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Posted: 06/05/2015 at 17:14


Just back from taking Lizzie to big GC, afternoon tea consumed, plants attached to me and seeds to Lizzie 

BIG NEWS - have been given the go ahead today to fly to France (here was going to be a jumping smiley but all I got was a squashed tomato)

Good to see everyone has managed with the weather.

Just hope it cheers up for Friday when we go to the Show


Posted: 05/05/2015 at 14:37


Busy busy getting ready for Busy Lizzie

Just about as tidy as it will ever get 

OH now making a casserole, so dinner will be ready whatever time we get home - in this wind could well be delays!

Went into garden to tie up a bending spike and , eek, don't think I want to go out again!!

Back when we can, quite a schedule sorted out for Lizzie

Getting rid of brambles

Posted: 04/05/2015 at 19:50

What a difference some pipe cleaners can make ina year - great 


Posted: 04/05/2015 at 19:44

Runny should have come and knocked on my door = only live couple of miles away.

Could have helped me attempting to plant some tomatoes


Posted: 04/05/2015 at 18:03

Love Cromer  l

Lily Pilly how worrying for you and for them - come on do the Chinese really need to keep the pets.

DD will look forward to meeting you, especially with cake, unless my hostess has plans - have a feeling it's garden sorting though, packed my G-gloves already 

Trying to make a list (requested) of what OH needs to do in the garden. Finding it very hard as what I would do automatically he would not think of (scratching head instructions)

Oh, just thought of something else - back in a bit



Posted: 04/05/2015 at 13:58

Thanks Edd - will solve all sorts of problems I have.

Getting rid of brambles

Posted: 04/05/2015 at 13:49

Just read this thread.

I am going to attempt to print off the advice - daughter has 3 huge ivies that need to be killed and I have stumps that are sprouting not forgetting brambles.

I was sure I would get this info on this forum somewhere - thanks Edd for bumping it


Posted: 04/05/2015 at 12:13


OOh I love Cornwall but I'm going to Spain in September - don't suppose dates could change ------------------------- no I thought not!

Don't forget to visit the Hidden Valley Garden Dove - think it's one in the GW book

Trying to tidy house, why is it a washing mountain appears just when you don't want one.

Also have to plant up stuff as OH is not to be relied upon to maintain plants if I'm allowed to go to France.

Yesterday we went to a Chille Festival at a nearby castle - Eastnor - they let you take dogs around with you, even in the house, useful to know.

Had an attack of sticky label syndrome and came away with a purple cayenne pepper

Back later - trying to pace myself!!!!!!!!!!!

PS anyone looked at the cartoon on Google today - quite enjoyed it, one of their better ones


Posted: 02/05/2015 at 21:02

Liri - daughters new house - in the loft they found a model railway layout - well track was there with the trestles for it. Her OH and my OH were very excited (we have a work in progress one in our loft)

Still hardely any rain here, just wish it would arrive



Posted: 02/05/2015 at 16:59

Thanks Yvie,  Honka is the dahlia (doh!)

West Midlands here as well

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