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Pottie Pam


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July in the garden!!

Posted: 18/07/2012 at 10:28

Inkadog, you are so lucky to have the Northern Lights. We've had a few problems with banking computors and mobile phone networks. I wonder if the sun activity caused this.

I love plants with a fragrance. My mock orange didn't have much smell at all this year. I think it was the lack of sun, although the honeysuckly still smells fabulous in the evening. The weathermen say we are having some Summer weather at last as the jet stream is moving.

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Posted: 18/07/2012 at 09:37

The jet stream is moving at last. Sorry Jennie.

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Posted: 18/07/2012 at 09:35

I thought you had a loft of pigeons, Kate, that delivered gifts to your friends, although I must admit they have never made it to my house.

Hope you enjoy your golf, Geoff. My 11 year old grandson got a birdie at the weekend. His dad was very impressed. I'm not sure if it was a pigeon or a seagull.

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Posted: 15/07/2012 at 17:09

Sorry, Kate, you have missed the Cornish Summer today. Sunny all day but back to rain tomorrow.

July in the garden!!

Posted: 14/07/2012 at 15:57

Hi Yarrow2, Could it be quaking grass (briza)?

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Posted: 13/07/2012 at 14:31

Careful,Jo. I got bitten by a young squirrel that I rescued form my dog.  

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Posted: 11/07/2012 at 18:11

Hi FloBear, I think your dogs were brave because you didn't mind the thunder. I'm sure they pick up on our feelings. They said on the radio this morning that cats and dogs were getting depressed because of the weather but my dog is happier in the cooler weather even if I'm not.

Another one of the chickens gone broody. Do you think they go broody when they are happy and think it's the right time to raise some chicks or because they'd rather sit on the nest all day and keep out of the rain?

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Posted: 11/07/2012 at 16:24

We've got a yellow warning in place. Had some heavy showers that lasted a few minutes, got me both times when I took the dog for a walk, but it's sunny in between. We had a red warning a few days ago.The first time ever here, apparently, but it wasn't any worse than any other day. I do feel sorry for the people who have got flooded. A lot of them say that it has never happened before in their area and they are not on the so called 'flood maps'.

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Posted: 11/07/2012 at 11:22

, Thanks Geoff for the advice about the photos. I'll have a go. I just about managed to upload photos on the BBC site.

It must be frustrating waiting for parcels. My porch is always open so most drivers leave parcels in there for me or my son who lives next door.

Talking of parcels I sent for some dried lavender to make pillows etc. It arrived within a day from Amazon and I made a pillow yesterday. Lovely to wake up to the smell of lavender this morning..

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Posted: 11/07/2012 at 10:04

Good morning all,

Another popper-inner here. Still raining on the Cornish Riviera. (I hope Kate is okay)

I saw a blackcap eating the last of the red currants,Jo. The blackbirds had the rest but thankfully they seem to leave the blackcurrants and raspberries alone.

Not many butterflies this year but I've seen glow worms and a lovely big grass snake under a sheet of corrugated tin. I managed to take a photo of the snake.When I've tried to put photos on here I get a message to say my file is too big. Do I need to go on a diet?

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