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Posted: 05/10/2012 at 10:04

Lovely photo, Pam.  Is it weigela. I've got a paler pink one with a few flowers on now but I think they usually flower earlier than this.

To raspberry or not to raspberry?

Posted: 04/10/2012 at 17:09

I think even bags of horse manure from garden centres have been found to  have weedkiller in. It is sprayed on the crops that the straw came from, used for bedding for the horses.  It is safest to get manure straight from the field. Even if the horse eats some of the straw it is harmless to the horse but the weedkiller is still active in the manure.

Also raspberries are shallow rooted and when planting the roots should be spread out just a couple of inches under the surface.

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Posted: 04/10/2012 at 11:14

We all have to economise now, Jean. I wonder if I can buy a cheap slave?

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Posted: 04/10/2012 at 10:49

We had a commodore 64. Thought it was fantastic playing those ping pong games. No wonder todays youngsters think there were dinosaurs when I was growing up.

Going back to pee. That was the biggest export from Newcastle not coal. It was used in the tanning business. Everything has it's uses. What a job, going round collecting the contents of chamber pots! 

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Posted: 04/10/2012 at 09:46

 Hello Caroline

Love the photo, Pam. Veggies can be as pretty as flowers.

I once heard someone with a spray tan described as having a face the colour of hangover p**s.

I'm enjoying Downton, Inka. You've got something to look forward to after C********.

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Posted: 03/10/2012 at 12:01

Don't they something called 'swan upping' every year? Sounds painful for the swans.

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Posted: 29/09/2012 at 18:35

Jean, your grandchildren will be worth a fortune when they go to the  Antiques Roadshow of the future.

You haven't explained to Geoff where he has to put the lemon. Is it the same place as the daffodil he mentioned?


















What a difference a day makes.......

Posted: 29/09/2012 at 12:09

Wow, Darren a lot of work put in. I wish I'd taken photos of my garden from scratch. Hopefully you'll get plenty of advive on here but you seem to be doing fine.

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Posted: 29/09/2012 at 10:36

How are you,Maud? I haven't read that book.

Inka talked about the Rainbow Bridge when she lost her cat. I had to google it as I'd never heard of it but I was in floods of tears. Really beautiful.

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Posted: 29/09/2012 at 10:33

This one is 'Bishop's Children' grown from seed. the dahlias are still going strong and have been good this year.

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