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Posted: 29/08/2015 at 06:31

Morning all!  Jo, that sounds something like a sitcom that you'd think wouldn't happen in the real life! Hope leg feeling ok. I had a nervousness of dogs as a toddler that my parents couldn't understand where it came from.  As a teenager I overrode the nervous feeling with common sense but then got bitten twice.  I think dogs know!  I class myself a cat lover...At least I did until one started pooing out front but I won't start that discussion again....

Hosta, I think some people use religion as an excuse to behave in a nasty way.  which is bonkers as the true message of most religions is the opposite; typical humans have twisted it.  Just remember that "normal" people do not behave like that.  It's them that have the problem not you. Difficult though with a split family,  I grew up in a family where one half wouldn't talk to us, and we didn't even know why. I made my own family out of close friends and neighbours.  Had a pseudo gran and pseudo aunt and uncle. Perhaps your OH should choose his own sibling?

what is this fly

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 06:15

Oh Ken, you've got yourself into the naughty corner with this lot!  It's one of the gardening learning curves that there are good insects and bad insects.  I tend not to get rid of the bad insects because there'll be a good insect /bird along eventually to do the job for me.  And if you get rid of the baddies there'll be no goodies (as there's nothg to eat) in your garden and so when you get an infestation you are stuffed.  That, and it suits my lazy streak!


Posted: 28/08/2015 at 21:10

Whoop de whoop Panda!  Well done x


Posted: 28/08/2015 at 09:23

I got my latest daylilies from It has quite a good search engine - may be helpful with identification?

Figs galore

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:50

Because there's lots of competition for the South facing garage wall slot!  Wanting mini kiwis and japanese wineberries on that. Then there the blackberries on side of garage, apricot on back of house, plus, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, strawberries,rhubarb, blackcurrants....think I'll be busy....

Would I need to fleece a fig in the ground?

Figs galore

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:36

Older Snoodlet commented on the "pet" on the patio. seems to be settling in well

I'm trying to figure out what fruit I'll be wanting to grow and where.  It'll be years tIl I do it all but will mean I can get one of two things in without having to rearrange everything in the future. Fig is on the list.  Perhaps a pot next to house south side. Or I could do in ground at back of garage. Ho hum.

Figs galore

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:26

Is your fig in the ground Dove?


Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:17

Morning all. Doesn't the garden look lovely when the sun comes out after a wet period.  Can almost hear the plants sighing with contentment.

A few bulb queries (well it is that time of year...)

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:30

Re q3: nectaroscordum siculum and allium sphaerocephalon

A few bulb queries (well it is that time of year...)

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:26

Q1: I've some miniature daffs bulbs left unplanted last year.  Noting I get very little time to garden, is it worth me planting them to see if they grow or are they unlikely to do much?

Q2:  Are there any tulips that do put on a good show in future years without being lifted? (I've got clay soil.)

Q3: I bought a few alIium bulbs today, to plant in a herbaceous border. Should I plant them clustered or spread out?  (I'll dig out the names in a mo - will lose post if I navigate away.)

Many thanks

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