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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Camera Corner

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 21:41

I think May is my favourite month. Everything fresh and green, with promise of summer and harvest yet to come.


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 21:39

Make that four cubs



Posted: 15/05/2014 at 21:30

I've got mummy fox and three cubs eating dog biscuits on the lawn

so exciting, there were no cubs last year,

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 21:04



Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:51

 Engineer installing ratchet/pulley system

 a place for relaxation and contemplation


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 18:58

Everyone had a sit in the hangy thing. I spent most of the afternoon in it.... until I couldn't stand the mildewed forgetmenots and  then spent an hour pulling them out. Space now for other things in the gaps between the hemerocallis, oriental poppies, and various other stuff. I'd forgotten about the catananche. they were a bit weedy last year. Looking good this year. I found a new geranium from the seedlings, a pretty pink little thing.

I seem to have more cakes now, than I started off with this morning!!

Its gone a bit dull now, almost rain threatening.

Plant Identity Assistance

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:29

Could be Thalictrum black stockings, looking at the deep purple stems.


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:25


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:21

You're welcome. You need a bigger car boot next time.

Peppers disappearing help

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 06:19

I don't know about big slugs being harmless. I pulled an enormous black one off the angelica and half the flower head had gone!!!

Discussions started by fidgetbones

chelsea winners

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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 20:52

Lotus corniculatus

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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:39

Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
Replies: 6    Views: 481
Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01


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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 22/06/2015 at 16:18

Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 21:09
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