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Pingles - old country name for ???

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:14

I'll let you off, just 'cos it's your birthday 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:12
http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/37882.jpg?width=350

 How stylish is that?   and much better for back/neck etc than conventional bikes. 

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Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:08

Oooh Pottie Pam, Many Happies to you too - hope you're having a lovely day 

Using water from flat roof

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:07

I've been meaning to ask this for ages.  We've installed water butts on our downpipes - however the water in the butt which takes the run off from the flat garage roof tends to be brownish and foams when you fill the watering can.

This isn't something I've come across before.

Last summer I restricted it's use to ornamentals but was I being over cautious? What's causing the discolouration and foaming and is it ok to use on the veg patch?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 10:01

Little irritations Tracey - I find calamine lotion helps   Best not to scratch it LOL

Pingles - old country name for ???

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 09:59

I've been reading one of my favourite poems by John Clare, 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3yCRbArVKs  - one line goes 'how lovely are the pingles in the woods'  

I used to know what pingles are - I think they're primroses, aren't they?  Does anyone know?

Think it's an old name for them in the Cambs/Northants/Beds area. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 09:21

Sorry Clari  

Just took delivery of huge package for OH (still in my dressing gown) - now I have a new bike in the sitting room - he'll be spending the evening assembling it. 

Spam

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 09:02

I'm on another forum where that happens - it doesn't put the spammers off but does allow the moderators to delete the spamming before it gets onto the boards.  But that means you need moderators on duty most of the time - GW is a commercial organisation and any mods would have to be paid to do that.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 09:00

There's some Danish pastries left ................. anyone?  Fresh ground coffee too ...

Spam

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 08:15

The problem is that as soon as the techies block their access one way, they sneak around the back and over the fence and climb in another way - it's a pain but without putting every new member through a moderation filter as they do on some forums, it's hard to see what else they can do.  Putting new members through a Mod filter would involve moderators being available 24/7 to vet new members posts, or a delay on their posts appearing on the board, which isn't really helpful on a board such as this which is set up to answer gardening questions. 

Think we just have to grin and bear it 

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