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Posted: 27/06/2016 at 08:48

Kitty, you need the what to do with pallets thread.

Independence Day?

Posted: 27/06/2016 at 08:41

I see that most of the Labour shadow cabinet has resigned, and there are calls for the president of the Eu to resign, because they were so hard on us. I think that the aftershocks to the earthquake are still happening.  German car manufacturers have said they still want a free trade deal with us. Of course they do. That's all we voted for in 1975. We did not vote for a United states of Europe.

As someone said on question time last night...

The peasants are revolting and have just given the politicians a bloody nose. Now what are they going to do about it? 

All I see at the moment is a lot of headless chickens, scared for their jobs.


Posted: 27/06/2016 at 08:24

Hubby has just said.... it's Sunday today , isn't it?

Errm. No.

Independence Day?

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 22:35

KT53, have you never heard of a wonga loan.  You can't afford the interest on the first loan, so we lend you some more to at the first lot back, and the interest is 12,000%

Making compost

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 22:29

I have used all green stuff, it just needs to be chunky so that it doesn't end up as a slimy mess of grass cuttings. Stirring it regularly with a fork helps too. If all I have is grass cuttings, I mix it well with the part rotted stuff below it.


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 22:06

I got six Thunbergia alata to grow from seed, I have planted them to use the Lily stems as sticks. Plan is the lilies will flower, then the climbing black eyed Susan will take over and flower until the frosts. I need a space for some Asarina to climb as well. A lot of plants, I grow as plugs in plug trays from seed. It saves pricking out and easy to drop into holes.


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 22:01

The harebells I grew from seed three years ago.  I planted them out as a group. Unfortunately the undergardener looks at anything grassy and mows it. Putting a guard of sticks around it will lose the wild look.

Good and Bad plant ID

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:06

I thought enchanters nightshade as well. Easy to fork out, just make sure you remove all the fleshy white roots.


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 19:36

Usually after flowering, or when the tops start to die down.


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 18:29

The lawns got cut finally, along with the harebells at the front of the wild flower border. I planted some ammi visnage plugs, and picked a bowl full of raspberries. I fleeced them to keep the blackbirds off. It's very loose but flaps about and that seems to do the job.

Tied up the sweet peas and picked three. Lots of buds on but they need sunshine.

Have a good evening folks.

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