Dovefromabove


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Cold Calling Experiences

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 13:23

P'doc   I once got rid of cold callers at the door by clutching my stomach and mumbling "I've got Noro-virus"  it was absolutely true, and got rid of the earnest religious lads very quickly.  


  I might try it again 

Buying

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 10:36

I agree Pdoc - Chiltern are fabulous! 

Buying

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 10:31
aym280 says:

... The rest will have to be bought online, which is always a bit of a hazard. Penstemon seeds turned out to be wallflower. clematis sieboldii seeds turned out to be dead wood.. 


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 Aym, buying online is only risky if you buy from unknown sources selling on Ebay. Buying online from reputable nurseries and seedsmen is as safe as going to the nursery and buying in person. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 08:47

Fully expecting thunderous downpours tomorrow - we're meeting with a group of foodie friends from across the UK, for fish & chips on the beach at Cromer .................. what's the betting we'd be wise to book a table at the restaurant?  

Cold Calling Experiences

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 07:17

Who decides that you know best?  You?  I thought so. 

Gardeners world going to try an hour long

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 07:11

Well, the format of GQT has changed over the past few years. Nowadays  they break the programme up into segments, divided by a visit to a local garden for an in depth chat with someone. That's quite new. 


Im quite happy with the weather segment on GW. It's very short but gives the outlook for the week , which is useful. Gone are the days when we all sat around the TV for the 6 o'clock news followed by the weather forecast. Many younger people dip in and out of the news channels and never see a weather forecast, and new Gardeners don't always understand the impact of the different types of weather and temperatures. Including the forecast introduces new Gardeners to the idea that they need to be watching out for frosts etc and I think that's useful. And who cares what gardening presenters or weather personages wear ... It's a programme about gardening, not style and etiquette 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 06:32

Good morning all  G'day Pat


The day is dawning with a clear blue sky ... again. We've had a little rain over night , but I don't think it was enough to turn the lawn green 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 22:33

Lovely to 'see' you RB , even if it is past my bedtime 

Gardeners world going to try an hour long

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 22:29

I stayed awake! I enjoyed the whole programme and agree with every word Posy just said 

pulmonaria

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:10

Join the club Krysis   We're all struggling with one problem or another - another good thing about pulmonaria, they're not too fussy about the soil, as long as it's not too dry, and slugs and snails tend to leave them alone.  I'd get a few more if I were you ... I'm going to   ... the garden centres will be full of them in a few months' time 

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