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Posted: 18/12/2012 at 19:33


Greedy starlings

Posted: 18/12/2012 at 19:25

Hi Lavender Lady - there's a Pound Shop on the trading estate between the football ground and the station - where Boots and Next and Matalan and Morrisons and Hobbycraft are.

 I don't know whether they have cheap mealworms, if you find some let me know 

If you're ever in the Saxmundham area, this place sells big bags of bird feed which work out cheaper - it'd probably be even cheaper if you picked it up yourself

Advent prizes

Posted: 18/12/2012 at 18:54

I've just had an email - I've won a prize! 


Posted: 18/12/2012 at 18:47

A pot of hyacinths 

privet hedge

Posted: 18/12/2012 at 18:43

I'm sure it will be fine if you chop it right back, remember "growth follows the knife", so it'll soon be springing up rejuvenated - as has been said, I'd cut it back lower than you want it to be - the old wood will throw out new shoots and you'll have a lovely new hedge before very long at all 

Signs of Spring!!!

Posted: 18/12/2012 at 05:48

Yeah, but you're in the subtropical south-west 

Composting through the winter?

Posted: 18/12/2012 at 05:44

Guinea pig poo is wonderful in compost - my colleague brings me all her piggie poo in plastic bin bags (they do not garden) and I add it to my compost bins - it is a superb activator!

climbing plants

Posted: 17/12/2012 at 21:37

Me too - it's gorgeous 

Christmas Greetings

Posted: 17/12/2012 at 21:09

 Merry Christmas - thanks for your company, ideas and suggestions (some of which I might act on )

Lets look forward to a 2013 with at least a moderate amount of sunshine and only a moderate amount of rain 

American Pillar climbing rose

Posted: 17/12/2012 at 09:50

I love David Austin roses too and have several lovely roses from him.  However, I do think the selection guide on the PB site is really helpful - the best I've come across - which is why I recommend it 

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