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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 10:57

I have one too Dove - send him up here when he's finished 

Make sure he brings waterproofs though....

Flowering currant hedge

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 10:49

I created a border in a previous garden and actually hit the outer casing of the electric cables when digging it.  It didn't affect anything growing in the new border or anywhere nearby. I think Dove is nearer the mark Norman - there's more likely to be a soil issue. Is there any sign of waterlogging - leaking pipe perhaps, or something like that? Maybe you could have a little dig down and see if there's anything obvious.


Posted: 10/10/2014 at 10:42

Morning all. Been very wet here and lots of very black clouds keep appearing just when it looks like clearing up. I can't complain - we really needed rain here.  

Will have to content myself with h****work possibly. Perhaps that dusting thingy nut and I were talking about on a thread yesterday 

Have to agree with Verd - it's a wake up call for all the complacent politicians. It'll be interesting to see them falling over themselves to promise the earth, moon and stars with knobs on before next year. Or am I just cynical?... 

Off to see what you've all been up to while I've been twiddling my thumbs 


Posted: 09/10/2014 at 19:21

I seem to be in a strange mood today...either that or I've turned into a nine year old boy.....


Posted: 09/10/2014 at 18:58

'on the trot'  Topbird....sniggers in a juvenile way 


Posted: 09/10/2014 at 17:02

I'l ship mine down to him Liri. A man has to be kept occupied or he gets up to all sorts of mischief.

Just look at doc! 

wooden planter

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 16:58

pansyface - as if anyone would take advantage of us poor, simple gardening folk....

Ideas Please

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 16:52

Scabious? There are pale purple ones, and there are now some dark ones if you want a contrast. Sedums - good for this time of year - there's a good pink called 'Brilliant' which is less dusky than some of the others. Some of the Heucheras or Tiarellas would be happy enough - darker plummy or patterned foliage rather than flower colour, although the Tiarellas have pinkish flowers, and they flower forever  

Anne Folkard's a lovely plant. Lots of Geraniums would suit the spot though


Posted: 09/10/2014 at 16:20

Knowledge and wisdom are definitely my attributes doc...

KEF - nursie outfit?...

My mum used to iron everything including towels. I don't do a lot of ironing but I hate it building up. I don't have a drier just now but when I did, I carefully folded stuff when it came out of it so did practically none ! Even the girls' school shirts didn't really need doing 


Posted: 09/10/2014 at 12:48

Hey doc - don't forget your woolly drawers love! 

Great to see you back and glad all is well with mum.  

I have some very good advice for you - don't eat the yellow snow...

And now that I've lowered the tone with that old joke, I'll get my coat and go back to work...

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