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Posted: 29/08/2013 at 07:18

Good morning forkers. Off to work again.have a good day.


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 07:12

My mum's cat used to wind up the dog next door,by slowly walking along the wall,just out of reach. Quite deliberate.

Looking to create a pond

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 21:56

plus if it rains all winter, it will fill up by itself.

New Tomato Pests?

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 21:53

sometimes snails do that in the night, and then hide until the next night.

seed share

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 21:51

I usually have some verbena bonariensis seed later on. This year I may also have hastata. I say may, first year growing it. Only about 18 inches tall. pink flowers. Bees preferred the lavender.


Posted: 28/08/2013 at 19:56

But Verdun, we always know your tongue is firmly in your cheek.


Posted: 28/08/2013 at 14:47

Verdun, do you have a dog who sits with the lead in his mouth, just looking at you until you succumb.?

 We used to have a collie x alsatian, who learned that if she went to the dog food cupboard and pawed it, someone would assume she had not been fed, and feed her.  When the tins of meat were going down too fast, we had to have a chart so we knew how much she'd had. She then trained the cat to always leave her some in his bowl. If it was time for a walk, she could help herself to the dog lead and present it to a likely candidate. The collie side came out when she rounded up all the kids on the beach like sheep.


Posted: 28/08/2013 at 14:37

Unless it all goes dead at the tops, I would just trim the brown bits of leaves off and leave the green bits. Maybe it had a bad winter and is still suffering.


Posted: 28/08/2013 at 14:29


Posted: 28/08/2013 at 14:21

You could trim off the dead leaves. I think this is its normal habit. The green shoots look OK. I can't see the pieces of wood doing any harm.

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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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fungi identification please

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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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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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Bug identification please.

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