Pottie Pam

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Photos of your ponds please

Posted: 03/02/2015 at 13:42

Wey aye, man. Peat B

Photos of your ponds please

Posted: 03/02/2015 at 12:04

My daughter's dog running across my frozen pond. Not this year. The pond has a thin layer of ice this morning and even had a flurry of snow last night. Cornwall is panicking and some schools are closed.

Perhaps your amphibians are having orgies under the ice to keep warm Peat B.


Posted: 02/02/2015 at 09:36

Morning all,

Hope everyone is well and keeping warm. even in tropical Cornwall the pond was frozen this morning.

I had an agapanthus in a large terracotta pot  and when I lifted it to put in the greenhouse over winter the pot broke in half. It was the roots of the plant that forced it apart rather than the cold. I might attempt to stick the pot back together as it was a nice pot.



Posted: 01/02/2015 at 14:20

My German Shepherd when he was a few months old. 'It wasn't me who tore my bed up'. I wish I could have those days back!


Posted: 31/01/2015 at 13:59

Lovely helebores Matty.

Agree with Beckie and Ruunybeak, Punkdoc. Just the thing to chase 'the black dog' away.


Posted: 31/01/2015 at 11:33

Good morning all.

Glad you are improving Mattie . I don't post much but try to keep up with you all.

Poor DD hope toay is better.

That's my dog, Khan, inspecting the snowdrops. He's 12 now so not so keen on 'gardening' as he once was but like everyone says,Clari, you will have some fun with Reggie.


Old Wive's Tales/Tips and Wrinkles

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 11:45

Someone once said that if you see a farmer in shirt sleeves in January (meaning it's mild) that there's bad weather to come.

My mum thought Christmas roses, hellebores, were unlucky for some reason.

Also a bird coming in the house meant a death. A cheeky robin quite often comes in my house if I leave the back door open then panics and poops all over.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 26/01/2015 at 10:54

So sorry Verdun. You'll always remember that lovely smile she gave you a few days ago.


Talkback: Long-tailed tits

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 16:43

I'm not sure why your LTTs have disappeared.  Do you feed the birds. They love the fat balls in my feeders.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 21/01/2015 at 14:25

Heartbreaking to hear what you are going through, Lyn.

My mum lived with us for the last six months of her life suffering from bladder cancer. Near the end I asked if the Macmillan nurses could call. They were brilliant and did all they could to keep mum comfortable. I remember one saying that I wished it could be all over and he was right. He made me cry every time he visited, not in front of mum of course. I think that was part of the healing process for me. The Macmillans are there for the families as well as the patients.

Hugs to Mattie and Verdun too.

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