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Welcome to tools and techniques

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:30

Any kind of oil as far as I'm aware RT. I often give things a clean and  spray with  WD40, or some 3 in one oil. I believe Alan Titchmarsh used to keep a bucket of sand mixed with used engine oil handy to pop his spade in after use. It  then helps prevent mud sticking to it  


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:20

Not me KEF - don't touch it! Tea's the strongest thing I drink 

Although I did have a glass of Coke with my dinner....


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:12
archiepem wrote (see)

well the drain men came last night . 6 brews and  a full packet  of  two finger kit kats later .. cleared the drains for now  


archie - did you mean you used the KitKats to clear the drains ...terrible waste 

Glad you're ok for now. Have a break - have a ....maybe not...


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 19:46

Stay safe Verd. We don't want you swept away in the storms 

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 19:34

Lovely colour David 

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 19:30

Result David! They're lovely plants and very versatile. Escallonia's a much underrated shrub as well. I have a white one for against a sunny fence. Enjoy your nice bargain 

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:25

No one has that anymore's a dying art  


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:17

I'd agree with philippa. If you can put them somewhere sheltered ( house wall or similar) in case there's a severe spell of cold weather, they should be fine. 

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:08

Yes, I did mention ointment I think.....

Sorry David - we've slightly hi jacked your thread!

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:07

Well that's me sorted Dove- what's everyone else having? 

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