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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 11:49

Back from the bus ride to the bright lights of Totton-when is the dentist Kate?

The Mirror has gone all alliterative with the headline "Tom Twitter Troll Torment"

Nice pics Jean

Is it the Sward in the Stonne ?



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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 09:38

I am going on a bus

So is it the Stonne of Sconne-the Stoan of Scone or the Stoane Of Sconne ?

There will be a prize for the correct answer-or arnser

Who is Peter?

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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 07:06

Just come down -looked out- there are about 6 brown slimy things feasting on the lupin

Scones as in scoans -or sconnes-I say scoans-just thought I 'd throw that one in-opinions please but I am right

It is wet and drizzly

Dahlia Perennial Plant

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 18:31

If you scatter a few slug pellets about some will fall in amongst the leaves and on the ground-that will help

Glad you found a few of the culprits any way-I assume they are now in orbit or heaven


Posted: 30/07/2012 at 18:09

Use a glyphosate spray or gel-like Roundup-but you might have to repeat the treatment a couple of times-don't expect an instant result-it takes 2/3 weeks to work

Mulch or covering will just make the matter worse

Does anyone know what plant this is please?

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 18:05

The stem looks like a Delphinium-because it is a Delphinium

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Posted: 30/07/2012 at 17:23

Flo-yes it is a hem,hem,er day-lily-there is a yellow one there in another pic hiding behind the pink lily

Early warning Gary and all-have just nipped to Sainsbury's- the kids are out in force running round the aisles -go early to avoid the crowds-managed to kick two.

Chicken salad here-I do like the sound of kid's meals-do they come with toys like MacDonalds?


Posted: 30/07/2012 at 16:20

That should work -let us know if you are successful.


Is it ok to sow foxgloves now?

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 16:19

If all the leaves get munched then probably not-they should be outside though-why not pot them on and get a bigger tougher plant to plant out in the autumn-perhaps you could put the pots out of slug's reach?


Does anyone know what this is?

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 16:16
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Ah cool, I had it in the ground last year but I think it had too much shade so I've put it in a big container. What kind of growth should I expect before it flowers? ( If it is a hibiscus that is)

They seem to take a while to get going-so do not give up on it yet-if there are no flowers this year-they should be in 12 months or so

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