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Hydrangea is it too early to prune

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:02

Morning Wootie 

wait a while yet. 

Its pretty cold right now with frost in many places so another couple of weeks' delay would be sensible. 

(Assuming you have the usual mopheads/lacecaps) 


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:58

Actually sounds like it is looking wonderful up there 

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:57

Oh noooooooooo . Not that Fairy. 

is this armageddon? 

(Have a good day Fairy 

fox poo on my rose

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:52

Sammymummy, yes, clean it up for appearance sake if nothing else.  It will damage new shoots and buds if left 

Foxes visit here...don't see much evidence though apart from a calling card now and then on my heathers.

far more fox-wise people here than I am but do foxes attack flower buds, etc.?  Prob something else is the culprit?  

Be interested in others' replies 

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:43

Dismaying Dairymay.    So annoying when they do that.    When people use the word "nice"'s far removed from its original meaning.  I cannot sleep because of it .  saying tv instead of television drives me bonkers . And car instead of automobile......well I need to see a "shrink", er psychiatrist, to help me cope with it worse still....when, people, put too,,,, many commas in, their sentences!!!   Wot (oooo, what) is the world coming too?    Finally, when the tv newscaster reports of  the terrors in Syria why does he wear a tie that doesn't match his suit?  Not food form...not good form at all 


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:30

Nick, as with many plants, remove spent flowerheads to prolong flowering . It smartens them up too. 


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:27

Mornng folks 

feeling bitterly cold overlooking the sea 

roped in to washing niece's car....she was kind enough to leave it here for me Think I will drive her Audi today instead of my peugeot  as a reward.  

We have to stay in europe cos Cameron's buddies around the world said they won't trade .....with us if we go it alone 


When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 21:54

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 20:44

My (dear old) grandmother (far removed from me "class wise") lectured us as kids on "may", "can" and all sorts of weird and wonderful ways in which we should speak.  When she did it to my not so well educated friends it made me cringe and I realised she was simply a SNOB.  She corrected people because she COULD. 

Now I have no time for such people and I lose no time in saying so.  No patience whatsoever with those I consider have no respect for people "beneath them" .  



Posted: 27/02/2016 at 19:06

Divide and pot up or plant out 

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