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Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 11:57

Its a free world Frank, and, I agree with a lot of what you say. Most of this thread is about music we listen to somewhere, not necessarily the garden.

I have just heard Something Inside So Strong - Labi Siffre on the radio, surely one of the best protest songs ever.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 20:38

Just been watching the BBCs Brit. Pop programme. Blur, Oasis and Pulp, some good tunes. Common People - Pulp was voted the best Brit Pop song. 


Posted: 14/04/2014 at 17:33

I hate DIY. Have been up and down ladders [ no falls, but a couple of wobbles ] sand papered most of my skin and still havent actually put any new paint on.

OH wants me to do some bedrooms next, but I just dont think its my thing.

Glad your Mums doing well Verdun.

Right, better go and cook tea.


Posted: 14/04/2014 at 09:13

Morning all, sunny but cold here. No gardening here today as I have been instructed to paint porch, if i dont manage to fall off ladder, that is.

Get well soon poorly ones.

Hope you find that ring KEF.

Fidget I dont envy you, I have nightmares about my sisters and I doing all that when Mum dies.


Posted: 13/04/2014 at 18:04

Evening all. I have had a lovely day "pootling". One of those days when you have no idea where the time has gone, because you are not quite sure what you have actually done. I suppose I have planted a few more things from the greenhouse and moved a few plants to where I hope they will look better. Its what if I am being pretentious I call being artistic, others I am sure would call it something different.

KEF, just to make you more jealous, I now have 9 Meconopsis growing nicely, and, have potted on another dozen or so in the greenhouse.

Spicy meat balls and a robust red for dinner.

Hope you all had as nice a day as me.


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 18:15

Evening all. Despite the rum hangover, [ the worst sort I find, not of course that I have had many hangovers, never sober enough ] I have been a busy boy, I have been dividing Asters and Campanula, and managed to make dozens more plants. There is something very satisfying in making new plants for free.

Quite a few Tulips are out, I love the outrageous colours, with the zing they bring to the garden. Honesty is also flowering, so there is lots of new colour.

OH is making a thai curry tonight, with a few beers and then a movie.

Hope the finger is better Dove, very envious of your purchases Stacey, I wish I lived nearer to Crocus, I do love their stuff.


Posted: 12/04/2014 at 10:13

Well, I am up now, great party, not managed to steal any of Verduns plants though. Message to self, Rum does not agree with me... or was it something I ate?

Have a good day everyone.


Posted: 11/04/2014 at 22:54

Amateurs, thats what you lot are, I am only just leaving the pub, expecting the party to be in full swing, with all you girls in your pirate frocks and................ you have all gone to bed.

By the way it was me who fell asleep in the grasses last time.


Posted: 11/04/2014 at 16:13

Hi., fb., both the Mallards and the Mandarins have been no shows today. I wonder whether they have been put off by foxes, which I quite often see at the back of the pond, which is very overgrown.

In my experience the mallards make terrible parents, they often let the little ones into the stream, which has steep level changes, this usually results in a few drownings, although I have been known to jump in with a net to rescue them.

Lovely day in the garden today, tee-shirt and no fleece today.

what are you propagating?

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 12:14

Dont forget that Erysimum Bowles Mauve tends to be fairly short lived, it literally flowers itself to death, so it is always worth having cuttings to replace it.

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