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Boring, boring rosesN

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 13:08

Wot did I say?  


Posted: 13/08/2015 at 13:06

Not too bad with the rain this morning but it's back again.  Forecast says drier later.  Hope so. I need to water the garden 

Boring, boring rosesN

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 12:59

why are so many beguiled by roses? 

Is it their wonderful structural shape?  Is it  their glorious leaf colour?  Is it their magnificent spiny form over the long winter months?  Is it their ability to sit comfortably with other plants?  Is it their inclination to tear your hands, face and clothing as you pass by?  Is it their scent?   Really?  Many have scent; many do not.  Is it their demand for fungicides and insecticides?  

Out of flower roses are the most ugly things in the garden.  They are positively aggressive, treacherous .(never want a friend with its characteristics )  even dangerous......ever fallen into one and tried to sit down afterwards? They have no place in a small or average size garden.  

So...let's get a petition going to ban roses anagram is "sores" and how much more apt is that? .....and make our lives sooooooooo much better




Posted: 13/08/2015 at 12:27

What is the world coming to when we worry about  "superfluous apostrophes"   Ha ha 



Posted: 13/08/2015 at 08:06

Good luck with the scan lily 


Posted: 13/08/2015 at 07:23

Hello forkers

rain overnight.....torremtial in some places.  Dry for moment but sure the heavens will open when I venture out.   A day of rain forecasf though with some bright spells so perfect for my planting yesterday

Hebe Charming White

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 21:20

Pittosporum cuttings are hit ans miss for me but hormone rooting powder helps I think 

What will simply not thrive for you....

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 20:31

Funny isn't it Dove?  Achilleas grow too well down here.  I try to grow the less vigorous  varieties

Bye-bye bamboo

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 20:29

Worth while tracing and removing every root KT53.  You are right to consider where these might be 

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