Latest posts by Clarington

Awful new format for forum

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 18:16

Lantana. I can see three adverts and one post (yours).One at least is gardening related (poor Mr TItchmarsh looking very tired with his no fuss guides).

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 18:14

Oh my hell bell Fidget? I hope at least they left a telephone number? 

We had someone reverse into my partners car while walking the dog and two men saw it and were it not for them he'd have driven off. He left a false number and a false number plate (which they corrected for us and we were able to trace him). I saw the car several days later while driving my truck and thought nothing to blocking him in (my truck is not the kind of thing you can easily dent) while I went out in the hope of causing just some of the annoyance he caused us. Alas it seems he took to hiding as it was still there despite a longer than normal walk. I did find out that he had hit several other cars and the other dog walkers had nothing but praise for my ability to park my car a mouses fart from his drivers door.

I currently have a semi nudey picture of Gary Big Ears thanks to the advertising (Walkers Crisps). Since I neither support football nor the consumption of crisps I can only wonder why Gardeners World thinks semi nudey old men might appeal to me? I mean he was old when I was still at school.

Eww and Eww Gardeners WOrld! Choose who advertises on your website more carefully now the adverts are garish and offensively bright at the best of times!

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 17:19

Busy - if you scroll all the way down before you hit the BIG PURPLE BAR OF PURPLE you will find the numbers to take you back a page. Its easy to miss!

Beaus - get back into the garden and enjoy that sun! I'm at work until 21:30 and can *just* see the sun peeking through the sky line.

Waterlogged Lawn

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 17:07

It is worth asking: have you been walking over the grass all winter? Often even when you have a good lawn trampling across it (my dog is the worst for this) in the wet and frost can cause issues come spring time and everything has been compacted. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 17:04

I've just read on the side of my YORKIE MANSIZE BUTTONS that the suggested serving is THREE buttons.


Pft. Its almost as laughable as calling it  a SHARING bag. 

(Oh. Had hoped for more jazzy smilies since the forum has gone the way of simpliest style that makes me think it aimed at either the much younger than I ... or the very old.)

Why are the adverts so loud in comparison to the rest of the forum? This muted purple is reminding me of the colour of grandmas bathroom.

Awful new format for forum

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 16:58

Oh dear! It feels as though I am using my mothers computer to come on here

E V E R Y T H I N G     I S    S O   B I G

I'm all for taking advantage of something that costs me nothing but is it just me that thinks you can clearly see more of the adverts that what you are trying to post?

Planting strawberries now

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 09:13
I have elsanta in hanging baskets; I usually get a really good long season with them (they're already flowering and last year I was having to cut the flowers off in October to try and encourage them to rest ready for winter) and they have a nice taste.

Get them in the ground they'll have plenty of time to catch up in this confusing weather.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 07:11
Congratulations Panda! Have fun planning!

Walked 11 miles yesterday, feeling a little tired today!

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 12:28
Hostafan; did you know you can buy a speaker inside a pillow? As a chronic pain sufferer (who regularly used to spend far too many nights wide awake letting my imagination take me to all levels of hell) I find it brilliant to have so I can listen to recorded bbc radio programmes and have them playing all night without disturbing anyone. It means your attention is taken away from the pain and on to the daft daftness of the news quiz or goon show or whatever suits your style.

It might be worth investing in if you continue to struggle and don't want to consider a little medicated help xx

Aldi compost

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 12:15
That's good to know. I was brought some from B&Q yesterday "voted best by Which" and it absolutely reeks of chemicals.

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