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Can anyone tell me what this is plese...

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 10:59

Hi everyone.. i was given a bit of this for my shady garden.. and i love it..but i dont know what it is. it grows upto about 12-15ins tall when in flower.

 any help would be great thanks.. all i know is it spreads fast and can be divided easily by just chopping up..

i am sure it is not comfrey ans doesnt grow tall enough

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Posted: 27/04/2013 at 10:54

@chicky.. thank you.. yours is also lovely.. the suports are bril.. i always wonder what supports to get for my plants.. o/h is making me some like monty's.. so we'll see.


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Posted: 26/04/2013 at 12:00

ok.. why i have got white areas around my pictures.. what is teh max size i can have on  here now.

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Posted: 26/04/2013 at 11:59

Hi everyone.. some lovely pictures.. here are some of my garden this week.






 The woodland garden will be loosing all the turf this autumn and we are having bark instead.. as the grass disapers over winter adn it is muddy to wlk on.



Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 25/04/2013 at 10:03

busy lizzie.. i went to sissinghurst back at easter.. as was dissapointed.. most of the gardens were fenced off.. the spring garden.. the only one in flower was closed.. and the only things up were heelebores and primroses.. thou it was cold.. it was not happy paying full price for the gardens  when we couldnt go round have of them.

i am happy now spring is here.. my fav time of the year in the garden.. have sown lots of summer annuals and veg in last few weeks and they are all shooting up with this warmth.. and i love it. only problem now is i have to prick them all out and pout up.. i use the paper pots i make with the wooden pot maker i got for xmas last year from my little lad.. they are great pots.. as thye break down so you can transplant without breaking any roots.

the tuplips are now opening up and the wood pigeons are nesting in my large verbnium bush right my office window.. so can check them out from inside wihtout bothering them.

the gardens i just coming alive with the warm sunshine of late.

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Posted: 25/04/2013 at 09:54

lovely pics.. my little tulips are not yeat in bud.. but wont be long.

yes a naming competition for the hellebore.. i think so.. i think "dark wonders" or "magic moments"


what will the winner get

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Posted: 25/04/2013 at 09:50

mummy.. she has a great fear of dogs now.. but is getting better.. doesnt like ones that bark at her or jump up at her.. she is getting there thank i love dogs.. and woul dhave some if my boy wasnt ellergic to them.. i think i am doomed never to have a dog for at lest the next 10 years.. shame

thanks for the useful info on how to tell if a dog is happy or feels threatened.. that is good to tell her.

as for winning the TV well done... i win nothing never have.. i have negative energy i think as i have lot of static and our electrical items break all the time.. drives me mad... i dunno how to revert it to postive energy thou..

GG.. thanks for the warning.. i never do anything with my pay-pal without loggin into them first.. but my bro in law got caught out with it last year.. they told him they never send emails to the email addi about account details or asking for info about the account.. they always do it through their own webiste.. so always log in and check first.

Fairy.. nightmare council tac it.. they dont know wht one hand is doing from the other most of the time.


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Posted: 24/04/2013 at 08:58

also.. my daughter was attacked my one of those little barking dogs.. she was practising her cycling with hand signals round the park..  outside our house..and it came at her.. the owners didnt say anything.. didnt even bring her home..when i caught up with them they just said well he doesnt like bikes or children.. so i said shouldnt be off the lead in the park where chiildren are playing on their bikes and scooters and football etc..then should he.. and that they should havve had control of their dog instead of being up the other end of park at the time. took their detials and informed them i would contacting the police as it had bitten her leg..

witnesses (other dog oweners) said they saw her kicking at it and it was her fault.. informed them that she was trying to get off her leg.. and that it had bitten right through to the skin and torn her trousers also.. they didnt care.. typical

worse thing is she had been afraid of dogs for some time and she was just getting used to not crossing over everytime one was coming towards her..and this put her right back.

the police did contact the owners and managed to make them pay for replacement trousers etc.. and fined them for lack of control of their dog.. WOW!!! didnt help my daughter thou really did it.

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Posted: 24/04/2013 at 08:51

mummy.. LOL.. not at your theft form your property.. but the horn.. it is terrible that your things can be taken and yet the police dont really care.. they go through the motions and that is it really.. lik ewhen we had a brick through the office window.. missed my daughter then 7 my inches.. and the came round took brick away for finger printing..ha ha.. hopefully you are right on their demise when trying to use it. duno what this country is coming too.. got worse over last 5 years.

i will get him a horn.. thought about air horn you can get also.  they are so rude.. it is a cycle path and the signs say that walkers must make way for cyclists.. and respect each other on the track.. do they ever.. the dog owners where i lice think the rule the roost.. the parks the pathways.. the roads everywhere.. and they think they dont have to pick up after their dogs also.. lovely coastal path splatterd with mess.. disgusting.

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Posted: 23/04/2013 at 09:26

Mummy.. it is a nightmre.. they dont understand that 1 week out of every 4 we NEED choc!!!.. dunno why but it is the only time i need it and i dont have them anymore! but its still there. and it is the only time i buy chocolate and we have it in the house.. so weird..

but my O/H has learnt not to touch it.. ever!!!! some years ago when i flipped my lid and threw all his fishing maggots out of the garge fridge for the birds.. never done it since. ha ha

and to you who came back from cornwall.. cant remember who.. and cant find way to go back when i am writing in the box to check on who said what, is there a way.. if so please tell me.. yes i did feel good about it.. after the guilt had worn off.. which didn't take long 

rant today is about the blerdy extendable dog leads.. wish owners would real them in when a cyclist goes past.,. one took out my little lad last night.. didnt i ahve a go at them.. he rang his bell several times coming up behind them from some distance as i tell him to.. to give people time to move etc... they turned and were aware of us.. so no excuse.. but did nothing about it.. and i couldnt get him to stop in time.. as yelling at him.. STOP! now. but ya know how they are. dont listen to ya.

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