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Latest posts by Yviestevie

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 18:14

I'll give you a hand Dove, but can I bagsy a hammock I've never slept in one and it's on my bucket list.


Posted: 26/10/2014 at 18:01

Have I mentioned how much I hate dark evenings.  I would much rather have dark mornings then I could stay in bed till it was light.

Had an unexpected visit from firstborn and family plus secondborn and partner this afternoon.  Its lovely when all the family get together, but now its nice and peaceful again. 

Haven't ventured into the garden today.  Will have to plan where I'm going to put tulips, alliums and nerines.  Also got about 5 geraniums on order and agastache blue boa (that's Verdun's fault).   Can everyone now stop showing pictures and recommending plants please otherwise I will have to start planting things in the neighbour's garden.  I've even started toying with the idea of taking the conifers down at the bottom of the garden and planting something more attractive.  The problem is that I will be overlooked by two houses until the replacements grow and somedays I don't think I'll be around that long. 

I love seeing plants grow from tiny little things into large full grown specimens.  But on this occasion I wish I was rich enough to get one of those instant hedges put in.

Lovely pumpkins Chicky. 

Fairy I reckon those starlings will just look on that new feeder as a starter and then move across to the main course. 

I'm still not feeding the birds since Roland Rat appeared in the garden.  Not seen him since but will wait a couple more weeks before feeding again.  Still haven't told hubby I just couldn't stand seeing that 'I told you so' look.

Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 19:46

Thats lovely artjak.  My hypericon finished ages ago.

Bubble Wrap Greenhouse

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 16:40

KEF I havent shut the doors totally yet as dont have anything too tender in there, just dont want to be caught out by an unexpected frost.  Might leave the roof for a while and see what the forecast says a bit later on.

Bubble Wrap Greenhouse

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 16:27

Thanks everyone,  Back outside then.

Bubble Wrap Greenhouse

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 13:06

I've just bubble wrapped the greenhouse.  Now this might seem a stupid question but as I've never had a greenhouse before I hope you will forgive the ignorance.  Do you need to bubble wrap the roof or is it just the sides.

Clocks go forward tonight

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 12:48

Verdun, have you ever heard about the boy who cried wolf.  One day you will tell us the truth about something and we just wont believe you

Before the darkness

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 11:51

I don't bother changing the kitchen clock its too high up so tomorrow it will tell the right time for six months.  I wish we didnt change them.  Spare a thought for all essential workers tonight. Many of them don't get paid for that extra hour they do, I know the police don't but not sure about the others.  It must be great for the ones on duty in Spring though as the must get to go home early.


Posted: 25/10/2014 at 11:42

Oh got distracted by all the gossip.  Have planted all purchases and bubble wrapped the greenhouse.  Do you do the roof or just the sides.

Still got Tulips to go in and Ive got some other plants on order.  I think I need to ban myself from the computer.


Posted: 25/10/2014 at 11:39

Have to say Pdoc wouldn't want to be their patient.  Luckily I have a GP who is very 'on the ball' re mental illness.  I've suffered from depression since I was a teenager and it was years before I accepted that it was an illness and not something to be ashamed of.  My treatment plan is great now and I don't have any real symptoms.  I still get fed up occasionally like everyone else but I dont get depressed.

Somehow Ive missed how Verdun's pants got into our discussions but I don't think I want to read back and find out why, especially when we are still talking about Clari.  Is there something more dramatic that Ive missed.

Can't stand unripe bananas, they have no taste.  Bright yellow with no brown bits, that's the best way to eat them, I do remove the stringy bits however and the hard brown bit you sometimes get at the end.  Now I can't remember why on earth we are talking about bananas.


Discussions started by Yviestevie

Help Identifying plants

from rubbish photos - Sorry 
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Rat spotted

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Ideas Please

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Alliums companion planting

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Planting Allium Bulbs

Im Confused - easily done 
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Cuttings Advice Please

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Greenhouse Advice

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Beautiful Thugs

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Japanese Anenomes

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Mice or possibly Mouse

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Free Penstemon from Mag

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Garden Design Computer Programme

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David Austin Rose Centre

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