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Latest posts by CluelessGardener

Proud Father

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 21:39

Just a little note on behalf of My son (private school)

My son Age 13 has just passed his entrance exams for his school in the summer.

we received his (new school results) on Saturday

but not only did he get accepted into his school he did that well in his exams they have invited him to sit academic scholarships

well done son I'm so proud of you




Posted: 02/02/2014 at 21:32

I did it in the morning with washing in my hand and tripped over one of the dogs

I did need a drink after that just to kill the pain



Posted: 02/02/2014 at 21:18

Hello Fairygirl

Christmas day I fell down the stairs (not drunk) and pulled all the muscles in my back and trapped a nerve so sitting with the laptop and typing has been a no no until now I can't get to the office computer as my son has pinched that and called it his computer now (bless him)

Nut thank you for explaining what cv means

I started to sow some seeds this weekend in one of those jif prop seed trays first time I've used one as I don't really like them as I think they strangle the plants but I will cut down one side before I pot on



Posted: 02/02/2014 at 20:47


I'm trying to find a supplier for a pericallis as this Photo

 But I can't seem to find it also while I'm asking my book says this plant is called

pericallis cv can any one tell me what the cv stands for because when I type the cv in after the pericallis my search comes up empty but if I just type in pericallis it adds Senetti which is just a trade mark/name


DIY heated propagator

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:36

OK what is the difference between and hot bed and a heated propagator

I will be making mine this weekend with the heater cables and thermostat I bought early January


DIY heated propagator

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:33

yes sorry it was bob I was trying to poke




DIY heated propagator

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 08:37

Brumbull I would think your sealer has dried by now any chance of a up date


Poly tunnel water harvesting.

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 10:37

To tell you the truth is it really viable to try and collect water from such a small area ??

Even a small green house doesn’t produce the amount of water needed to water all of your gardening needs with in that environment. I would think it would be better to direct you efforts into grey water collection that way the children are involved in recycling


DIY heated propagator

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 07:02

Brian this is what you would heat a propagator with

I have bought one and shall be building my next weekend


Discussions started by CluelessGardener

Sun Flowers

potting on 
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Last Post: 01/05/2014 at 12:59

Damping off

we will all have question like............. 
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Proud Father

My Son 
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Magenta and white 
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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 13:38

greenhouse netting

shading and protecting 
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Last Post: 23/01/2014 at 13:45

silly question time

watering paper pots 
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Last Post: 21/01/2014 at 23:07

April- Seed sowing

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Last Post: 12/01/2014 at 20:22

Fungus spray for seedings

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Last Post: 19/01/2014 at 17:49

I'm so so bored stiff

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Last Post: 24/02/2014 at 02:47

seed/plug trays

polystyrene pyramid shaped seed cells 
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Last Post: 01/01/2014 at 19:31

Divide Dahlias

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Last Post: 29/12/2013 at 19:28

For any one looking to start a vegetable garden

good veiwing with great ideas and information 
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Last Post: 28/12/2013 at 13:13

Mold every where

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Last Post: 23/12/2013 at 17:40

Riddle me

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Last Post: 16/12/2013 at 20:25

Plant support

How do you do it 
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