Dovefromabove


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Posted: 27/11/2015 at 07:21

I would use a pot inserted in the neck of the milk churn - don't fill the whole churn up with compost - that way you can ring the changes seasonally and it'll be much easier to renew compost/feed/pot on as needed

10ft of boring bareness

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 07:18

Not sure where Jo is - would H. integrifolia be hardy enough for her garden?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 18:20

Pdoc ((hugs)) bdooly hellish isn't it?  But it will get better ((hugs)). 

Re bracelet - Google for your nearest metal detector club and email them asking if someone could come and help search for the bracelet (of great sentimental value).  They're usually a good bunch and payment by way of a bottle of something warming is usually very acceptable.  Good luck

 

P.S.  Look here http://www.symdc.co.uk/ South Yorkshire Metal Detecting Club offer a free service helping to find lost jewellery etc. 

Removing Topsoil

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 15:46

Put a notice by your gateway

FREE GOOD QUALITY TOPSOIL 

BRING YOUR OWN WHEELBARROW AND SHOVEL

It'll probably all go over the weekend when the gardeners are about

Talkback: Three ways to buy fruit trees and bushes

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 15:41

Peach Avalon Pride is available from Reads Nursery http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/peach-avalon-pride/ .  I've bought several fruit trees/bushes from them and am very pleased indeed with their service and the quality of their plants.  They send very well-packaged plants all over the UK.  You can email them for advice - they are very helpful.

I have no connection with them other than as a satisfied customer. 

Secateurs

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 10:36
Lizzybusy wrote (see)

... You would think after all these years someone could design something better......

Those who experience the need are too busy gardening to design tools - hence all the inefficient tools on the market 

What are best shrubs for driveway, which will not scratch car!!

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 08:56

Any hedge will scratch a car if not kept trimmed back - even soft-foliaged plants will mark modern motor vehicle paintwork which is much softer than older types. 

 

10ft of boring bareness

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 08:24

Never seen H. petiolaris climbing a tree ....... no idea if it would work

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 08:22

GWRS - if you're offering to do paperwork there's plenty here ...............

I can provide coffee, just short on the willpower

Removing Topsoil

Posted: 26/11/2015 at 08:14

If it's got to go quickly, what about seeing if any local allotment holders need any topsoil for new raised beds etc.

Good luck

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