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Posted: 13/09/2015 at 22:28

Ahaa it worked!


Posted: 13/09/2015 at 22:28

 Autumn's coming.


Posted: 13/09/2015 at 22:14

Evening all, Found out why I was so tired, I've got a cold, so haven't been to see mum today, I did phone but they wont tell you much over the phone.

Another lovely day here, sunny and warm so I spent a few hours in the garden pottering, have identified a few areas where I'm not happy with the planting but not sure yet what I'll do to remedy the situation.

Found a Silent Witness I hadn't seen, so watching that at the moment.  I think I'm going to have a look and see and if I can find out how to insert those Emoticons, they look fun.


Posted: 12/09/2015 at 11:05

Morning all, Lovely and sunny here at the moment but we have had lots of rain overnight.  Not much planned for today apart from visiting mum this afternoon.

Feeling a bit washed out and tired today as not sleeping well but as my 5metres of capilliary matting has arrived I might cut it into strips later.  Also have some seeds to sow if I can wake up a bit.  Hope everyone has a lovely day.


Posted: 11/09/2015 at 19:00

No change re mum Jo.  I'm going in to see her tomorrow, I'm hoping the increased antibiotics will have an impact.

Took delivery yesterday of what was supposed to be 5m of capilliary matting.  They sent me 0.5m  Why would they think I was paying £14 for half a metre.

Is lawn edging popular?

Posted: 11/09/2015 at 18:06

I change the design of my lawn too often to use permenant edges.


Posted: 11/09/2015 at 17:49

Evening all,  Sorry to hear about your parking fine RB, don't they give you a discount if you pay early? They normally do.

Have been looking after grandaughter today, such a cutie, had a lovely day.  Mind you I had to stay in and wait for Sky man to come as Firstborn is having problems with her internet. 

Haven't checked the weather for the weekend but according to all your posts I'm presuming it's going to be rubbish.


Posted: 10/09/2015 at 12:18

Hi Lesley, daughters arm has improved a lot so she is on the mend too, thanks for asking.

Have just got back from Aldi (where a dozen lovely cyclamen fell into the trolley) and on my doorstep were two delivery men busy writing cards.  Normally I get back to see their tail lights disappearing round the corner.  Perhaps my luck is changing.

One of them was delivering the plant supports from Harrods Horticultural.  Although they are supposed to be seconds I couldn't see anything wrong with them.  Might order the next size up as well.

Prefer wind turbines to pylons they look more graceful.  Mind you I don't live by either so who am I to talk.



Posted: 10/09/2015 at 10:21

Morning all,

Kef, sorry to hear about the lead, we've just replaced ours on the porch with something that looks similar to lead, we then sold the lead and more than covered the cost of the replacement. 

Hope you feel better Pat, don't feel guilty about taking a lazy day we all need one occasionally, just give in and enjoy it.

Hubby feeling better today and can see hazy images through his eye so fingers crossed.  My eye is much better.  Mum on the other hand is not so good, went to see her in hospital yesterday and she looks really poorly, not sure her Dunkirk spirit is going to get her through this one.  I'm going back this afternoon and keeping fingers crossed for an improvement.

Have to take a trip to the supermarket as Hubby normally goes but he cant carry heavy bags at the moment.  It's really sunny here so might get some gardening in when I get back.

Have a good day everyone.

Plants I don't like (for no particular reason)

Posted: 09/09/2015 at 19:09

Jap Anemone, Kniphofia, golden rod, gazanias, marigolds, nasturgiums, comfrey. I'm sure there are others but that will do for now.

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