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Gardening Crafters

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 12:18

Wow, I've just found this thread, what a fabulous lot of creations, unbelievable how creative you all are! (clapping smiley) Am amazed at those of you doing those intricate things while watching TV, how do you keep an eye on both?!!!

I'm not very creative but have done some window painting, would take a photo but sadly most of them have faded from the sun, will have to replace them sometime.

Pat E, you once mentioned the Kew Gardens Colouring Book and I have ordered it from Amazon for something to pass the time next winter. I was wondering what you use to colour them with. Do you use water colour paints, colour pencils or what?

Gardener's World and animal experimentation

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 06:25


Gardener's World and animal experimentation

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 06:00

Try using an ad-blocker, saves a lot of annoyance.

Purple climbing rose - where to buy

Posted: 09/06/2016 at 17:29

Rubi, I'm afraid that picture has been highly photoshopped! If you look at the left-hand side Amazon site below you will see that the colour is really pink. Besides, the seller who is probably in China, is offering seeds, which will probably never come to anything! See also the the bad reviews.


Posted: 04/06/2016 at 18:25


pet companions

Posted: 02/06/2016 at 07:36

Lantana, that ear is down because she produces excessive earwax which annoys her dreadfully, we have to clean it out at least twice a week and she hates it. She's just been shaking her head again now, but when I said come on I'll clean your ear she disappeard upstairs toute de suite!  No one can tell me dogs don't understand what you're saying.

Lily Pilly, they're gorgeous, but they don't look very guilty to me!

Love this thread.

pet companions

Posted: 01/06/2016 at 19:15
Logan says:

To all,sorry about the photo didn't realise that happened,but that what male dogs do

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  I'm sure no-one was upset, Logan, it's what animals do!

pet companions

Posted: 01/06/2016 at 19:12

Lantana, meant to say how sorry I am that you lost your Lucy, you must have been devastated, I know I would be if we lost Inka.

pet companions

Posted: 01/06/2016 at 19:05
Lantana says:

Our two we used to have. Lucy is the black one. We had to let her go aged 8 because of severe epileptic seizures. Ruby is the brindle one and they used to lie like that together when Ruby was young.

Before coming over here we put Ruby in her usual kennels so she wouldn't get stressed by all the upheaval of removal men etc. She was to be collected and brought over here after four weeks. With one week to go till she arrived here I got a frantic phone call from the kennels to say they'd taken her for a morning exercise, she'd seen a rabbit and done a runner after it. Despite searches by everyone, police and vets informed, posters put up everywhere, she was never seen again.

Sorry if that's depressed everyone....I don't what made me come out with all that but I just wanted to post their photos here.


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 Wow, Lantana, your Lucy looks just like our Inka, right down to the white spot on the breast and some white toes. This is a pic of her down by our river.

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pet companions

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 08:05

Logan, that's indecent exposure!

Similar problem here, OH throws ball, Inka runs after it then ignores it, OH collects ball and doesn't even get a treat!

Love all the pet pictures, keep 'em coming!

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