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Posted: 10/11/2014 at 10:38

Morning all, just back from hospital having my eyes tested, to hopefully prevent my Glaucoma getting as bad as my Mums.

It's funny I hate going into the hospital now in case I bump into former colleagues.

Have a good day.


Posted: 09/11/2014 at 18:10

Evening all. Re Cannas, they do not need to be kept dry. I pot mine up, chop all the foliage off, but keep compost slightly damp. It works fine and I followed the advice of Christo, who thought that they did better if kept slightly damp.

Been for a lovely walk on the moors above our house today, now tucking into a nice St. Emilion, which we were having with dinner, but got thirsty before dinner was ready.

Shrub ID please

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 14:35

It is Callicarpa, aka the beauty berry.


Posted: 08/11/2014 at 18:08

Sex on the Beach anyone?


Posted: 08/11/2014 at 12:27

Hi all. It has been raining solidly for 2 days now, I think I had better build an ark.

Mooching around, can't decide what I want to do. At least there is plenty of rugby to watch.

Have fun.

Canna Lily

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 11:07

Mine were still flowering when I cut them down this week. I would keep it in the pot, let it dry out, and put it somewhere dry and cool.


Posted: 07/11/2014 at 13:26

Wet and dreary here, and the weathers not very good either!

Been trying to sort out the greenhouse, door fell off yesterday, shattering all the glass. The whole thing is to put it mildly, tatty, more bits of plastic and wood, where the glass ought to be. Dream of a new one, but I am told that it is not a priority!

Apparently not having had the house decorated for 15 years, and a rather naf orange pine kitchen, are more urgent. She is not a gardener.

Do you grow Aconitum's?

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 11:08

They are very poisonous, but as usual, a slight exaggeration by the press. I would always wear gloves, but that is all.


Posted: 06/11/2014 at 09:08

Heavy frost here, had to scrape ice off the car.

Hoping to plant some more tulips today.

Verdun I am thinking about some Pennisetum next year, which would you recommend that are likely to be hardy up North.

I received a download film of place in Artic where I will be staying. It was filmed in June, and still looked very cold.

Have a good day everyone.


Posted: 05/11/2014 at 16:19

Sorry computer won't let me write fasciating

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