -10 and -15. There will be a lot of the white stuff and too many whiteouts for me. H****work, tea drinking  and lounging may be the order of the day!

What  shame about the trees Steve. Will they replace them though?

Bon voyage LP 

The Supernatural

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 21:08

She is indeed Verd. We won't get the worst of it down here - it will mainly be further north and west - but we do have weather warnings for tomorrow night and into Friday. 

Thanks for your concern  


Posted: 11/11/2015 at 19:35

Evening all  

I normally use an Asda bag for life in the way you describe, Edd  

The hurricane's hitting the north and west of Scotland tomorrow night. We have severe weather warnings for here as well. Best nail everything down when I get home tomorrow after work..... 

Hello Hosta. Nice to have you back  

Established Beech hedge with a Rose tree growing up through it

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:45

I'd take it out Neil - if you can. The beech will spread and fill in, and you can even weave some of the more pliable stems together to help. If the gap's too big to make that viable, you could get a few whips to plant in the space. At this time of year you can buy bare root hedging very cheaply, so that would be the best way of doing it.

The only problem might be getting the rose out in the first place. I assume when you say 80mm, you mean the main trunk of the rose is 80mm? 

The Supernatural

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:36

I don't either BL - but I adore him 

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:36

I thought you were talking about those other nice chaps in pix 5 and 7. You know - the fun guys.... 

Lovely day for a walk Dove and lovely pix. I love the light on the water 

David - he's gorgeous that little robin 

Watching the  bit about dippers on the programme about Loch Lomond last night,  reminded me of this 


 They're such gorgeous little birds  

Pond Life

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:25

That's cos females have more sense...

My sister offered me her old preformed liner when I was  making my little pond here last year. I was glad the area was awkward and I had to turn her down! I think they're very hard to work with compared to liner.

The Supernatural

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:18

Verdun - what are you like?  

Love that dream KEF  

I know what you mean about an event sticking with you - that's what triggers the weird dreams I think.

I had a very strange one recently. I was marrying Andy Murray. Obviously, he was already tired of the lovely Kim and was looking for another mother figure....

Mine was probably a reaction to seeing the cost of the Davis Cup tickets in Glasgow. I'd need to marry someone with Andy's bank balance to have afforded them! 


Posted: 11/11/2015 at 18:11

It can be a nuisance if not every weed seed has been killed off. I'd be a little wary unless you're sure there's nothing weedy in there 

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