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Latest posts by Matty2

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 14:14

Today started off lovely and sunny but very cold. Now the cloud is moving in and it is getting dark.

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Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:51

Was using iplayer, Becks. Sorry hope your coughs etc are improving

Ordered OH pressie off Amazon Wednesday and it has come today. Very impressed.

Grandchild is called Bonnie. It has not gone down very well with me, but I just have toput up with it. But she is a Tuesday child.

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Posted: 30/11/2012 at 11:45

Thanks for those hints Gary. Have looked on Amazon and placed one into basket though not bought yet. May add to it.

I tried to watch last weeks Apprentice last night but apparently I hadn't sifficient flow or something. In fact it's the usual Thursday thru weekend problem so I now have 2 Apprentice to watch and 2 Last Tango's!

New tyre on car is now totally flat!! Next door neighbour is going to investigate later.

Just been swimming, it's great I don't sink any more 

Had some more roses delivered, no e-mail notification this time. " I should be able to plant them, but  one will have have to go in veg bed.

Still have roads closed here as the surplus water just does not have anywhere to go..

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Posted: 29/11/2012 at 21:13

Very quiet again on here just popped in as I was going to watch iplayer but couldn't get onto it. Thought I'd try here after 10mins and I'm on, but too late for programme I wanted.

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Posted: 29/11/2012 at 20:05

Have been out today covering plants and protecting my 2 olive trees as it is cold and bright and will be colder tomorrow with 'wintry showers'. We still have road closures in this area from the flooding but not as bad as other parts of country.

I have a clematis montana, it was plantde in the spring and now the leaves have dropped am surprised at its progress. It will ramble up through a lilac eventually. it's a pink one

had some books and baby toys off Amazon today so I guess Christmas is actually on the way. OH got 'Christmas' down from the loft as well.

Queen Elizabeth rose

Posted: 29/11/2012 at 19:24

My one was a freebie from some offer or other, the other this year was from Morrisons - a gift at jubilee time. I would have thought any garden centre etc. Just keep looking

Queen Elizabeth rose

Posted: 29/11/2012 at 18:50

Had a lovely Queen Elizabeth pink rose last year. Is definatey still around

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Posted: 29/11/2012 at 18:39

At least you lot have re-cycling, IN bins, waste IN bins. Not plastic bags. Yuk

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Posted: 29/11/2012 at 17:25

Oh Jo  He He

Help Pruning My Apple Tree

Posted: 29/11/2012 at 17:23

Follow this thread, you should find it useful.


Discussions started by Matty2

Training a pillar Rose

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compost use

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moving them 
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Lasagne bulb planting

Which bulbs 
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Penstemon- but which variety

Beautiful flower but .... 
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What is this?

I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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Jewell garden - suggestions

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Jewell garden - suggestions

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What to do to encourage growth 
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