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Posted: 24/10/2015 at 07:42

I had acupuncture for a whiplash injury, it had no effect whatsoever.

My sister saw a chiropracter for a bad back after falling down the stairs, and it was nothing short of miraculous. She went in, hunched over, in a lot of pain and barely able to walk. She had been like that three months. She walked out upright and free of pain.

Bird feeders

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 21:47

I have had a squirrel buster feeder for ten years. So long as the top is weighed or fastened down, it works. One did work out how to unscrew the top, so we have an extra device to stop the lid coming up.

They can be quite entertaining with the birds. The greenfinches have worked out that too many birds also shuts the ports, so they get quite stroppy.

Plant id please

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 16:23

Plant id please

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 10:42

Bit small for cosmos.  I think more likely to be a white bidens. Have a look at Bidens. "Pirate pearl" on thompson and morgan website.

Little Scarlet

Posted: 22/10/2015 at 16:13

Tiptree jam is always lovely. I like their tiny tip raspberry.


Posted: 22/10/2015 at 13:10

DD, I know how you feel. Himself knows he has to lose weight, and I've given him a lot of leeway recently, but the new kitchen will need locks on food cupboard doors. There are now no biscuits or cake in the house. If you're hungry , eat an apple. We have a fridge full of them.


Posted: 22/10/2015 at 07:41

Liri, I feel for you. (Hugs)

Hubbys mother had alzheimers for over ten years. His fathers sister  was diagnosed later with vascular dementia, but went downhill a lot faster. His paternal grandmother also had some form of dementia. With it on both sides of the family, all in females, if there is a genetic link then I think his sister will be hoping a cure can be found soon.

My sister has a sign in her kitchen....Adventures before Alzheimers. Ever since she jumped out of a plane to do a tandem parachute jump, at the age of 56, my great neice calls her Supergran.

I'm off to work. Play nicely ,folks.

Clematis Montana

Posted: 21/10/2015 at 17:17

Sarah Raven recommends Clematis montana wilsonii, for perfumed white flowers, flowering in May.

Clematis Montana

Posted: 21/10/2015 at 17:15

If you go to Taylors clematis website, you can search by colour. They give a lot of info regarding size and spread, and flowering times.

Clematis Montana

Posted: 21/10/2015 at 17:12

Montana are among the first to flower. I would call them spring flowering. One would cover that space, I have one that goes up 20ft into a hawthorn.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

wedding music

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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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