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Latest posts by Gardenmaiden

Let's Remember Them

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 12:28

Alfred Hawsley Till (great grandfather) - Middlesex Regiment

Alfred G Till (great uncle) - Red Berets

Arthur Edwin Till (great uncle) - 8th Army

Thomas Henry Eales (uncle)  - Merchant Navy

David Dunton - Hussars

William John Dunton (my dad) - RAF Bomber Command

Kenwin Dunton (cousin) - Royal Navy

Dean Troth (cousin) - Royal Marines

Survived their engagements. Without them I wouldn't be here.

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 12:19

I think I would raise the canopy of the bush you've got there to get abit more light in and hopefully abit more space for plants. I would have sedums and some low growing plants like alpines and plant some spring bulbs too.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 15:18

She did a couple of series about her garden, and a book too. Worth a read.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:35

Just looked myself and its 15 episodes, probably Monday to Friday.

Meany or being careful !

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:34

There isn't much I pay full price for either. There always seems to be a sale of one kind or another on. And haggling can be fun as I found out in Egypt where its part of the buying process.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:28

Have to record as it conflicts with Dragons: Riders of Berk

Top jobs for the weekend

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:26

Picking the ripe chillis in the greenhouse for my colour blind husband.


Posted: 05/11/2014 at 21:54

I agree with Dave, you have to monitor constantly. I had a cousin who had type 1, he was very poorly with it in his early years, but he didn't take care of himself once he got to adulthood, smoke and drank way too much and passed away when he was 48.

I had a friend who also had type 1 and she managed her condition very well from an early age.

Diabetes UK will have lots of information on how to manage, and what to look out for infectionwise. It is also very important to look after feet.

squirrels and their cleverness

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 22:44

You could try those feeders where a metal cover goes over the feeding holes when the squirrel lands on top of the feeder. It does work.

Modern Technology etc.

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 12:57

My father in law got caught out by this as he happened to be on his laptop when he had a problem. Luckily his bank caught it in time. As everyone says this was a scam. Your best option would be to hang up your phone or say you don't have a computer. This  second one I use all the time, it foxes the hell out of the caller

Discussions started by Gardenmaiden

Shrub ID

This has been growing in our hawthorn hedge and this year decided to be 12ft tall with read berries. I thought it migh be a pyracantha but not sure which one as there are no thorns. 
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Last Post: 18/12/2014 at 21:51

Green tomatoes

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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 19:25

Plant ID

Mystery plant at the bottom of my garden. I've never seen this before and it isn't something I planted. 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 11:05

Moses in the bulrushes

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Last Post: 06/10/2013 at 11:09


What to do when the plant has gone over 
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Last Post: 13/08/2013 at 20:01
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