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Posted: 15/08/2013 at 12:01

Solomon's Seal. Not poisonous as far as I know 


Posted: 15/08/2013 at 09:47

Morning all. Rain all night here but clearing a bit now although it's meant to be rainy all day. Might get something manure spreading done outside before visiting a friend later. I'll make sure I wash my hands first before I go round....

Hope all goes well next week Maud. 

MrsG- daughter's first day back went fine thanks but don't think she was pleased at having homework! Gilly - it's unreal the way they're allowed to behave in s'markets isn't it? A few weeks ago there was two boys playing with the bicycle horns just behind the checkout.  I'd already seen them running up and down the aisles. After 5 mins everyone was giving them filthy looks and looking round to see where the parents were. When they eventually appeared they didn't seem to think there was any problem. Don't know why the staff can't just have a word in their ear- 'either buy that son - or **** off.'

Maybe in a more polite way perhaps... 

Have a good day everyone, whatever you're up to.


Posted: 15/08/2013 at 09:34

Usually around a foot or so (30cm) once established, but as blairs says, they take a while to get going. The better you prepare the ground first the better they'll grow and Lleylandii sucks everything out so it's worth getting as much nutrition back in theer as possible. My parents had a lovely big beech hedge and it's great for wildlife. I had a hornbeam hedge in a previous garden which is very similar to beech and copes better with wetter sites so that might be another option if your conditions are wet. Both are available in the winter  from hedging suppliers as bare root/transplants which is a cheap way of doing it too.

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Posted: 15/08/2013 at 09:28

That worked MrsG 

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Posted: 15/08/2013 at 09:26

I just followed  my own advice MrsG and it's not on mine either - d'oh!! 

The othe roption is to type it into the 'search' window right at the top of the page- that might work.

I'm off to try that now!

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Posted: 14/08/2013 at 20:08

Your mum's garden is lovely and bright MrsG. 

If you click on hot threads or latest posts you'll then see a link called followed threads. Any  thread you've posted on should come up on there. When the site was a bit hit and miss recently it was a bit off too, but usually it's fine.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 20:04

Busy day and have a friend coming round soon so just popped in to say hope everyone had a good day today. 


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 20:03

When we moved into last house we took coal and logs...

Ona serious note- if you want to  take plants that are in the ground you have to state on the particulars that you intend to do that. Otherwise they're considered to be included in the sale. 


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 13:48

You'll be relieved when it's all over Tina. Mine don't cause too many problems when they're around and they can fend for themselves but it's quite a nice feeling when they go to their Dad's anyway. My nephew and wife have twins who were two a few months ago. Think she's finding it hard work especially when nephew decides to go away for a couple of days! 

Matty if you think yours is untidy you should see mine just now!  

Work in progress though.Once the shed's moved and I can start clearing and sorting the back garden it'll improve... I hope 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 09:54

Love the tree fern Deano 

Picked some sweet peas this morning and they are definitely my little stars just now.


 When I was picking them a little wasp landed on my arm holding an ant. Hope he enjoyed his breakfast!

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