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Posted: 09/10/2012 at 10:20

Nr Lincoln.

Good morning all.

Lovely sunny morning here, coolish, will have to wrap up when I go out to finish planting wallflowers.

Hope you are ok Frank, have missed your regular postings.

ChrisX

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Posted: 09/10/2012 at 10:07

Morning everyone.

Crikey Becks, early morning entertainment!

Most of our neighbours are on holiday at the moment. Next door have gone on a cruise to New York and then up to Quebec, lucky blighters, the funny thing is unless they go on cruises they never come out of the house Others are in France, and across the road are on their narrow boat. It's great, very quiet.

I watched ITT last night, CRH was full of himself, and Jerry Hall was draped all over Anton, Louis Smith was lovely. I like Claudia, and her quirky way of presenting, Zoe hardly let anyone get a word in.

Plenty to do in the garden today, wallflowers to finish and lilies to clean up and treat with vine weevil killer, no rest for the wicked

Have a good day

ChrisX

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/10/2012 at 17:31

Nr Lincoln.

Hi everyone.

It's been a mixed weather day today.

Misty damp morning, a bit grey, then we had a shower, then sun, now its turned overcast and chilly.

Hope its fine tomorrow so I can finish planting the wallflowers.

ChrisX

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Posted: 08/10/2012 at 17:22

We are having sausages for tea tonight a la Tesco, nothing fancy here, just plain old pork bangers, might have a few oven chips and scrambled eggs. I sometimes steam my spuds that keeps them whole.

Pam, - Yes the Twist Baby tree does go yellow, in fact it is starting to change colour now. The branches are lovely in the winter, so you get interest all the year round.

Have been planting out wallflowers today, still more to go. We have grown them from seed this year as the ones you buy are usually pathetic, and we have got some lovely plants. I just love the scent, takes me back to my childhood when everyone seemed to grow them.

Daughter has return from  Portugal, and when she fetched her dog , Henry, back from the kennels he was not at all well. She has been to the vets with him today and he has got Dog Flu, and is on antibiotics.

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Posted: 08/10/2012 at 08:07

Good Morning All,

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/14782.jpg?width=273&height=350&mode=max

 

This is a Robinia Pseudoacacia Twisty Baby that is in our front garden.

I had it in a pot for a few years, but it stop growing and look sick, so I popped it in the front of the house in a sunny position and it is growing quiet happily there.

Gary --As you say there is still a lot of colour in the garden at the moment. Loved your butterfly photo.

We got the cover for the caravan from under the leanto yesterday and disturbed 4 peacock butterflies that were hoping to hibernate there, hope they found somewhere else to go.

Have a good day fellow forkers.

ChrisX

 

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Posted: 07/10/2012 at 22:35

Hi Becks, Yes I am finding the site slow. It takes ages to go from one page to another, every other sites I use are ok.

When I click on latest post etc, the little green thing goes round and round and round and------- it's enough to make you dizzy. it seems to be at certain times of the day.

Hollie. the cat has obviously got a serious problem,mentally or physically. I don't envy you trying to decide what to do.. They can certainly do you a lot of damaged, as you have found out. We have always had a cat but have never had one that behaves like yours. Best of luck whatever you decide.

ChrisX

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Posted: 07/10/2012 at 14:42

Oh Jean, poor old you. Have any easy day, hope you soon feel better.

Fancy seeing a goshawk, they are quite rare I understand. We have a few birds of prey in our area, kestrels, peregrine and now we have buzzards, but not goshawks, that I know of.I'm very envious,I love raptors. Red Kites have been spotted near Sleaford, which is about 25 miles from us, so they are slowly moving into the area.

ChrisX

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Posted: 07/10/2012 at 13:20

Geoff. -  apple chutney, yummy, hope you are doing your bit and peeling the apples for Mrs Geoff, or are you making it yourself

SCD.    I think it's a good thing the judges are making the final decision on who will go, it's a lot fairer.

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Posted: 07/10/2012 at 13:16

You must be very relieved Maud, hospitals are not a very nice place to spend your time, although we are all glad they are there when the need arises.

We have got a reasonable crop of apples, especially the James Grieve step over, it has done very well, about 40 apples from a small tree. The others have been a bit hit and miss. Good crop of pears though.

Yes Dan, buddleia are as tough as old boots, virtually indestructible so give them the chop now and you will have lots more growth next year.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/10/2012 at 10:34

Good morning all.

Nr Lincoln.

Beautiful morning here, a bit chilly but lovely blue sky. The top temperature is given as 13c today so the days are definitely getting cooler, and the evenings are drawing in.

You have to get amove on the get jobs done, no going out after tea!

Have a good day.

ChrisX

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