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Pottie Pam

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Sage _ Why Can't I grow it?

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 13:38

They say sage only grows where the woman rules the household. 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 10:08

Hope you are okay, Frank. It seems to have been bad up your way.

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Posted: 27/09/2012 at 10:06

Good morning all,

Hope everyone is feeling better today.

Lovely photo Pam and like your moth Jean.

This photo was taken two days ago. Ivy is a bit of a 'marmite' plant but brilliant for wildlife. Still a lot of Red Admirals about but not a good year for butterflies. The ivy is covered with honey bees when the sun comes out. 

Geoff, I hope that photo was before your visit to the dentist.

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Posted: 26/09/2012 at 14:15

Oooh, Kate. Isn't mahonia a bit spiky? But kill or cure, that's what I say.

Like your moth, Jean. He looks as though he's waving.

I haven't started feeding the birds yet. I had a nuthatch visit last winter. I had to look it up to see what it was. Lovely bird. Black sunflower seeds is what it liked. I find birds are getting fussy and are not so keen on peanuts. I fill one feeder with sunflower seeds and the other with the chicken's mixed corn.

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Posted: 26/09/2012 at 10:42

Good morning all,

Hope everyone is okay with all this rain. not too bad here just the odd heavy shower that waits until I take the dog out.

So sorry about Lydia Rain.

Hope you are better now Hollie. I didn't know that cats get PMT.

Geoff, are you still suffering from something you picked up in Amsterdam?   

Lovely photo, Pam

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Posted: 25/09/2012 at 09:54

My nickname at school was 'Spammy'  but it wasn't me, honest. I missed the posts, what were they selling? Have I missed a bargain? 

Glad you are okay, Inka. Really scarey.


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Posted: 24/09/2012 at 09:15

Good morning all,

Poor Becks. I hope Jess is feeling better.

My OH once had some maggots in the boot of the car and they got out of the container. (for fishing)  Later on the car was filled with horrible bluebottles for weeks on end.

Has Michael Fish from Soton given a long range forcast yet? I think I might start taking the geranioms and begonias in. They are still looking good but there are some cold nightd forcast.

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Posted: 23/09/2012 at 19:05

Geoff, your prize for flower of the day is a week in my caravan in January. That is the week that Becks won earlier on so I hope you and Mrs Geoff don't mind sharing.

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Posted: 23/09/2012 at 19:03

I want a helmet like that. I haven't watched the F1 for a while. Never seemed too exciting apart from putting the right tyres on or when to come in the pits.

Had a nice afternoon with my brother and SIL and her elderly aunt. Horrible weather so was lovely just to sit in and chat after lunch.

Good to hear from you Inka. I haven't seen a wasp since the spring when the queens were coming out of hibernation. There were lots of them in the conservatory.  I leave them alone then as they eat pests such as greenfly. It's only in the autumn they are a nuisance getting drunk on fallen fruit and they are going to die soon so we can't blame them for being a bit p****d off and stinging.

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Posted: 23/09/2012 at 12:23

Kate,Pam Flo and David. Lovely flowers. I love the peach coloured sunflower. I think Geoff takes the prize for flower of the day.  

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