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Cheap alternative for basket / trough liners?

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 08:21
Perki wrote (see)

i just been given two quite large trough baskets about 42' long, i got a few bedding plants for them. i dont feel like coughing up the dosh for liners. Anyone got any ideas on a cheap alternative? was thinking maybe bin liner

I read this as 42 feet, I presume they are 42 inches (42").

Nevertheless, I use compost bags cut open to make a single sheet & turned inside out (remember to make drainage holes).

I've also used (because I have a lot) green mesh netting, bought by the metre from the builders merchant....I understand it's used as a scaffold safety-curtain.

 

I need hugs too....

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 20:04
I have to say, I'm quite degusted by the defence of Luis Suarez's abominable behaviour at the World Cup by the Uruguayan authorities and would (as a Liverpool supporter) hope that the club plans to move forward without him.

Been to the doctor...

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:42

....said, 'mind looking at this while I'm here'?

Been to the doctor...

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:39

PARDON?

Been to the doctor...

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:33

.....he said you've got wax in your ear.

I need hugs too....

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 18:01

Too disruptive to the rest of the team to keep him.  Saw Liverpool primary schoolchildren being interviewed yesterday (bless em) saying they don't look up to him anymore. 

Out for the first 9 games of the new season could be decisive come the end of the season.

 

Tomato Plants with Acne

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:13

Edd is spot on.....'primordium' I think it's called. Similar to root veg tops having the capacity to re-root in a saucer of water......in fact, pineapples are grown using the same principle.  

Growing Roses

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 16:00

Salino, you obviously have knowledge & speak sense, but by any stretch of the imagination Bev has good reason too feel disappointed with her purchase. 

Bev, given the prevailing weather and the condition of your GJ, it would be highly unlikely you will over water it.

Growing Roses

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 14:06

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/GJ_zps96d73422.jpg

Turned it for you, Bev. 

Growing Roses

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 11:59

I wouldn't be satisfied with that response, Bev. Container grown roses shouldn't receive a check in growth like that.....that's the whole idea of buying & incurring the extra expense. Having said that, I'm sure a reputable company like David Austin would supply a replacement if necessary.

Growing from bare-root is the way I prefer.

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