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Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 15:22

bumping 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 14:54
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

Ha ha Chicky, I can understand that....silly Billy me and thank you for correcting me!!  Apologies to Dove and Fairy for the muddling up.....I'm off to hide in my GH with a cup of tea 

Apologies not needed - feeling very flattered here 

And as for independence for East Anglia ........ the time might yet come 

Lawnmower grumbles...

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 14:48
Clarington wrote (see)
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

My thoughts are that if I was the landlord I'd think it was in my interest to provide a cheap lawnmower.  

Trouble for a Landlord is unlike supplying things like fridge (aka plug in, turn on, if it tips over on you that's because you were most likely doing something dodgy) is if a person injured themselves using a lawn mower provided to them where does the Landlord stand in terms of not being sued that it was unsafe / they weren't risk assessed / trained to use it and all other sorts of daft things that stand in the way of common sense? The law is often so wishy washy and people are scared of getting sued over the silliest of things that its often easier not to bother.

Point taken - in that case, my thoughts are that if I was the landlord I'd either mow it myself, pay someone else to mow it or pave or gravel the lot! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:09
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

............. which City?

Think it's the one near me 

 

Have a lovely shopping trip Crazyflower 

Sucker or not?

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:07

That's what I was thinking it might be - David Austin describes Graham Thomas as having a 'Tea' fragrance - that may have confused Wearmydress 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:05

Looks like you've got a variegated variety - here's one but I think there are others  http://www.perennials.com/plants/aubrieta-argenteovariegata.html 

weather

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:55

People keep telling me about this http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/469046/UK-weather-latest-Britain-set-for-THREE-MONTHS-of-sun-in-mega-heatwave

as you'll see, I've put my new cossie on and popped down to the beach.

Wouldn't it be nice if we did have 3 months of fine weather (as long as we got some rain at night to keep the butts full).  But it'd have to last longer than 3 months wouldn't it?  My tomatoes need it to be sunny until the end of October 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:51

I'll have to wave up at the office windows next time I'm in the city Supernoodle, then you can rush out and stop me buying  pairs of shoes in one day again - once is enough 

Fg, not plum coloured, the trainers and sandals are dark aqua - to match the newly painted garden fence, the heeled peeptoes are Cornflower blue, to match my eyes 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:21

It may be sunny SuperNoodle, but it's chilly outside here in Norfolk!!!  Are you in a warm office in the city?

Anyway, as it says, everyone's welcome to chat on this thread - only requirement - being a slightly batty gardener 

Lawn full of worm casts - please help!!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 12:18

Brush them off with a stiff yard broom or besom  and then mow the lawn as usual, but with the cutter bar on a higher setting.

Aerate the lawn (stabbing all over as deeply as you can with a garden fork will do - mind your feet!) - this will improve the drainage and the worms will move lower in the soil. 

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