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Pole for washing line

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:46

I've got two lines full of washing flapping away in the breeze

Buddleja for just a year.

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:22

Un-named buddleja seedlings/cuttings may cost little - decent named varieties are around £10.00 and upwards - maybe the reason you don't like them very much is because the ones you've bought previously are of poor quality.

Or maybe you won the lottery or are a city banker ..................

Flamingo tree leaf problems

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:03

Is it thirsty?  It's a willow and they need lots and lots of water.

Is the pot big enough?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:02

Ooooh Flowers ((hugs)) how sad  

Our thoughts are with his wife and all those who loved him.

Pole for washing line

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:59

Or if you don't like my retractable ones, there's this http://www.mad4tools.com/galvanised-steel-clothes-washing-line-pole--post-24-metre-with-socket-7448-p.asp?gclid=CO7t04aVj8cCFRQatAodZ1sE1Q which has a metal socket in the ground to slot your pole into - but I bet it eventually welds itself into the socket and becomes immovable.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:56

That's good

Buddleja for just a year.

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:55
obelixx wrote (see)

... If you really want something small, why not just grow suitable perennials?  Less expensive than buying shrubs and binning them.   Seems a waste to me.

My thoughts exactly.  Buddleja aren't bedding plants.

Help needed!

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:52

The sideways thing is puzzling me too Hosta - it happened to one of my pics the other day so I deleted it and went back and rotated the pic 90 degrees in my library and then posted it again ...... it was still sideways - that used not to happen

 

Maybe we'd better send these along for your meeting Katie, you and Daniel will need sustaining ...

 


 

Pole for washing line

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:41

We don't have a pole - we have two of these fixed to the house wall http://www.wickes.co.uk/Addis-15m-Retractable-Washing-Line/p/119606?CAWELAID=120135120001179738&CAGPSPN=pla&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=&utm_campaign=Google%20Shopping%20-%20Garden&tmcampid=&tmad=c&tmplaceref=jJZcfmWm&tmcustom=mkwid|sjJZcfmWm_dc|pcrid|43364563852|kword||match||plid|&gclid=CI_n2eeQj8cCFUbkwgoddzIG9A

at the other end we have fixed spring clips (like on a dog lead) which clip onto a metal ring fixed to one of the wooden fence posts.  That way when there's no washing hung out the line is retracted and no one get decapitated by walking into the washing line whilst gardening.   They work really well. 

Buddleja for just a year.

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 10:36
elderberry wrote (see)
... Lyn, I don't want the roots to be able to establish, I've dug up so many in the past.

I'm really confused by that   how else do you get a good, healthy shrub full of flowers except by the roots establishing? If you want the flowers you have to have the shrub and the roots too.

It's not as if they're deep rooted invasive roots - it's roots are usually near the surface and it has a relatively small rootball.

 

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