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Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:26

Punkdoc, you are welcome to come on our garden trips. Us ladies will look after you.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:25

We won the Rugby. (I think) OH is now making his bird cakes, and making noises about dinner.

Suppose I should go and cook. It nice here tonight isn't it?

 I think it was definitely a case of someone forgetting to take his medication last night.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:20

From Rutland water, June 2010

 We were looking for the ospreys and found a field full of orchids near the car park.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 18:04

 Almost the same view, except the eucalyptus in the foreground fell over and the phormium underneath it died in the really bad frost.

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:59

If its coming up everywhere I would go with nigella.  Thin them to about  6 inch apart. Last year we had someone with a carrot seedling that turned out to be cosmos. Its a good guessing game at this time of year.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:53

Brian the snail (from magic roundabout)

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:51

Looks like a carrot seedling.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:50

 A daft baby blackbird I found in the greenhouse

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:42

No, I just stuck it through the bedroom window and slapped everything on auto. The colour lasted 15 seconds at the most. The leaves had already gone off the tree, late last year.

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 17:27

I think thats a bergenia. Are the leaves leathery?  It should have flowers about now but that doesn't look too good.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 12/11/2014 at 20:27

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: 12/07/2014 at 13:40

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... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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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: 05/11/2014 at 16:33

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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Identification needed

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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