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Are these suckers

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 11:55

Hi  a couple of weeks ago Monty took cuttings from roses and we had 3  what i thought were suckers about 6 foot tall, Kate noticed the suckers were coming from of the main rose base ,I nearly cut them all down But now have 12 new healthy cuttings for next year all free, my first rose cuttings ever Avagooden Alan

Manufacturers please note

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 11:50

Sometimes depending on what your opening putting it in the door Jarm and gently closing the door on it then twisting iv done hundreds of times but only on some  tops 

good luck

Cats fouling our garden

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 11:47

Morning all, a short time ago we were plagued by the cat problem ,we tried almost everything to deter them but my partner Kate was getting very upset with the mess and damage being done to our garden,long story short after spending hundreds of pounds fencing and such,i stopped them by spraying the ready to use jeyes fluid around our property on the ground and on fences,if Kate planted anything new i sprayed around the plant and newly disturbed soil ,careful not to touch any plants as it does kill them, a little jeyes,understand at no time would we hurt Any animal , But it worked and i watched the next morning as next doors cat on his way to our garden smelled the front path and walked on, in the last year we were there we had only I think 2 mess,s left before it was piles , i sprayed each week then after a month i sprayed only every other month and it worked with no harm to anyone or any cats, where we are now our neighbor has a cat so we tried the friend way and after giving it treats now and again he visits and leaves nothing but a purrrr,so that works now for us but i know and understand how it can upset people  So have a great day ,its a grand day erein Norfolk but tomorrow very wet but eh we need it 

Avagooden   Alan

Cats fouling our garden

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 13:57

Myth or not in the past 3 weeks the birds nesting in our front tree gave us a lot of pleasure and laughs while they were deciding whether or not to use the tree, they did and were great to watch,another 2 sparrows made there nest in our Fuchsias tree (Large) in the back part of the garden,they also became very friendly and were nice to have , last week one of the birds in the front was lying dead under the tree also an egg was a couple of feet away, this morning i had to clean a tiny birds body didnt even have any feathers yet of the bench seat near to the nest which is now wrecked and abandoned Kate was very upset as was I, now i know this is nature but if were counting Cats 2 Birds and family 0, It seems to me the only people who get to enjoy the cats dont seem to get there mess, its there neighbors who suffer,and this complaint has been going on since ever and ever , whose responsibility is it ,we all know the answer Sad  it happening to so many people.

Flower disc

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 13:31

Hi Folks and good afternoon  i just come in from the garden ,Kates got her daughter and friend staying for a few days and there of to Croma and Sherringham shopping, so being on my own in this wonderful peace and quite i tried to carry a bucket of water across the garden to the greenhouse and yes it all went wrong, hence me in house  changed into dry nickers ,shorts and t shirt, Right at the moment my crutches dont go as far as garden walks yet,our gardens about it im afraid ,and now  im waiting to see the specialist again as they tell me i  need a knee op, so i cant do The Vicarage gardens as yet but being so close to us erein Munsly its on the list as soon as i can,,  and might change my handle to bionic man if any more ops come up. Right many thanks for the info and invite and  ava good afternoon,now wheres my foster grants,

Baby pigeon

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 15:09

hi Tootles,   Bekkie,s right ,no probs, no worries,

Flower disc

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 15:05

Hi all,can anyone explain these flower discs as iv never heard of them before,are they a mix or just one type of flower ,do they come in different sizes sort of thing and are they any good,

What happens when I'm at work!

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 17:44

Just wait till Bob a Job week comes, i wouldnt go to work if i were you Ryan, who knows what might happen, how much did she get by the way

Being disabled does not mean incapable

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 17:36

Hi Chris 25,im not long out of hos,went in ,in a wheelchair had an op on mi spine  ( neck) and now on 2 crutches, sometimes one if im feeling ok, so i understand how difficult gardening is on wheels, and yet i also know how the gardening helps in trying to overcome the probs, even on wet days im in the greenhouse, and watching the cuttings come on is the best it all calms me down a bit and takes my mind of the other probs , so good luck Chris happy gardening to all Sunny erein Norfolk

Barbadensis Miller- Aloe Vera Medicinal Plant

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 17:36

Hi Chriss, many years ago a team of flat roof men were mending a friends roof, while we were having coffee the youngest lad spilled the tar pot over his arm, my friend doused the arm under the cold tap ,cut of a big  Alo leaf sliced it down the middle flatways  and wrapped it around the burn, the roof was finished,and the men were gone about a month  later she told me the lad had come back to thank her for her help,he said the doctor was amazed at the condition of the burn when he treated it and said he had seen Aloe used this way before, So there you go Alo Alo Alo.i think its time for me to get another one nice plants.

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