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Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:54

My mum has a funny plastered bit in the kitchen ceiling, from when I went up to see how dad was doing laying floorboards in the bungalow loft. He hadn't done the bit where I put my foot between the rafters.....

It only went through up to my knee.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:47

I think you'd have to get on a train, Mike.

Geographically, I pay Derbyshire  council tax  but have a Nottinghamshire post code. The post office has a bit of an identity crisis.Just north of the Trent, but easy access to M1

Photo Competition

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:40

Maybe you could pm Lucy to check.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:38

My magnolia soulangeana is really badly affected this year due to lack of rain. The leaves will fall off soon, fresh start next spring.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:34

The best thing to do with a garden is give it a good looking at.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:30

Not really nut. You could relay. You drive to my house. I'll do the motorway bit, and same coming back. I could pick up kef enough route.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:27

Squirrels eat mine. Next door neighbour planted 1000 all the way up his drive. 2 came up. I'll stick to snowdrops.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:23

Sometime in  mid september? 

Weekend or weekdays best?


Photo Competition

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:21

Lucy states that this year's theme is garden wildlife.

I thought that was self explanatory.


Posted: 25/08/2014 at 22:17

There's dove cottage nursery near Halifax,featured on the telly by Carol Klein  I think.

Might be worth a visit.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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... 
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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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