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Post by Stanley » 26 May 2019, 02:36

That tunnel is a survivor Wendy..... Looks great!
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Re: Gardening

Post by Stanley » 30 May 2019, 03:54

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The front garden yesterday. The mint may be a bit shy but the Ladslove has survived and the Lilac is thriving, it has more blossom than any time I can remember!
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Re: Gardening

Post by Stanley » 02 Jun 2019, 05:49

Last night at 20:30 while Jack was having a trot and a pee I noticed that the lilac blossom was full of bees, there were scores of them harvesting whatever it was they were getting from the flowers. That pleased me no end.....
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Post by PanBiker » 02 Jun 2019, 08:24

We have a ball of spiderlings in the corner of one of our raised beds. If you touch them they all explode outwards like a flower opening, there must be a few hundred of them. Shortly after they all reassemble in their cluster.
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Post by Whyperion » 02 Jun 2019, 21:38

reminded on the telly program, that most of the bees collecting is entirely for their grub stage offspring to feed off when they hatch, hardly any, if any, for most adults.

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Re: Gardening

Post by Big Kev » 18 Jun 2019, 09:44

The roses are putting in an appearance in the front yard. There are 7 buds on this one, the pink and white bushes haven't produced any buds yet but there's still a lot of growing to do :-)
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Post by Stanley » 19 Jun 2019, 03:45

Now we need some sun and dry weather to really enjoy them.....
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Post by Tripps » 12 Jul 2019, 21:59

Nice picture Kev.

I did some more (reluctant) pebble shifting this afternoon then took a picture of the Acanthus.
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Re: Gardening

Post by Stanley » 13 Jul 2019, 01:57

How's your back?
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Re: Gardening

Post by Tizer » 13 Jul 2019, 09:48

Tripps, it looks like your Acanthus is going to have competition from a young ash tree! :smile:

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Re: Gardening

Post by Sue » 13 Jul 2019, 21:29

mine is doing really well, the best it has ever been
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Re: Gardening

Post by Tripps » 13 Jul 2019, 23:07

Tizer wrote:
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Tripps, it looks like your Acanthus is going to have competition from a young ash tree!
So that's what they are - all over the place in my drought garden. I'll deal with them. :smile:
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mine is doing really well, the best it has ever been
Actually I found a similar picture at the same time last year, and this year's is a lot better. Tried to post both for comparison, but it proved to be a step too far. :smile:
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Re: Gardening

Post by Tripps » 13 Jul 2019, 23:09

Stanley wrote:
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How's your back?
Fortunately no damage, and I slept well afterwards - and lost 2lbs. Everyone's a winner. :smile:
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Re: Gardening

Post by Stanley » 14 Jul 2019, 02:03

Good! Nothing like a bit of gentle outdoor exercise. Kipling springs to mind on the Black Dog, his cure was to "dig 'til you gently perspire". (Have I got that right?)
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