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Old 2012-07-25, 09:17   #56
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Another of my Pleioblastus species has started flowering. This is the
beautiful bright yellow&green leaved Pleioblastus auricomus. Only three flower heads are visible at the moment on a rather large clump of bamboo so the plant will probably survive for another year.

That's now two I'm going to have to replace.

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Old 2012-07-30, 20:29   #57
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Old 2013-08-07, 17:22   #58
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Memo to self: do not remove dead leaves and culm sheaths when holding a pint glass of Old Peculier (or any other beer in any other amount within an open-topped container). Otherwise a rather interesting collection of invertebrates and vegetable matter (garnish?, salad?) is added to the beverage.

It's food Jim, but not as we know it.

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Old 2013-10-15, 17:20   #59
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It was SWMBO's and my weeding anniversary last week so we went out and bought some plants. She now has a prostate rosemary and I have a Phyllostachys violescens which was planted in its permanent home this afternoon.

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Old 2013-10-15, 17:29   #60
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It was SWMBO's and my weeding anniversary last week so we went out and bought some plants. She now has a prostate rosemary and I have a Phyllostachys violescens which was planted in its permanent home this afternoon.
That is rather versatile for a person of a presumably female persuasion.
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Old 2013-10-15, 18:10   #61
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That is rather versatile for a person of a presumably female persuasion.
Thanks for picking up my speeling misteak.

OTOH, you may find this wikipedia link illuminating.

Paul

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Old 2013-10-15, 23:57   #62
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Thanks for picking up my speeling misteak.

OTOH, you may find this wikipedia link illuminating.

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I think my Facetious Meter is malfunctioning. I didn't even pick up on the "Weeding Anniversary."

And thanks for the anatomical enlightenment! It makes sense, since male anatomy, as I understand, develops from embryonic organs which are more feminine in nature. I had not known that the corresponding female organ had been so renamed.
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Nor I. It's funny having one's insides renamed by others. How is one to
know what one is?
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I thought that this should be filed under, "Things that make you go, Hmmmmm.".
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Old 2014-12-25, 19:47   #66
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SWMBO gave to me

six bars of bamboo charcoal soap

five cold things,
four cauliflowers
three french letters
two turtlenecks
and a cartridge in a fir tree.
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