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Saving cash while enjoyinggardening

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 22:40

If I use large pots for annuals I don't change the soil down to the bottom, just change the top few inches of compost.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 21:58

As it's bonfire night and firework party I was going to was cancelled because of the rain, here is a firework. Happy retirement Dove, sent a card this morning.

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/fireworks.jpg

 

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Posted: 05/11/2013 at 19:07

Lovely Bob, so right for Dove.

The Bonfire and fireworks party I was going to tonight is cancelled because of the rain.

New borders

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:19

I must dig out all the Vinca minor that is taking over the end of my big herbaceous border and smothering plants that are in there. I never planted it in the first place - don't know where it came from! Have another unplanted patch under a conifer, it can stay there.

Confession Times!

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 16:14

We had guests a couple of weeks ago who gave me a box of Belgian chocolates with 3 layers. I ate them all in 2 days! Anyway chocolate contains an anti-depressant

Ailanthus

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 14:33

Oh dear, I have, but I live in France and the suckers get mown by my OH on the garden tractor!

Clematis Grp 3 Pruning - RHS says one thing, GW another

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 14:29

I do what Chicky says.

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Posted: 05/11/2013 at 13:23

Pam, I may upset people too because I completely agree with you. I have lived in the country most of my life. Fox hunting is the way of killing that foxes do themselves. The fox either gets off free or is killed very quickly at the end. Shooting can leave foxes horribly injured.  The fox gets away and sometimes the huntsman thinks he's missed, when what he's done is riddle the poor fox with holes full of shot, still alive.

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Posted: 05/11/2013 at 09:14

Morning all. Have a lovely day, Dove.

http://dedesigns4u.homestead.com/files/img/retire3.jpg

 I used to have hedgehogs, years ago. Don't know what happened to them, but I do have badgers. Last winter I found an old dead one by the lawnmower in the lean to. There is a sett halfway up our drive.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 15:55

Hello all. This this was beginning to sound like the weather thread! But then the weather does have a huge influence in gardening. It is influencing this afternoon for me! Lawn going "squelch, squelch". Think I'll do some more ironing.

This morning I went to a meeting about starting a bereavement support group for English people in France.

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