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Posted: Today at 20:15

Evening all.

Thoroughly cold and wet day here, but amazing it was still light at 8 pm.

So bored today I did some paper work. Now got a bottle of red open and onto the sofa till bed.

garden ivory

Posted: Today at 13:44

Do you mean Ivy?

Crow or raven?

Posted: Today at 10:58

The old saying is: if you see a rook by itself; it is a crow, and if you see a group of crows together; they are rooks.

Crow or raven?

Posted: Today at 10:09

Yes, looks like a rook to me. Ravens are huge and tend to live around cliffs or mountains.

Fox glove plugs

Posted: Today at 10:07

Most foxgloves are biennial, so form leaves first year, then flower second year, and then die.

There are however some lovely perennial forms. I grow D. ferruginea, which has browny yellow flowers [ and is much prettier than I have described it ] D. lutea is alsdo lovely.


Posted: Today at 10:02

Morning all.

Wet and windy here, so no gardening today.

Got an order from Crocus, to come tomorrow, so that is always exciting, even if it does take several hours to unravel their very secure packing.

Have a good day everyone.


Posted: Yesterday at 23:02

Dove, we ate at the White Horse, which I think was in Brancaster and a lovely posh fish and chip place in Cromer [ ? No 1 Cromer] Had a wonderful pigeon and foie gras dish [ sorry I know some people will be offended by that, and I can't justify it, but I love it ]. Also had magnificent Skate wings.

Spent nearly all the time between Titchwell and Cley reserves, with some time in Cromer and Wells Next the Sea.

Camera Corner

Posted: Yesterday at 18:00

 female Bearded Tit

 Red Billed Pochard

 Tufted duck


 Turtle Dove


 Golden Eye


A few pictures from Norfolk bird watching trip. Very lucky we saw some rarities.


Posted: Yesterday at 17:48

Hi all.

Back from Norfolk, after some good bird watching and some lovely food.

Will post some pictures on camera corner.


Posted: 26/03/2015 at 08:34

Zinnias are not hardy, so do need a bit of heat to germinate.

I cover the seeds with Vermiculite.

It is said they don't like root disturbance, so I grow them in modules, then pot on, but only once, before planting out in late May.

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