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Topiary a brief history see pics on Goypeadia

Is it a ship is it a plane? No its my trimmed box Goypeadia has a topiary category...

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17 Nov, 2009
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changing ativars

Is anyone else confused by the present fashion for changing Ativars? I recognise...

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8 Nov, 2009
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Bewar those of you north of Watford Gap - Daddy longlegs are on the move!

The first national spider survey says that british householders recorded 13,265 sightings...

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30 Oct, 2009
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The peony is named after Paeon a student

The peony is named after Paeon a student of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine...

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23 Oct, 2009
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Violets

We were asked about violets recently and this prompted me to look up their history. Violet-Viola...

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22 Oct, 2009
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Logs to burn.

Reading an old book I found this: The firewood a king shall warm his slippers by-the...

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20 Oct, 2009
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Millenium seed bank

On the News today the Millenium seed bank has now stored 10% of the worlds seeds...

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15 Oct, 2009
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Bird table or feeding station?

I got a wooden bird table this spring I hang feeders under it which are popular,...

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12 Oct, 2009
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Language of Flowers from an old gardening book.

'The Floral Code' began in the harems of the Ottoman Empire when speaking between...

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9 Oct, 2009
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Coinage as we knew it!

Several of Britain’s national symbols did not make the transition to decimal coins...

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9 Oct, 2009
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Hastings pier in the rain a sorry sight

Hastings pier is now closed for safety reasons which makes it a sad pic. I love walking...

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7 Oct, 2009
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Grow your own wedding

Grow your own wedding: Table settings Siali leaves for plates, ornamental gourds...

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4 Oct, 2009
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