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Posted: 26/05/2014 at 20:01

That's odd! I got an email near instantly. If it doesn't go through or you don't hear anything send me a PM Mrs.G & I'll order you some and we can meet up to exchange! I'm sure between us, KEF, and the rest of us S.Yorkshire bunch if your order did appear unexpectedly we'd be able to "loose" the extra 48!


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 19:48

Lavenders ordered but I can't see anywhere that says when they'll be delivered! 


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 19:41

Oooh! That looks interesting! 


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 08:20

Morning all. Done my 40 minutes of jiggling on the Wii fit. Now returned to bed with a cup of tea. That's how exercise works right?


Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:16

Lovely pictures Bill!

Mrs. G you should have sent them out to forage at the Food Festival!  I'm hoping to go if my stomach settles down (adding either strawberries or kiwi to the banned list - not keen on trying either to find out which any time soon though!) And I get enough jobs done. (Though tomorrow is the last day so will have to hope people don't try and close early & leave empty stalls).

First job will involve sitting at the gates of the pond centre when they open to get some more oxygenating plants - the fish have decided these are the tastiest things *ever* and destroyed the current ones in the past three days the daft fools! Why don't they chew on the mint roots?! You can see why it spreads so quickly it's not long been in the pond / oversized pot and I'm already having to whip it out every few days to trim the roots back that are pushing through the plastic pot!

Second job will involve picking up the railway sleepers to finish the pond edging off on my way back. I think I need eight. Trouble is mathes is a weak link so I might get my partner to check! 


Rabbits (again, sorry) what to do about gates ?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 07:53
You need wire like this: rigid St. Stl weld wire (link to image found on web search- not my own)


Posted: 25/05/2014 at 07:49
Morning all!
Went to the chicken farm yesterday Mrs G - can't thank you enough for recommending it! Despite it raining the lad there went through all our options and showed us what he thought would be our best bets. Really looked after us.
We've revised our plans and are now going for a recycled plastic coop that they sell - its hard wearing and you can dismantle it like Lego so it can be properly cleaned and kept mite free. Bit more saving to go!


Posted: 24/05/2014 at 08:21

Mike - strange how the world has changed isn't it. My grandmother once admitted she hadn't seen a chap in the all together until my father was born! While my friends and I all grew up running around the garden in our all together. 

Glad you've been disconnected!


Posted: 24/05/2014 at 08:15

Morning all! 

Some nasty blighter got in the greenhouse & destroyed one of my tomato plants. No evidence of where he's hiding but the entire greenhouse will be overhauled while I search for him. The birds around here seem to pay the slugs and snails no attention whatsoever!

Right. Best get out if bed and see what being 29 is all about.

Chilli plants

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 14:28

I've two plants that are well over 12 inches in height and are close to flowering. The rest of my chilli plants however are less than 4 inches in height and seem to show no sign of getting any bigger!

Discussions started by Clarington

KEF & her juicy bits

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Stacey & her chilli bits

How is everyone else getting on? 
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Can anyone identify these roots / bulbs?

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Fungus on ones strawberries!!

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A collection of unknown plants requiring identifying.

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When do you decant the seedlings? 
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Lost its ID tag in the move - can you identify it? 
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Native Pond Plants

Looking for ideas to add height and colour 
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Enjoy a Free Day Out At 4 RHS Gardens

Not spam - honest!! :D 
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Water Butts

Recommended Suppliers? 
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How LATE can you plant blackcurrents / raspberries?

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Yellowing Basil plant leafs.

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