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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 11/05/2015 at 08:28

Morning to all 

Great day forecast and I have so many jobs to do including planting, DIY and homework 

A big thank you to OH for the miracle that is my new bathroom 

Sorry to hear of your work situation Flumpy, my boss spent all weekend flirting with me but it was attention flirting and joking stuff, the good kind if you like that sort of thing, never inappropriate which should always be reported, so stay strong and remember it's not your misinterpretation because as adults we all know the difference between my type and your type 

P.S Wonky, I have that Choisya featured on GW, it really is lovely and now I know it's not a beast to control, I have the perfect place for it 

Enjoy your day everyone 


Posted: 10/05/2015 at 21:30

Quick hello from me, too tired to mention everything from reading back but gratz to Yvie and OH for 40 yrs, love to Reggie and his poorly belly and bad luck to Panda for over indulging but at least you didn't spit it out after tasting 

Need sleep after long shift  but lovely evening with OH watching IPL cricket 

Night all

New perrenial digitalis has a snapped stem ;(

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 18:38

This is unfortunate but it's perennial, so it will certainly return next year and with patience, flower this year

I have perennial digitalis and find the only issue is their rate of growth does not match other perennials.  I have only managed one division in four years 

Clematis Pruning and Groups - Your Help Please

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 15:00

If in doubt, leave it out.

You won't kill a Clematis by doing nothing,  it will just lose it's shape gradually, and some flowering potential 


Posted: 10/05/2015 at 14:53

First year my big Acer is covered in black fly 

I'll wait for the ladybirds to arrive 

Nothing else effected yet...


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 09/05/2015 at 18:01

Gorgeous gardens Jo, David and Frit 

Especially love David's repeats of iris, Jo's ceanthous and the gorgeous colour of Frit's flag


Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:44

Nice combo Verdun, as usual 

What is this plant ?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:41

Runny, maybe you should try turning the picture upside down before you post it? Your problem is quite singular 


Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:36

Take care of the knee and no more deliveries for you Hosta 

Great to have some pay back eh Dove? Enjoy your weekend together Dove and Dovette 

Been raining here, light showers but all the slugs and snails have come out to play 

I squished a ton and a half Flipping things 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 17:41

How lovely that we have these stories and memories attached to our precious plants and the time we spend with them. Obviously,  daughter has huge potential and the best of teachers 

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