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Posted: Yesterday at 21:19

Verdun - I have just looked in here and read your sad news about your mother. I am very sorry but she had a long life, full of memories which are worth remembering and repeating to yourself and to others who knew her - and those who didn't.

Also commiserations again about the loss of a young life.

Oh dear!!

DD you are lucky to have siblings (a whole family) to miss - not everyone has that option


Posted: 25/01/2015 at 14:19


Counted birds - just for once the goldfinches arrived en masse- usually they arrive just after I've finished.

That is gardening that can be done from a chair lookiing out of a window.

Also can see a hellebore open but photo will have to wait, OH is very strict about what I can or not do!!

Ordered a load of flower seeds for the PWF(practice wedding flowers) and BIL has offered to help, but he's sensitive so I'll have to make sure I don't upset him for a whole year or so  I have Sarah Ravens catalogue, really useful as it states germination to flowering times

Daughter has found her ideal wedding venue so it's all go for July 2016 - you'll probably be fed up of hearing about it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So relieved that I will be able to fully take part/enjoy the preparations now (once I have recuperated) there was a time that .................... well won't go there


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Posted: 23/01/2015 at 17:51

Thanks All


Good move Verdun

Lyn looks as if you were right 

It's hard though - behaving myself, it includes no gardening


Hugs to all those who need it, positive thought do help, even just a little bit, so sending them to everyone

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Posted: 23/01/2015 at 16:15

To my supportive garden friends

results day today


All tests come back clear, have to take hormone therapy for 5 years, have another post-op check then annual checks

Still have to 'behave' and recover and heal, could take a few months but..........

With muchly thanks for all your support  x

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Posted: 21/01/2015 at 12:15

Lyn Wishing you well

Think about you every day and hope you have the energy to carry on.

To all of you

I was sent this and have it printed it out. It helps me sometimes to just read it and gives me hope


Posted: 20/01/2015 at 18:56

Hello All

Just checking in. Managed to walk around road unescorted today, came back and slept.

We use Pure Soya all the time, Stork for baking (now seems to be dairy free) Son2 had a dairy allergy so have used it for years. As for flavour - well it can be added!

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Posted: 20/01/2015 at 18:51


Checking in

to say thank you for all your kindnesses

Sorry to hear about loss as well, just hold on in there Lilly

I am slowly getting better though had difficulty with pain control, which after a chat with nurse yesterday think have it sorted. Anyway had a better sleep last night

Still long way to go and have more results on Friday

Hope it went OK with Mum and doc today Lyn - thinking of you

Bupthalmum speciosum

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 17:02

Mine is still going strong

A word of warning though - SLUGS AND SNAILS - it is one of the few plants I 'seed' almost before it emerges from the soil in spring, but once the leaves are mature it is left alone.

As for the flowers, they are held on tall stems above lower leaves so i'm sure you will see them but don't expect too much in the first year

Good luck

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Posted: 15/01/2015 at 20:47



Just looked in to say I was home but I see Lizzie beat me to it.

I'm OK, glad I'm not missing gardening weather!!!!!

Case of keep taking the tablets and sleeping really

Will be back when I am more able 

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Posted: 12/01/2015 at 22:15

Picture made me  Thanks

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