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Posted: Today at 08:09

Morning all, feeling much better today. Obviously I overdid it again in the garden on Wednesday  

Dry day, just finished first bird feed, the worm feeder will get filled three more times today, yesterday I must have had 60 starlings visit in the afternoon, all the babies screaming to be fed. I feel sorry for the parents and I know Starlings look greedy because they are big birds, but they have the same needs as prettier birds

One day left until I get my very first car  I must have been a good girl  (in a past life)

Done practice theory tests all week and haven't scored less than 90% 

Watching GW repeats while I study more,

BL, enjoy your trip 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 19:42

BL, your roses are simply stunning!  I love them all, No wonder you are on the garden scheme thingy  

David, the pond area is looking great 

Favourite gardening activity

Posted: Yesterday at 17:30

I even like it when I take the lid off my compost bin and see the next stage along from previously  am I sad? 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 17:22

WilDB, love your potted palm, chicky, geums *in love sigh*, ighten, very sophisticated matching pot with those tulips  David, the iris just-never-fail and your bolder path is awesome 

Everything is ready to pop nearly...I'm waiting patiently


In the meantime I enjoy and appreciate every chance I get

 Oh and I'm also training the under gardener to do my bidding



Favourite gardening activity

Posted: Yesterday at 15:32

It's probably easier to say what I don't like about gardening such as using chemicals when I am forced to, suffering the loss of something for a year or forever to pests and diseases, damage done by the weather is frustrating 

Everything else is as enjoyable as it is necessary to my well being. Just couldn't imagine not being outside, whatever time of year  


Posted: Yesterday at 14:57


Sunny day but breezy. Not done much gardening except watering pots and what went on my merry-go-round earlier in the year. Not feeling well again, woke up with a temperature that tablets aren't dealing with so I'm relaxing in bed with Now TV at my command. 

Hope all are having a good day 


Posted: Yesterday at 09:46

First thing French-time BL 

It's my birthday

Posted: Yesterday at 08:47

Happy B day Yvie 

Why has my alium stalks turned white?

Posted: Yesterday at 08:45

Alliums don't need dividing, just thinning if they self seed too much.

The leaves wither and dieback about the same time as the flowers show, their work is done for another year, they can look tatty.

Otherwise check for slug and snail damage. Allium stalks  can be stripped white, obviously the leaves will get butchered as well and some of the flowerheads. 


Planting 2 plants in the same place (idiot gardener) hostas

Posted: Yesterday at 06:21

Make sure the hosta is in shade unless it's reliably wet 

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