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Posted: 16/10/2014 at 09:10

Hmmmm heatwave looks like high temps but with rain.  Who arranged that?  

Lesley good luck with the dentist 

Bit out of the loop here too re broadband but Cornwall has been targeted for priority coverage of fiber.  

Dry for now but heavy rain later.  So warm though that plants think its summer 

(trying to control the iPad's tendency to add commas everywhere  )

Flower bed in front of bay window - choiysa ternata

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 23:55

Choisya will be fine ESP with annual pruning ....perfect if reasonably sunny.

If you have acid soil how about a dwarf azalea or rhododendron?  


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 23:51

Been lovely day.  Started to cut down some tall perennials now so I guess it won't be too lomg before I do,the lot 

Haggled a deal for fiber optic broadband ........ended up paying not a penny more than I am  now for my standard broadband. 

Niece parted company from her boyfriend .....notice on their shared flat.  Lots of tears and emotion but I think she feels better for off loading.  (ssssh! Secretly pleased as he is a grumpy so and so)

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 23:39

Frank, that was very moving.  Could sense your pain throughout 

Sad Christmas Roses

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 09:24

Of course, they do not flower yet.  December/Feb is  their time 

Wouldnt move so often though Irene  You  said the larger plant has lots of foliage and no buds ......maybe too much feeding.  


Need help identifying (and saving) this small plant

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 08:44

Don't know this either ......any indoor experts here? 


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 08:38

Morning everybody

Wet n windy here.  Warm though.  Can see miscanthus gold bar swaying in the wind above everything else, cannas apart,  and can see where I would like to add another variety 

Moving Raspberries & Goosberries

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 00:28

And they root easily.  Consider training them as cordons too.  Oblique cordons or,double cordons produce excellent large fruit with easy access.  I did this in my early days and had 20 or more cordons on wires on a wall.  


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 00:24

I think a late  summer application is enough though.  Spring is prob unnecessary 

Her Poor knees

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 00:21

Never use them as weeding is offen an impulsive thing for me to do there and then. Ruin plenty of trousers though

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