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Latest posts by Yviestevie

Flippin' pigeons

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:51

I too have a pair of woodpigeon in my garden.  I dont grow veg and they dont seem to do any damage.  The only thing I dont like is the mess they leave.  We had more of a problem when we had an ariel on the roof.  They used to roost on it and the cellar window underneath was a health hazard.  Since Ive removed the ariel they tend to sit on the garden arch. I just have to hose the path down occasionally.  If you get rid of them others will just take their place.  They are annoying and I feel sorry for those who grow food only to see it destroyed. 

My Passion flower

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:41

Mines on a south facing wall and does well.  I have been good this year and trained it properly along wires but I dont like the effect as the flowers just follow the last one.  Im going back to a jumble of stems next year.


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:36

Oh OL didnt see you creeping in there.  I was a blood donor for years but I decided I needed it more now.  I did have quite a bit back when I had firstborn but Im still in credit.


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:34

DD Id go for the forty winks.  It sounds to me as if youve earned it. Sorry Dove sausage doesnt do it for me. Im not a veggie but not keen on sausages dont know why.  Now bacon, thats another thing.  Might have that for lunch.  Im sure your bottom wont be soggy you seem too good a cook for that.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:27

Fantastic piccies everyone, lovely dahlias.  Just dont talk to me about honeysuckle I dont know why but I cant grow the blasted stuff and everyone keeps telling me how easy it is.


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:16

One other thing if they are young they do take a couple of years before producing flowers.  Ive planted two new ones this year and dont really expect to see flowers until 2016.


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:13

Ooh Dove pass a slice over It seems ages since brekkie and Im just about to make myself a cuppa.

We shall have to agee to differ re you know who.  There was a nasty undertone to many of his posts.  I think he was more manipulative that he has been given credit for.  He seemed to be the sort of person who liked to light the blue touch paper and sit back and watch.  Sorry but not my sort of person at all.

Tools keep breaking

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:08

I use a tool called a 'hubby' it does break occasionally but seems to repair itself quite well if left alone to recover for a few days


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:01

Well I can just about say morning,  I havent been lying in bed till now Ive been in the gardend working.  I must log on before I work because I seem to spend most of the time talking to myself whilst you are all busy.  Ive never had much success with Tulips so Ive bought some this year that Sarah Raven calls perenials as she has success with them repeat flowering they are Spring Green, Artist and Greenland.  I also some Alliums due to arrive, Red Mohican, Sphaercocephalon and Shubertii and I have ordered Erythronium Pergoda and White Beauty.  I have quite a lot of Daffs but have ordered some Pheasant Eye.  Not sure where they are going yet but I am toying with the idea of buying pots for the Tulips.

Hope everyone does okay on results days, everyone else in my family are teachers so they have been going in to see how their students have been doing. 

Re: he who shall not be named.  He did seem really plausible so I dont think anyone should apologise for being taken in.  Ill try and catch up later when you are all online.  Bye for now.

Help finding Roscoea

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 18:31

I have to be honest Im not sure, but from the colour I suspect its royal purple.

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