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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeApr 24th, 2011 9:08pm (Apr 24th 2011)
     
    We don't go away for a holiday now as we have to many animals to care for, But we do have some super days out and I know you like to see were I have been so I thought I would get going with some of the places we have been to recently.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeApr 24th, 2011 9:12pm (Apr 24th 2011) edited
     
    Today we went to Darley Abbey it is a small village and the little Abby is still there although it is a trendy pub nowadays. I didnt get a picture as it was full of people inside and out. However I did get some pictures of the mill. Oh yes there is a man fishing in the middle of the weir !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeApr 24th, 2011 9:16pm (Apr 24th 2011) edited
     
    I got to meet one of the famous residents there as well. Here is Oink he is an eighteen year old Water Buffalo and so lovely, sweet natured and gentle. I love him so much and would have brought hime home with me if I could have.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeApr 24th, 2011 9:20pm (Apr 24th 2011) edited
     
    Tickle his lovely wet nose enough and he will smile for you. Just look at that smile he melts your heart doesn't he.
    This rather posh rooster lives in his field as well as his flock of four hens.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeApr 25th, 2011 9:31am (Apr 25th 2011)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Wow, I love the rooster photo and the man fishing! How did he get there?! Thanks for sharing NN :)
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeApr 26th, 2011 7:55am (Apr 26th 2011)
     
    Wonderful pictures, NN. I just love the picture of the rooster, what a beautiful guy.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeApr 26th, 2011 8:29pm (Apr 26th 2011)
     
    I don't think your girls would approve of Oink, NN...and GN wouldn't like poo picking after that one!
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeApr 26th, 2011 8:40pm (Apr 26th 2011)
     
    Oink is lovely isn't he! That rooster is stunningly handsome too!!! Where is Darley Abbey? The mill is lovely - is it still in use?
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:24pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     
    At the end of last Month we went to Hen-cam country for a visit to Riddlesden Hall it is a 17th century manor house in Keighley, West Yorkshire. The hall was built in 1642 by a wealthy Halifax clothier, James Murgatroyd. The National Trust now own it. It is supposed to be haunted by several ghosts not that I sensed any !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:27pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     
    Look at this lovely old four poster bed and the delightful crib at the foot of it
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:31pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     
    Can not visit with out looking through some 17th centary glass. The odd feature in the garden was for their falcons.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:34pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     
    This Mama Duck had thirteen duckings under her wings
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:37pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     
    Here is the Viaduct near to Hen-cam HQ, also have a look at this wonderful street we came across whilst on the search for some fish and chips. Unfortunatly I forget exactly where it was now.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 9:41pm (May 16th 2011)
     
    What a lovely place NN! Wouldn't it be lovely to have a bed like that, and imagine how much a crib like that would cost nowadays!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 10:00pm (May 16th 2011)
     
    Yes it was lovely Kate, it was quite dark in most of the house so I din't bother with many photos. One four poster had all hand embroidered drapes here is a picture of it sorry it is not very good. I just loved the crib bet it would cost an arm and a leg.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 10:16pm (May 16th 2011)
     
    That's lovely - the design wouldn't look out of place now! In fact, I'd love some wallpaper like that.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMay 16th, 2011 10:44pm (May 16th 2011) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I used to walk up Cullingworth, through the woods, along the viaducts, all the way up Station Road, then through the tops of the fields and back to my house. Every day after school I would walk that, it took over an hour.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 6:52am (May 18th 2011)
     
    oh wow NN great pics, just beautiful. Dear mama ducky!
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 6:28pm (May 18th 2011)
     
    WOW, NN....what great photos you take. I love that bed with the crib at the foot. Such a beautiful house...I mean Hall. I've always wanted to visit the UK, but it doesn't look like I'll ever make it over there now. At least I get to see all the lovely pictures you all take...I REALLY enjoy them.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:28pm (May 18th 2011)
     
    Thank you Lynn, I am so pleased to share my outings with you all.
    Grandad North had a few days holiday and as the weather was good we got out each day. This is when we went to Darly Dale, just up the road from Darley Abbey where Oink lives. They have a working rail museum there it is good to have a wander around every so often to see how the renovations are coming along. Some days they steam up and you can have a ride up the line.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:31pm (May 18th 2011) edited
     
    This lovely old car was in the car park, I think it is a Riley. They are filling the water tank on the train
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:35pm (May 18th 2011) edited
     
    whoa mind our car !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:37pm (May 18th 2011) edited
     
    up the sidings
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:39pm (May 18th 2011) edited
     
    extinguishers and rolling stock
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 8:43pm (May 18th 2011) edited
     
    Opps lost Grandad North ....ahh there he
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 9:37pm (May 18th 2011)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Hahaha I like the one where it looks like the car is going to get crushed! And the big wheels one too :)
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 9:52pm (May 18th 2011)
     
    It is a fab old place to have a poke about in and real fun for taking pictures, with rolls of wire, huge boxes of nuts and bolts, different signs and stuff stacked randomly here and there. I always get loads of kookie pictures of weird and wonderful stuff !!!!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMay 18th, 2011 10:13pm (May 18th 2011)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    The photos of odd objects are often my favourite. Things that other people wouldn't notice or think to take a photo of.
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 5:30pm (May 19th 2011)
     
    NN, the pictures are great, and since it's the only way I'm ever going to be able to see the UK..POST MORE PICTURES EVERYONE..Please. You just don't know how much I enjoy them.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 5:48pm (May 19th 2011)
     
    :face-smile:Doesn't Grandad North go rummaging for bits in places like that, NN? I know LSE's shed would have convex walls after a visit to a place like that...'in case it comes in useful...'! Brilliant pics - so clear! I've given up on photography. But you make it seem so easy, NN...:face-sad:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:03pm (May 19th 2011)
     
    No CC he doesn't thank goodness as we got enough old toot in the shed and garage already !!! I have a little throw away session every now and then but I bet we always want something I have thrown away within a couple of weeks so I have to 'fess up !!!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:08pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    Lynn, Jay took me out for an explore for Mothers day now I can not remember if I have already posted pictures of where we went but it was a fab day out. We went to Lumsdale Valley it is wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty with stone ruins, waterwheels, ponds and waterfalls. Here are some of the pictures I took.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:11pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    Tucked away high above Matlock. Nature has melded with the industrial remains of the past to create an oasis of romantic decay. Lumsdale is also one of the best examples of a water-powered industrial archaeological site in Great Britain and it is unusual to see such extensive use of water power in such a relatively small area.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:16pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    In the part of the valley owned by the Arkwright Society at least seven mills remain, including a bleach works, all of which were powered by water from the Bentley Brook
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:18pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    It is a very steep climb to the top although you don't really notice it as there is so much to see and look around. There is so much to it that I can not show you all of it.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:20pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    Some of the bleaching containers remain
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:22pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    you can see the water wheel pits on many of the ruined buildings. I did well getting up there before Jay !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:26pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    last water fall before the large mill pool at the top.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:34pm (May 19th 2011)
     
    It amazes me how many beautiful places there are in this country too, and I have never made any effort to go out and see them. I really should! Your photos bring pleasure to us all NN!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 19th, 2011 9:57pm (May 19th 2011) edited
     
    Thank you Kate it is so lovely being able to share with you all. It is amazing what we have on our doorsteps, but are often quite unaware of it. You would never know that this valley was there from the road. I am lucky that Jay loves his history and likes to explore all the odd lumps and bumps we have in this country.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 22nd, 2011 5:21pm (May 22nd 2011)
     
    Than you NN for bringing us so many wonderful pics, I love visiting your country in this way, beautiful work, or I should say 'pleasure' for you.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 22nd, 2011 7:20pm (May 22nd 2011)
     
    Thanks Julie there is more to come as Jay took me out yesterday. I haven't had a chance to go through the photos yet.
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2011 8:18pm (May 26th 2011)
     
    Just gone through all your days out NN what can i say but fantastic love the trains in fact i love all the wonderful places you have been.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2011 10:24pm (May 26th 2011)
     
    Thank you Lee I must sort out more photos as I got loads more to share as yet. We are lucky to have so many fantastic places not too far away from us.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2011 8:22pm (May 28th 2011) edited
     
    It was all overcast and gloomy on one of Grandad Norths days off last month so we made up a flask of coffee and went for a drive in Derbyshire. Just before we set off Grandad North was peering at a bug in the porch he said it was a beetle and I said oh no it was a baby spider. I took a photo of it on the macro setting and hey ho it most certainly was a spider, cripes you could even see the hairs on it's legs. Much too scary to put the picture up as you will find out later. Anyhow here is where we had our coffee.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2011 8:24pm (May 28th 2011) edited
     
    Monsal Head is a famous beauty spot with a magnificent view down Monsal Dale and up the Wye valley. The position is at a spot where the Wye, on its passage eastwards to meet the Derwent, encounters a band of harder rock and is forced to make a sharp turn southwards and carve its way through a high ridge of limestone. The view is spectacular, with the river far below, winding through a steep-sided and often rocky valley
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2011 8:27pm (May 28th 2011) edited
     
    It was lovely when the sun glimmered through the clouds. Guess who these people are !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2011 8:33pm (May 28th 2011) edited
     
    This is what I noticed as I sat back on the bench to have a look at how the pictures had come out on the preview screen. You guessed it the first picture that came up was of the enlarged spider I had taken in the porch. I let out a right squeal as with web on the wall and then the spider..... I thought it was on me !!!! I felt a right wally as every one was looking at me !!! Oh by the way if you want to see the picture of the spider in the porch do say and I will put it up !!!
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2011 8:36pm (May 28th 2011)
     
    This is a view from the valley below it is lovely for a good ramble so when my back is up to it we will be there.
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    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeMay 31st, 2011 7:11am (May 31st 2011)
     
    Oh my, NN...what beautiful pictures! The view of the Vally is breathtaking!!!!
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeMay 31st, 2011 8:37am (May 31st 2011)
     
    Stunning place NN and your photo,s to we live in such a beautiful place and we don,t really no it

    Posted By: nanny northGuess who these people are !!!


    The one and only Grandad North and Nanny North :face-smile:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 31st, 2011 5:18pm (May 31st 2011)
     
    You ought to flog your photos as postcards, NN.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeMay 31st, 2011 8:42pm (May 31st 2011) edited
     
    My pictures just don't have that really polished quality to them that a professional gets CC. I don't enhance them though just crop them sometimes. A friend of ours has an exhibition at the end of this month have a look at his site. http://www.eclipseoneimages.co.uk/index.html

    He is a lovely chap and has given me a few pointers.
    Jay takes fantastic pictures also have a look at his web site http://www.neolithicsea.co.uk/
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:17pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    Sootz said..... It would be nice to take every one in our garden today seeings as how nice and sunny it is. First I will show how I manage the fence but you had best use the gate !!! I will hide under the lavender so I smell nice while you take the pictures.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:21pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    Lets pick a nice bunch of flowers for you to take home. Blue love in the mist and purple poppies to start with
      LOVE IN THE MIST.jpg
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:24pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    A lovely red rose bud and a cabbage rose ummm they smell divine
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:28pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    Fox gloves there will white ones in bloom soon and look at this lovely kingcup seedy head still beautiful even though the seeds have been dispersed
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:31pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    Grannies bonnets and purple geranium
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:34pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    look at this lovely simple rose complete with bug and then the showy lily in the pond
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:36pm (Jun 2nd 2011) edited
     
    big as dinner plates these showy red poppies come up year after year Look inside how magnificent is that.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 9:44pm (Jun 2nd 2011)
     
    Kimmi said ..... Oh you back in I had a lovely sleep in peace and quiet with out Sootz messing about
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2011 10:22pm (Jun 2nd 2011)
     
    The blue love in the mist is fab! I've never seen one of those before - does it have a scent? The other flowers are lovely too - you must have a beautiful garden - and of course the cats are wonderful! Look at Kimmi's eyes - how could anyone resist them?!
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 4:19am (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    NN, The Blue Love-in-the-Mist was so beautiful..I had to go find a place to buy me some seeds..they will arrive next week:face-smile:
    They are sooooo pretty. I had never seen them before. Thank you for all the lovely pictures.
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 7:24am (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    Lovely pictures NN i am a great fan of poppies they are spectacular flowers thanks for sharing your brilliant photo,s NN :face-smile:
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 10:18am (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    Thanks NN beautiful pics and gorg puddy cats.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 6:02pm (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    Beautiful as ever, NN...:face-smile:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 9:21pm (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    Wow, your garden is way ahead of mine! I've hardly anything getting into bud yet. One rose beginning to open. My stuff is all perennials, I think yours are too but I don't seem to have much lately.
    Mine's such a badly organised garden, with lots of shade from neighbours huge hedges and an extra story on one house - (that I never saw a planning application for).
    I adore the sun and it saddens me that the garden doesn't get as much as it could.

    End of rant....

    I've got a tan on top of my April one now anyway.
    :sun::sun::sun:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 9:28pm (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    The love in a mist is an old fashioned plant and one of my favourites. It has a lovely seed pod as well and if left on the plant until it dries it will self seed and come up year after year. The empty seed pods can be used in dried flower arrangements. Glad you were able to find the seeds Lynne.

    Glad you liked the pictures. I will tell Sootz his idea was a good one :face-smile:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2011 9:38pm (Jun 3rd 2011)
     
    Hi Ollie, every thing has gone crazy in my garden the roses have been out for a good couple of weeks now and all the flowers are ahead but my veg garden is all behind.

    My Garden used to be real neat tidy and full of flowers and took loads of work. The hens have wrecked it, but the garden seems more alive and full of interest since I got them.
    It is a shame you have your garden in so much shade Ollie. We had huge Leylandii (Spelling)round two sides of the garden when we first moved here and just grass. It was always so gloomy in the garden. The trees were 30/40 foot high. It was hell of a job getting them down but well worth it. The nice thing was being able to do my own thing with the garden right from the very beginning.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2011 11:19pm (Jun 4th 2011)
     
    I wish I had the time, inclination and ideas to have a nice garden! I passed a house a few days ago that's up for sale as a 'building plot' but the garden was beautiful! Very mature with lots of bright flowers. Such a shame that it'll be ruined to build 2 or 3 modern eyesores where one lovely old white house used to stand.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 5th, 2011 5:31pm (Jun 5th 2011)
     
    I try not to admire old bungalows any more, Kate; it seems to be the kiss of death, in that next time I pass it's a building site/Barbie housing estate.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 5th, 2011 11:56pm (Jun 5th 2011)
     
    Very true CC. I've seen a few beautiful houses over the years that have been torn down and a monster built. So sad.
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeJun 6th, 2011 7:08pm (Jun 6th 2011)
     
    Posted By: nanny northThe love in a mist is an old fashioned plant and one of my favourites. It has a lovely seed pod as well and if left on the plant until it dries it will self seed and come up year after year. The empty seed pods can be used in dried flower arrangements. Glad you were able to find the seeds Lynne.

    Glad you liked the pictures. I will tell Sootz his idea was a good one<img src=" class="smiley" src="http:///hencam_forum//extensions/Smile/tango/face-smile.png" />


    NN, Do you have yours planted in the Sun or the Shade? My seeds get here this afternoon and I need to know where to plant them..HELP!
    :blink:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 6th, 2011 10:59pm (Jun 6th 2011)
     
    Hi Lynn mine have self seeded for several years now and come up in odd places. But all is not lost as I found this info out for you and here is a picture of the seed pod I was on about. Do let them self seed and you will have them in your garden for years to come.

    Common Name: Nigella, Love-in-a-Mist, Devil in the Bush, Persian Jewels

    USDA Hardiness Zone:
    Annual. Self-sows freely, but not aggressively.
    Exposure:
    Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Mature Size:
    H: 15" (30-40 cm) x W: 3-6" (7-15 cm)
    Bloom Period:
    Late Spring through Fall
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 6th, 2011 11:01pm (Jun 6th 2011)
     
    Sorry I haven't been about for a day or two but I am busy knitting a pram blanket for the new baby due in October. I will put a picture up when it is done.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 7th, 2011 10:29am (Jun 7th 2011)
     
    I was tidying up a small are in daughter's garden where she had sown some seeds and thrown away the packet. The seed heads are exactly what you picture. I rescued them and they're going in my garden. I love 'em.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 7th, 2011 6:50pm (Jun 7th 2011)
     
    Good for you Ollie, I do like the come again and again plants they save a few pennies and decide to come up and surprise you in all sorts of odd places.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeOct 15th, 2011 10:32pm (Oct 15th 2011)
     
    We took Aurelia to Wollaton Hall for a picnic a couple of weeks ago. We had a lovely day out, I didn't get to take many pictures but wanted to share these with you. There is a lovely deer park all round the hall just look at this magnificent stag
      stag.jpg
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeOct 15th, 2011 10:34pm (Oct 15th 2011)
     
    He wasn't that far from the bench where we sat and ate. He got up after a while and wandered off quite unconcerned we were there. They are used to people but you still have to be very respectful of them.
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    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeOct 15th, 2011 10:37pm (Oct 15th 2011)
     
    This is the hall. Aurelia was at the top of the steps and I was at the bottom, it looks to me as if she has a very posh dolls house !!!!
    It is nice in the hall they have a natural history museum in there.
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    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeOct 16th, 2011 7:53am (Oct 16th 2011)
     
    The deer is magnificent and your little Aurelia is just darling, NN!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeOct 16th, 2011 6:16pm (Oct 16th 2011)
     
    Thank you Lynn, I shall miss her this comming week as she is going down South to visit her other Grandparents. They will be real excited to see her again.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeOct 18th, 2011 11:37pm (Oct 18th 2011)
     
    Haha a dolls house NN you are right!
    THat stag is magnificent, a beautiful pic of nature at its's best. I dont know how people can shoot them, best not jump on my soap box.:face-smile:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeOct 19th, 2011 7:21pm (Oct 19th 2011)
     
    It is a lovely place to visit TM, we are very lucky as we have loads of good places to visit near us.
    • CommentAuthorShobhna
    • CommentTimeOct 26th, 2011 12:55pm (Oct 26th 2011)
     
    NN, lovely pics as always and makes me think there many places to visit here in the UK and next year I'm going to make an effort to get to know my own area better. Only been living in and around MK since '78. About time. :-)