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Confessions of the plantaholics

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 16:56

Well I saw clematis reduced today, Lupins for 4 quid in 2Lt pots, pink Salvias and orange Cannas but I resisted them all because I really am down to that nitty gritty job of finding things to match and merge and bring all the LOOK AT ME plants I have together. perhaps I'm not a plantaholic after all


Posted: 30/06/2015 at 16:11

We have a Polish community here and a very strong Nepalese 

The former are very strict the latter's off spring might are like UK, some have manners some not 


Posted: 30/06/2015 at 14:18

That's lovely WW, but it really does depend on parenting style. 

LesleyK, I don't think I could imagine long sleeves in summer  and a bikini is that thing that hubby doesn't care how much they cost or how many you buy but you have to promise to wear them a lot 

It's 27 here, not a cloud in the sky and I feel like I'm on holiday, where's the pool? 


Posted: 30/06/2015 at 11:25

Back of the house SGL and fully fenced 

Hosta, I agree. The thing that gets me the most is that the parents constantly have to tell their kids off and punish them all the time but it doesn't seem to work. The two boys are the worst offenders at home and school and yet as parents ourselves, I never let my three boys make noise and rarely had to discipline. They were never naughty at school either   

Took a short trip to B&Q for batteries but didn't find any sticky labels. They had white Lupins and pink Salvia and Veronica but all a little bit too pink for me. I need to fill gaps with the subtle stuff so might take a trip next week to GO

Sunbathing now


Posted: 30/06/2015 at 09:01

Bill, thank you for being here with us, we were honoured to be in your company 

Stupid hot today and I will be putting my bikini on  just one problem. ..need help putting cream on my back, I missed a spot yesterday and OH was locked in the office working on another contract, so I got a red patch while washing the car 

Hosta, I feel the same as your OH, two next door neighbours with rowdy children that scream in each others faces and are hell bent on destroying stuff. I moan about it every day after school so OH tells me to wear my ipod in the school holidays 


Problem with my climbing rose

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 21:02

If you can't see someone's reply you probably have them on ignore 

You need to access your settings and un-ignore 


Posted: 29/06/2015 at 20:57

Goodness me a braless Panda!

I can't even be seen in public with a gap in my shirt these days. Never used to be like that but age + a little more out front has me fearing the mutton. 


Posted: 29/06/2015 at 20:54

LesleyK, I hope you recover by the morning 

Problem with my climbing rose

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 20:50

They sound hungry to me 

Rose with no flowers

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 16:49

Not from the ants themselves although nests inside the pots could indicate dryness unless they just found the hollow bits if you used something for drainage 

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