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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/10/2012 at 11:05

Nr Lincoln.

Definately brighter here today and dry. and mild.

OH getting the last bit of hedge trimmed to add to the pile of cutting nearly swamping the bungalow. Good job it's nearly 5th November, them we can have a big bonfire without hopefully annoying anyone.


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Posted: 25/10/2012 at 11:00

Thanks for that Gary and Geoff, now I know

£10 wont get you far Geoff, but perhaps you needs are minimal, my OH thinks I'm the bank, he only rarely goes to the hole in the wall, but always seems to think my money supply is endless, I wish.

bjay, I always give my clematis a dressing of sulphate of potash after I prune them in February, that seems to do the trick. 15 clematis will look great, I love them

Coffee time me thinks.


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Posted: 25/10/2012 at 09:50

Geoff. - where is the postcard of, I can make out" Auditorium"   but not where it is,ta muchly

Pleased we got our grass cut for the last time, just hope it doesn't grow much more. It's actually brightened up a bit here.

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Posted: 25/10/2012 at 08:11

Good morning early birds.

Everyone seem to be up and at um this morning!.

Very dark and miserable here, but not cold, as yet, that's to come tomorrow apparently.

We could get a snow shower over the next couple of days, wonderful.

I will be going to buy paint, and all the DIY paraphernalia later today so will be parting with quite a bit of cash no doubt

Something has certainly had a go at that mushroom, a good picture though Gary.

Nothing else planned today.

Have a good one.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 24/10/2012 at 12:29

Nr Lincoln.

A  horrible wet day here, dark sky, not nice at all, although it isn't cold. Best to stay indoors.


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Posted: 23/10/2012 at 12:41

Have managed to escape the snug and been to look for something quick for a snack lunch. Managed to find a pizza at the bottom of the freezer so that will have to do.

The carbon monoxide alarm is playing up. We moved it and now it piping all the time, it's not the battery as new one had been fitted and we haven't any gas on at the moment. Will have to do something technical like reset the battery?

Love the green fingers, very halloween.

Talkback: Autumn foliage favourites

Posted: 23/10/2012 at 12:35

Hi Happymarion.

There is a posting about Autumn colour with some lovely photos, Called appropriately Autumn Colour. I agree with you, things are looking wonderful and getting better by the day.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 23/10/2012 at 11:07



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Posted: 23/10/2012 at 11:05

Hi Jean.

A flower on the cobaea, that's great, at last, and the banana plant look well.

I bought a packet of cobaea seeds in Wyevales sale, but after reading comments about the lack of flowering this year I was beginning to wonder about setting them next year. You can't afford to spend time and energy on things that don't perform. Perhaps we will have a better summer next year and things will do better, only time will tell..

Geoff. -- Thanks for the info, will bare it in mind when we venture to La Belle France next May.

I am trapped in the snug at the moment, can't get through to the kitchen as OH is stripping wallpaper behind the door. He's not a happy bunny.


The mystery of the disappearing hedgehogs

Posted: 23/10/2012 at 10:55

We used to have a lot of hedgehogs in the garden, whole families, but it is very rare now to see any evidence of them, in fact when I do see their calling card it is such a big event. What did hedgehogs feed on before man decided they needed help., the use of pesticides and loss of habitat is one of  the biggest threat to them and the fact that everyone wants privacy in their gardens, the use of fences has blocked their natural pathways. We have cut a hole in our fence that leads to scrub land at the side and back of our garden, but still very few hedgehogs.


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