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cold callers

Posted: Today at 14:08

I ask them to hold the line for thirty seconds or so and then say thank you for holding I have to record and pass all my calls to the police due to abusive calls.

I have never heard a phone put down so quick on so many ocasions

New Lawnmower

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 15:53

As a retired machinery dealer i would advise Professional Hayter, Honda or Etesia machines they are more expensive but as has already been said you get what you pay for. Also change oil regularly and service annually.

Early potatoes

Posted: 31/01/2015 at 12:42

Rocket and Anya have superb taste similar to Jersy Royals

Feeding Amarylis

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 14:13

During the summer mine did not die back and had green leaves all the time . I fed once a fortnight with comfrey . Now they are in flower they get tomato feed once a fortnight

Which company to order seeds and plants from...

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 14:34

I have used Kings Seeds for several years and have have always had excellent service and quality

Chrysanthemums

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 15:41

Hello

 

I am wanting to grow chrysanthemums this year for the first time, not for showing just for cut flowers for the house.

One type I am particularly interested in is the large incurved types, does any one know of a good supplyer of cuttings please

Timber cleaning

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 14:37

Thanks for that Edd

What wax due you suggest for outdoor use

Timber cleaning

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 13:43

Hello

 

Earlier this year i replaced the wooden lathes on my wrought iron garden bench, I bought some birch wood ones and gave them several coats of teak oil and then pure linseed oil. Over the summer the wood has now gone black with the rain, it does rub off to a certain extent but has got down into the grain.

Has anybody got any ideas on effectively cleaning out the grain

Colin A

Your favourite tomato varieties

Posted: 06/12/2014 at 10:45

Gardeners Delight I have found this to be good for every way of cooking etc also freezes well for stews and fry ups in winter

Composting - where am I going wrong pls?

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 15:00

That looks very dry i would water it, and also i tend to shred a lot of my waste I find it rots down a lot quicker that way. An old piece of carpet across the top keeps in the heat and so speeds up the process.

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Chrysanthemums

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Timber cleaning

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Deviding blackcurrant bushes

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Cherry Problem

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Failed Sweetcorn

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Wash for apple trees

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Garden Bench

Wanting new slats 
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Sweetcorn not Ripening

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Maggots in Plums

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Nettle Fertilizer

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Potato Blight

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soil pests

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Cooking Oil as a greenhouse heating fuel

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Strawberry protection

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