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Modern Technology etc.

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 11:12

The first time they got in touch with me, I called both BT, who could not trace the call and the Police who said they could do nothing as the call came from the Indian sub-continent. The scammers gave me a fake number in Milton Keynes as I insisted on calling them back after checking with my computer guru who said that NO ONE can see that you have a problem with windows, except yourself.

Now when they phone I say 'Oh, I know who you are; you're a CRIMINAL!'

Also check any emails from paypal. If they don't address you by name, forward them to poof@paypal.co.uk,]spoof@paypal.co.uk, the same applies to any other email purporting to be from a bank; if they don't address you by name, google spoof at 'xbank', whaterver and forward the email to them, that is the only way that these companies can deal with the phishing scams.

Watering can redesign

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 10:56

...also, you don't ask if people have medium size gardens. I think the survey could benefit from a little more thought on your part, then you will get more useful replies

Gariguettes Strawberry

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

You can get plants from Fothergills at this time of the year, but I'm not sure that I'll bother having read the advice above. Do Royal Sovereign have a longer season?

Gariguettes Strawberry

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 18:34

Some friends who don't have a garden, but are gourmets advised me to grow Gariguettes Strawberrys. Has anyone tried growing them? They are much loved by chefs

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 16:05

Dave, I'm really impressed

The new compost heap

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 15:59

house plants

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 14:00

RonS, I googled it and found a site for collecting seeds from peace lilies. I'm not techy enough to cut and paste or whatever the url(?) here.

They said to wait until seed pod is brown or black, carefully cut it off and harvest the seeds. I understood that they could be planted when you want, though I would wait until the days are longer. But since they are tropical I would think they come from a country where there is not much difference in day length winter/summer.

The new compost heap

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 13:53

I'm so glad you've got it going and enjoying it. 'To save the planet, start with one garden'.

What size of container for potatoes

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 09:09

I nearly always grow in containers; just those 'potato bags' that you can buy in G/Cs. Some of them are quite small. Also grow carrots in large pots as the height lifts them up too high for carrot root fly (in theory)

Got squirted by a garden slug

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 17:08

Yuck, you poor thing

Discussions started by artjak

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

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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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

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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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

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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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54
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