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Latest posts by Yviestevie

Movie quotes

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 23:06

Dont know that one Alan but how about

Theres an awful lot you could tell about a person by their shoes

To deck or not to deck.....!

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 22:57

I have a mixture of gravel, slate chippings and brick built paths and it looks really nice, glad you've decided to stay away from the decking, had that at the last house and because it was shady it was leathal.  Spent half my life cleaning it to keep the moss at bay and lost count the number of times I went  ar** over t**.

Grass still growing

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 22:44

We cut ours about 2 weeks ago, it was quite wet but they recovered really well and look fine now.  Don't think the grass has grown much.  If we get a reasonable day I'll just go out and trim the edges as I think that makes a massive difference.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 22:10

Hi everyone, just dropping in to say hello.  It's been a busy time for me with lots of extra nanna duties and mum hasn't been very well and is in hospital.  May have to have her foot amputated and at 92 it's more than a bit worrying.

Decorations up and getting ready for Christmas grandchildren are really excited.

Congratulations Edd on your good news.


Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 20:59

Thanks Susan, Ive just been looking at some Annie Sloan paint as I'm still undecided about painting my dining table and chairs as my next project, they were a great buy from ebay but the chairs are the same style but a different finish.  It would be better if they were really different rather than almost matching.  Ive just finished another cross stitch, will post a piccy when its back from the framers. 


What do you have left to do in the garden this year?

Posted: 03/12/2014 at 14:27

All finished in the garden for this year apart from keeping my eye on the greenhouse.

I'm just sitting in a house surrounded by boxes of Christmas decorations, unwrapped pressies and blank christmas cards.


Posted: 30/11/2014 at 11:33

Just read back from when I last posted, what a marathon.  Hope colds are better.  Been feeling a bit down lately but Edd has definitely cheered me up.

Was going out in the garden this morning as it was sunny but I think I've changed my mind as it's clouded over now.  Most jobs are done anyway, just need to pot on a few plants.

Have bought most Christmas presents now, going to Firstborns for Christmas Dinner so just need to order Turkey from our local butchers.

Secondborn has invited us to lunch today as it was Hubby's birthday in the week.  Just going for a browse around the site see you later.


Posted: 22/11/2014 at 12:41

Hi everyone,  I haven't been around either Bekkie, in my case it's been the computer that's been the problem.  My battery cable was faulty. Haven't read all the way back as it would probably take me up to Christmas. 

No christmas cakes or puddings being made in this house as I am the only one who likes them and unfortunately I can't handle all those calories.  I do know what I am getting off hubby this year. He's booked tickets for me and my daughter to see Bette Midler in Birmingham, I had spotted she was touring for the first time in  35 years so told him he needed to get on the phone first thing Friday and luckily he managed to get two. I'm so excited as she is one of my all time favourites.Firstborn hasn't got a clue so if any of you bump into her Mums the Word.

Haven't been gardening lately although I do have quite a few jobs still to do.  I have quite a few cuttings that I need to pot on and also need to clip the bubble wrap into place in the greenhouse.  Can't seem to get motivated at the moment.  Is anyone else feeling lethargic.



Posted: 14/11/2014 at 16:14

Hi Folks,  Terrible weather this morning but this afternoon is beautiful and sunny.  Have planted Agastache bare rooted plants and finished planted the Tulips.  Hardy geraniums have just been delivered will get them in over the weekend hopefully, mind you I haven't checked the weather yet.  Lawns need another cut but the ground is just too wet at the moment.

I remember something about prisms being a fire risk, its like glass snowglobes a warning came with mine to keep it out of sunlight due to risk of fire.

So fed up with all this rain!!!!

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 15:32

Its been a bit weird here, terrible winds and rain and then loveley sunshine and blue skies.

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Cuttings Advice Please

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Beautiful Thugs

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Free Penstemon from Mag

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