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Something different

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 14:36

Looks like an advert to me too - all the company directors share the same surname as our Mr Anthony Lodge

Please Mr Lodge - we're not idiots so don't treat us as idiots - Gardener's World is a commercial enterprise dependent for it's income on advertising; consequently all advertising on the website has to be paid for - I'm sure that Maldon Shot Blasting doesn't provide its services for free, so don't expect Gardener's World to do so 

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Posted: 15/01/2015 at 13:11

Enjoy the SM Lily   I'm having my cupasoup



Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:53

Doesn't seem to stop some people from wearing a kilt - I'm sure that some people just treat it as fancy dress!

However, OH has Scottish forefathers on his mother's side - think it would be a good investment for him to get himself kitted out with a kilt, jacket etc rather than keep buying/hiring suitable suits for weddings etc.   I think he'd look really good in a kilt

I wonder if Lidl are selling the right tartan

Native alternative?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:07

Nice link obelixx - I wonder if the molinia I saw is the shorter form that they have, as it's certainly not as tall as the other one pictured!

Native alternative?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 11:38

Have a look at the Purple Moor Grass, Molinia caerulea - it has lovely purplish seedheads - there's also a variegated form. 

If you're soil's slightly acid and on the damp side it would be great.


Can you help save my orange tree?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 11:07

Scale will put the plant under stress so it is less able to cope with other things.  They should be selling plants in an optimum condition to cope with changing to a new environment.  They're trying to pull the wool over your eyes.  I'd still take it back.

But whatever you decide to do - good luck.

Can you help save my orange tree?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 11:00

If I bought a tree which came complete with 30 scale insects I would take it back and demand a refund


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:00

Lily - don't tempt me!  It's a Fast Day!!!


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 09:18

KEF, she'd look like this   and I'd look like this



Posted: 15/01/2015 at 09:14

My experience of Scotland is a bit limited nightgarden  - it is acknowledged that the week we chose to spend Midsummer's Day on the Hebrides had some particularly grim moments   but some magical ones as well


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