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Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 18:24

Can someone give Tina Turner a nudge, we could do with some music. and wheres Fairygirl, she could fly down with a whish of a wand.

Camera Corner

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 18:22

I just wish mine would keep the longer stems through the season. i start off with tall vases, and end up with egg cups as the stems get shorter.

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 18:07

I've got 5 gallons of blackberry wine that is really good mulled. Its a bit too sweet for drinking on its own( I put too much sugar in)

Buried treasure

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 18:04

Mansfield is famous for its sand quarries. The Bunter sandstone yields a red sand that is good for moulding for cast iron etc. Hardwick hall has its own quarry that still has stone cut from it for the repair of the Hall. Maybe it came from there.

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 17:58

No, verduns usually eaten all the crumpets by 4 in the afternoon.

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 17:39

I love a good log fire. Anyone got a chestnut roaster? Or shall we make do with marshmallows on sticks?

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 16:15

Everyone to Verduns  Log Cabin. for Tapas, and drinks, with coffee and chocs to follow. I'll bring the choccies.

 Is the shed empty still verd?

Camera Corner

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 16:09

Nothing I grow would win prizes, but it makes me happy.



Posted: 26/11/2013 at 16:05

Its gone a bit pink here too. I hope we don't get a frost as bad as last night. I've turned the greenhouse heater up a bit.

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 15:56

What have you got against Yorkshire? If they were a country they would have won more medals at the last Olympics than    some very large countries.

 ... and dont forget Yorkshire puddings, York Ham, Harrogate toffee, Bettys tea shops,

and Harlow Carr gardens.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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

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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... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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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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