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Belfast Sink Ideas

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 17:23

Mike, hope you are feeling ok.

The mix of peat, sand and cement; would it stick to a plastic container or should it be coated with PVA first? And should one coat the inside as well as the outside with your mix?

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 17:17

Bump; tomorrow am going to shamelessly start hustling a few firms, I'm not very good at that sort of thing, but I'll have a bash

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 17:15

Chicky, I don't think it was part of the Festival; they do ballet and Opera once or twice a year. We saw the ballet last year; the stage is so small that the corps de ballet had to discreetly shimmy into the wings every time a principal did a solo

I've also seen an amateur orchestra (who shall remain nameless) who didn't do badly, but from time to time the violin section seemed to lose the will to live

I actually love these performances every bit as much as I used to enjoy going to the Royal Opera House and ENO.

Going away for a week

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 09:30

Could you take the plants to a friend or neighbour who would understand their needs?

How to turn this dumping ground into gracious greenery...?

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 09:25

If you don't want to take up the concrete, you could use it for something else; a shed or raised beds or cover it with fake grass and a paddling pool? The more you improve the garden, the easier it will be to sell the house when you want to move on

Good luck with it and show us some pics as the work proceeds

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 09:18

Nut, of course - it was ARUM Italicum, but in there is a baby Solomon's Seal. (I'm always a bit vague about plant names; for about 20 years could never remember the name of Aubretia and in my head always referred to it as Anchovy)

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 09:14

Rosie, how wonderful; are you a soprano?

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 09:13

rosemummy, I know what you mean about music on building sites; I worked on building sites for nearly 40 years and it has given me a loathing of most pop music; the worst time was in the US Virgin Isles, with 2 huge ghetto blasters, one each side of me, one playing Country and the other playing Rap!

Painting of fence

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 00:59

Can we see some pics? That would help

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 00:31

Frank and O.L. I too love music, but my thing is singing; I'm a member of the local church choir, which is tiny, we are lucky if 6 or 8 people turn up for practice. But I've had this wretched cold since about 3rd of March, so couldn't sing. But today I found my voice again what joy! So hoovering the g/h while seedlings were outside sunbathing I was singing away from Handel to the Eagles.

Discussions started by artjak

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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