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Garden hose

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 19:27

With plumbing systems it is important to prevent contamination of the water for obvious reasons. Dirty water getting back into the system poses a health risk and steps must be taken to prevent this happening. Backflow (as it is called) is when water which could be contaminated is drawn back into the plumbing system.

Regulations require that in order to prevent contamination of domestic water systems, hose taps must be fitted with non-return valves to prevent contamination to domestic supplies through back-flow.

A scenario that is quite feasible is when filling a garden pool. When the pool is full and the still submerged hose is turned-off, contaminated water can easily be siphoned back into the domestic supply.

Anyone have a garden blackbird?

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 16:49

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/bdbc4ed0-cd97-400b-9560-912483f244e3_zpsf3ddb422.jpg

 Meet Nat King Cole!

Cutting Sweet Williams

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 12:51

 Sutton's 'Noverna Forumula Mix' would give an excellent display.

Camera Corner

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 12:35
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 Saw this rather splendid old Monkey Puzzle tree this morning and thought Tracey may like to see it......perhaps not located in the most salubrious of surroundings.

 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 08:57

More nice shots, Nikki, thank you and nice to see you posting again......Which reminds me, haven't seen Little Anne around for a while.

Felley Priory Bluebells.

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 11:57

Probably some of the best bluebell shots I've ever seen...and I've seen a few!

Well done, fidget.....fabulous!

Gardening courses

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 21:24

I've posted this link on another work themed thread today:  http://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/courses/horticulture/

I attended a course here, purely recreational as my chosen career took me elsewhere.....maybe there is something similar in your area.

Good luck!

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 20:36

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Lovely taste of spring, Forester.

 I thought the colour combination of these flowers were quite nice.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 17:20

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Hanging basket sweet peas were mentioned a little while ago, so I thought I would post this to give the general idea.

This is of a 14in basket, taken about March last year.

What do you do or what did you do at work

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 17:01

Hi, Jayne, I really hope you achieve your ambition.

I don't know where you live, so therefore can't recommend anything locally for you.

But I did a course (purely recreationally) at this college http://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/courses/horticulture/   perhaps you have something similar in your area.

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