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Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:57

Ordered Indian meal well 4 so will freeze 2. Providing own rice / naans/ chapatis.  Need to have a sort out in dining room as plants in the way. Then all set for the "Voice" not usually my sort of prog but saw one episode, saw one lady and was hooked.

Come on Sally 27 yr olds who rock can win


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:48

Verdun sure you can charm them senior nurse, six is great, none is sad.

Panda do you Skoosh phoo phoo stuff? ( word in our house) for Anti persp  long boring story..some simpleton years back, might have been me  

Check out your greenhouse.

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:43

I regularly check my pots in GH & do put slug pellets on the floor also hang yellow aphid traps.

Rose I don't get any newts or toads in GH. Toads in garden sometimes

OL you need to learn to stab slugs with hand fork and stand on snails and leave for the birds. Sweep up if they don't want them.

 I can just hear you going  Well you are now a gardener.  


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:01

Cheers Panda


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 17:00

Panda great turns of expression..killered & skoosh lol.

If you can't get at bramble roots I've tried in the past just cutting them each time they appear, persistance and regular attacking does work, but a long drawn out job. I have sprayed some areas but the devils just laugh.


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 16:54

AWB well done, virtual drinks on you then.

I'm saving myself for the boat race, got super fit and done my practising and will be off shortly to join the crew tomoz.

Fairy hope you're right, not seen him since 1st. Can't scoff flapjacks at minute so please ask little fairy to wrap in foil and I'll have my share after 15th   

Camera Corner

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 16:46

Hiya, blind bat here, I can't see a lady

Steve love your pics, the first lot that white shrub is my cup of tea.

OL, smart ( can't say ar*e) on here lovely pics.

David not the most defined from you..soz just taking the I'd know  Love pics of water and like the reflections. I've PM'd you. Not sure about the shape of that conifer in front of the cottage.



Posted: 05/04/2014 at 15:50

Clari missed you there, Rhubarb how nice, only thing I find are Aquielega ? spelling!


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 15:48

MrsGarden, I only have bought ivy on the fence behind the shed. Mum had some small ornamental stuff in a raised bed pretty but but it took over  After today Ivy ( well self set stuff) isn't my fav'. Hope you're having fun planning. .


Posted: 05/04/2014 at 15:44

Hi all. We've had some light drizzle but had a bed to attack, correct word

Big bed of overgrown shrubs. Now we can see what is what in half of it, and actually found stepping stones between them where Mum used to prune. Most rather leggy and saw needed on some.

Hypericum huge,don't like it  

Choisya Ternata & Aztec pearl ( only grows to 1.5m my bottom!!)  might have lost some flowers for this year, job to find base of Spirea gold flame, Cornus alba ( needed big saw) should recover as left some new stems.

Climbing rose "New Dawn" ? needs supports and correct pruning ASAP.  Ceanothus looking okay even if partially covered over ( I can't keep those would love one)  Brambles dug out with grafting spade OH's job and blinking everywhere ivy pulled up.

Next stage attack the kerria that has engulfed the two Amanagowa which must be 15' high, lovely trees. Kerria no problem in my garden, as it's growing through conifers so it has to compete, in this well fed over many years bed it's a pest.

Found two unknowns ( Mum not outside today and at times isn't sure what she planted) so when they grow / flower I'll be asking you all what they are.

At base home  All but one tom has germinated. Have some potting on & sowing to do in GH which is tomoz' easier job. Might turn a blind eye to weeds until later in week.

Not cooking tonight Mum's treat so take away curry..

Talking of curry, where is Archie ? Hope I haven't miffed him, straight away spoiling his April 1st post, soz Archie I should have played along

Dove I bet you don't just buy one plant.


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