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Posted: 28/07/2013 at 19:02

Aliesh, I don't know but replying to move you back up the forum. Looks a devil to me.

Sure someone will know what it is.

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Posted: 28/07/2013 at 18:39

Deano "Stumpy" Mine died 3 winters ago. I'd had it 13 yrs, before they were readily available. I used to go to GC and admire it, but even though working 40 quid was a big ask. H brought it home one day saying it was cheaper to buy it than me keep paying petrol to visit it. It lived for years in a pot and over wintered in GH, then I planted it o/s in shady sheltered place and wrapped with fleece packed with straw and ok for 3 winters but the really long bad one did it. I think that was the biggest saddest loss I've had in the garden.

p.s. I've still got the trunk laying in my fern bed.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 28/07/2013 at 18:24

Evening all.

Hello newbies on Morning thread

Not done any gardening today, too wet under foot, unless you count rescuing my pot of "extra" Cosmos purity. About 11am this morning the wind suddenly got up and off the patio step it went, in bits

Currently changing from bright hot sun to tipping down rain, in space of fifteen or so minutes, and being doing this for last 2 hrs. Reminded me of the post from the lady in Brazil who was trying to keep her Grandma's Lavender alive, wonder how she got on.

Had family gathering earlier and "escaped" couple of hours ago and got lamb roasting in oven with garlic, wine( don't read that bit puncdoc) lemon & oregano. Our produce,spuds with applemint, peas, french beans & gotta have courgettes. 

When I say escaped, Mum has small conservatory, no one wanting to be in the actual house & weather doing the above, so kindly came home to make room. As family staying over for a few days I will see them in the week.

Best get off and baste the lamb. Have a good evening all.


Posted: 28/07/2013 at 11:24

We are lucky we get a full size green wheelie bin for clean cardboard & garden waste, emptied fortnightly. But cardboard only Jan to April ( which is when we most need it ! ) We also have smaller blue wheelie bin for paper & smaller brown wheelie one for cans, bottles and plastic bottles, without tops !

The alternate week is grey domestic bin emptying week.

This is paid for via our council tax. Must say they don't look pretty out the front of the house, but I don't look at them there. The front is only grass & beech hedging.

We also have 3 compost daleks which we manage to keep filling in rotation.

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Posted: 28/07/2013 at 11:12

Thank you for looking it up Mrs.G

Fairy I'll post a pic of my little Fatsia when I get camera out.


Posted: 28/07/2013 at 09:52

Morning Lizzie, we crossed, you will certainly be BusyLizzie this week.

Morning PP have a well earned rest today.



Posted: 28/07/2013 at 09:39

Verd, that was me on the radio. But you can have cake...for brekkie??

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Posted: 28/07/2013 at 08:32

Mrs. Garden, all looking good after some rain. I really do like the Alstromeria, another entry into my book in wish list category.

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Posted: 28/07/2013 at 08:29

Thanks everyone for ID on my plants. Names now in my little book so I can learn them. This little book is getting a lot written in it, plants that people have posted about that I'd love to have and some to look up. I knew that I wasn't really knowledgable about flowers ( and veg it now seems) but since joining the forum I've realised that I only know bog standard plants. Having much pleasure learning about the things that you are all growing. Really love all your pictures. Thanks all.

Zombie & Fairy I also really like Fatsia, have a large one in the garden and a smallish self set in a pot, I've plans for the "baby".

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