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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 13/01/2015 at 09:08

Awww that sucks Pauline (another joke Dove?)


Posted: 13/01/2015 at 08:45

Morning all. Trains, teenagers, teeth and to-do lists featuring this morning I see...

Feeling forced inside today. I'm no fair weather gardener but its the type of rain that gets you wet very easily. I have a weatherproof jacket and a woolly scarf so maybe I'll get round to some winter clearing and pruning after another cuppa



Posted: 12/01/2015 at 18:37

Wow DD what a day you've had! Great job on helping the old chap return home with his very loyal dog. Have a good pilates session to de-stress and reward yourself with something nice when you get home


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 14:17

@Clarington, I've been drinking peppermint tea for years to relieve symptoms but shall certainly look into the capsules, a wonderful antidote by the looks of it, thanks

and have a lovely time GC hunting! Sounds like a lot of fun.


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 13:03

Great news Dove


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 12:42

Always room for more plants Verdun!

I picked up two chocolate Cosmos today, (never tried them before) as well as three packets of Liatris which  bulked up lovely in my garden last year and convinced me to add more clumps.

Also some annual seeds. Can't wait for spring!

@Clarington, stay safe with the Haggis!

I steer clear of Oats that can't guarantee wheat free as the smallest amount of Gluten upsets my insides for days. I'm not sure if there is such a thing as a tolerance level since when something sneaks through in my diet, I'm always staggered and amazed that its the most tiny least ingredient and my stomach immediately looks like a football.

Windy day here and raining

late tulips

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:41

I planted some alliums last week that were discounted at the GC.

Alliums are planted same time as Tulips although I guess Tulips sell out faster? You could try your local GC. (the packets said right up until Dec so what's a few days more?)

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:39

There, now I've joined the daisy chain I feel sunny inside 

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:38

I'll join in the happy B Days here wishing all recent birthday peeps the best of days


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:29


Well weekend shift finished and next weekend is holiday so I have a very long list of things to get done over next twelve days.

It's very gusty here today, little Flynn was scared to stay out in it so pooped in the office. Oh dear  never mind, he's afraid of noises mostly, the two big dogs barking next door will guarantee a swift turn around when he's enjoying the garden although we might have better luck in the house, since OH has been training him with the hoover all weekend. (before that, I hovered and Flynn took to sitting on my OH's shoulders for safety.)

Watched The Garden Revival show on catch-up last night and you know what...Carol kind of convinced me about daffs. Never liked them much but now I realise the choice, will investigate for next year maybe. Even OH liked some

ditto to birthday wishes and glad tidings, and welcome back Fairygirl and have a great day to all


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