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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 18:49

Dean sent you a message

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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 18:33

Gosh Dean. That sounds really interesting

Wish could see more


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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 17:30

My daughter was due on 1st Jan she arrived 2 weeks late so every Christmas day we get "It's only 3 weeks till my birthday!"

Any way Geoff 'close to home' has so many derivations!

What an incredilbly windy dog I have today



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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 17:13

I have solar lights on spikes in back garden, 2 lilies and 2 butterflies(fairies) in the fairy garden. I thought the lilues had stopped working but found that once I'd cleared border of surplus grass plants they now shine.

Not sure if I should have brought them in for winter or not though

Still have Christmas wreath to make, out all day tomorrow so I guess it will be Friday.

NB to me do all competitions before I go

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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 16:45

Hi all

Good to hear from you Jo. 

Half way through cleaning windows realised should have been at mothers care home for monthltymeeting. Grabbed a Christmas tree, 2 cards and went in my house cleaning best..

Only just got back. Quickly put up new solar lights outside front. Easy-wrap them round the porch pole and drape them between hanging basket hooks.

Don't look too bad, charged up solar cell during day on cleared window ledge.

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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 14:11

Geoff - get a box or do a treasure hunt ending with the greenhouse and then you only need to put a ribbon round its neck

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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 13:54

Just ordered dog food - although at the moment I have plenty thinking about deliveries thought I'd better do it today. Also ordered a nice fleece royal stewart coat (It's even got a collar) for him as he does feel the cold, and he had to have a Christmas pressie. 

Right now tto clean the windows

Where are all the birds ?

Posted: 05/12/2012 at 13:35

After comments I think on this thread about not putting fat balls out in netting I bought 2 filled coconut shells thinking that when empty I may be able to fill them myself. I have one of those feeders with hooks for fat balls so I thoight they would be a good alternative. Today the blackbirds have arrived. They seemed very thirst and were at the bird fountain.

I to am going to try that trick for the ground feeders, Thing is i have just taken 2 old baskets to dump as the bottoms had gone, they would have been ideal. Will look in store to see what else I have.

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Posted: 05/12/2012 at 13:27

Oh Becks I do hope you both get well soon.

Yo-yo and a lollipop

All this talk of the advent calender made me pop back to make sure I had pressed submit. I had 

Have just removed rickety book shelf to garage despite OH moans. Amazing how much more spacious it all looks and I now have somewhere to put my bird food as well as  boxes of corms and agapaanthus that willl be frost free. Thing is now I have to clean windows as they are now within reach and can be seen

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/12/2012 at 11:33

Cold and very bright, the sort of day you feel the garden needs you but can't walk on grass. May go out later and clear leaves, at the moment a never ending job

We thought there may be snow on top of the hills this morning but they are clear.

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