A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:36 pm

marie06 wrote:Dave, is that a red cordy in your photo? If so, how on earth did you get that to survive the recent freeze?
Marie, It is Cordyline purpurea, and has been there without protection for about 15 years.
It is a warm SE facing corner though :wink:
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by Alexander » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:43 am

Well Dave it seems you got pretty well get away from the worst weather! A lot of tender stuff looking still fine!

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Dave Brown wrote:Ok, Ok, let's just Chill :roll:

Stephen, people disagree with me everytime I open my mouth. Best thing is don't let it get to you. Other people are entitled to have a different opinion.

Having said that , I understand your irritation at the topic being diverted on to minimum temps, rather than Spring, but remember it takes 2 to Tango.

I think we are all suffering from Garden deprivation :roll: so let's just try to hang in there for another 2/3 weeks until we get more spring like weather.

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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by kentgardener » Wed Jan 20, 2010 3:07 am

marie06 wrote:Dave, is that a red cordy in your photo?...
No, it's a red sofa

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Sorry Marie - I couldn't resist :wink: :lol: :oops:


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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:58 am

Nice one John icon_thumright :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by stephenprudence » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:11 am

You must have a well insulated house Dave, the idea of a leather chair in a cold house makes me shiver :lol:
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:35 am

stephenprudence wrote:You must have a well insulated house Dave, the idea of a leather chair in a cold house makes me shiver :lol:
You don't notice it with 6 jumpers on Stephen :lol: It is in the summer with just shorts on it's cold on on the back. Brrr
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by marie06 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:24 pm

Kent Gardener - Actually, it's two leather chairs, not a sofa! And I thought my eyes are bad :lol: :><:


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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by tenchy » Wed Jan 20, 2010 4:43 pm

marie06 wrote:Kent Gardener - Actually, it's two leather chairs, not a sofa! And I thought my eyes are bad :lol: :><:
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by JohnH » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:26 pm

Stephen I am glad to see that you decided to stay with us on the forum here.


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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by stephenprudence » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:33 pm

To be honest either way I wouldn't have stopped gardening so give the community spirit and the fact I'll need lots of questions answering about damage in the Spring I imagine :wink:

I think I overreacted with the leaving thing, although I will cut down on the climate stuff, as this is an exotic plant forum afterall
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by weve » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:14 pm

SteveP..... glad you're still on board!

Dave. for some reason, i find the picture with the chairs (and shadow) very sinister & disturbing! icon_pumpkin (can't find a smilie for "scared"). Scary!

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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by bobbyd44 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:23 pm

very hitchcock!!!
nice one, cheers,ta!!
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by tenchy » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:38 pm

stephen glad you are still here and no need to change at all. now lets all move on and stay freindly, everyone has the write to post their views and experiances, please lets not have any more sarcasm or picking on people. its nice to be a big happy family

i want to just take the oportunity to say dave you run a great forum and i think i speak for everyone when i say this site is second to none in being friendly and informative at the same time. lets not ruin it.

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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:56 pm

There you go... I'm Tigger :lol:
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Re: A springlike day and a grand old Fatsia

Post by tenchy » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:58 pm

im piglet as my wife says i have the table manners of a pig lol


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