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Hester Scott


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A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 20:18

Runny beak.  what's a doggy bag?  Just wrap them up in a serviette.

Hyacinths

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 20:04

Fraid I' m usually late.  (What's new). Would love to have them for Christmas.  Incidentally the blue ones smell a bit to strongly and not too pleasantly when they are going over.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 18:52

A great man about town friend of mine admitted that in his childhood a favourite pudding in his house was a Tunnocks marshmallow jobbie with thick Bird's custard poured over!  Can I bring that?

Hyacinths

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 14:36

You can put the ones that have flowered in the house this winter in the ground outside, and they will keep flowering for years.  No need to throw them out in other words.

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 00:02

Next to the Vesta curries on the shelf were packets of spaghetti Bolognaise.  inside the box three sachets,  little lengths of pasta,  pink gritty stuff, and a little thing of Parmesan smelling of sick.  Oh, the sophistication of it!!

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 23:50

Orchid lady.  I think you were right originally about the light thing. It would say on the packet of seed if the seed should be on the compost, and seed as variable re their needs for light

Frost?

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 23:19

The government should do something about it, I say.........

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 23:15

Half past four, or five or three

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 23:13

At half past a big sloppy banana sandwich, then out for more.

Composting

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 23:03

This is what you will all call a slow heap!  Compost beautiful and finished in the bin but colonised by ants, a hive I think would be a good word.  I have a look at them whenever on the allotment, and marvel at the industry and the countless tiny grains of soil each processed and individually placed, the eggs and air vents.  I see some out on the plot but I don't think they do any harm.  I can't bear to destroy them and have plenty of compost nearby.  Don't think there will be many to agree with me!

Discussions started by Hester Scott

What the experts get wrong

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Talkback: Garden pests

For the first time ever I'm considering giving up my allotment, as I have never had a year like it. I must have sown or transplanted peas a... 
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