Verdun


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Olympics

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 17:50

I read that several (jealous?) countries are questioning why GB are doing so well at the Olympics some even suggesting we are cheating.


well, we have openly doubted the Russians and the Chinese; we also question how such a small nation such as Jamaica can keep winning the sprints.  


anyway, who cares?  Our athletes are clean and have done well through sheer hard work ...


look at our rugby team....unbeaten now for quite some time.   Our cricket team......we are pretty much at the top.   We have world champion boxers. No wonder the world is amazed ar what we can do 


and we will  do it too economically. 

Spoilt flowers petals on white hydrangea heads.

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 12:46

Oops! So good I did it twice 

Spoilt flowers petals on white hydrangea heads.

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 12:45

My white hydrangea has been flowering for a few weeks now...still looking good so disagree with Welshonion.  If planted in suitable soil, aspect and situation white hydrangeas can look attractive for a reasonably long time 

Spoilt flowers petals on white hydrangea heads.

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 12:44

My white hydrangea has been flowering for a few weeks now...still looking good so disagree with Welshonion.  If planted in suitable soil, aspect and situation white hydrangeas can look attractive for a reasonably lomg time 

What are your fav salvias, heucheras and hardy geraniums

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 12:36

Papi jo, 


I find that early pinching produces more branches and I pinch out again later.  I find Amistad flowers well from fairly low therefore.


however, a plant in front ..I have a large hakon  grass in one area as a foreground.  A yellow dahlia in another, etc.


will post some salvia pics Newb 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 12:28

light drizzle overnight  and a misty morning but feeling warm.  Sun now coming out and feeling hot.  Looks like a good afternoon but, as GD said, strong winds and heavy rain set for tomorrow 

Spoilt flowers petals on white hydrangea heads.

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 23:44

I still think though it is sun scorch.  Sun has been very hot and even a couple of hours of it would damage hydrangea blooms 

Wot did I get?

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 23:24

Er!  Money is in short supply right now.  Can I owe you ? 

Wot did I get?

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 23:08

punkdoc gets the prize 

Wot did I get?

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 23:04

Ah!  


so Cloggie, what is your answer? 

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Nice gesture but maybe more?

 
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How ruthless???

 
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£3 99 or 39p?

 
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Where are they coming from?

 
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