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MOB rants

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 12:19

Frank/Dad-I only took the hat off-still wearing the kilt and duffle coat 

You have several cuppas...Yorkies you say....

I wholeheartedly agree about holding doors open..I hold them for anyone regardless of age and gender and it's infuriating when they don't thank you.

And don't get me started on the b****y dungaree wearing Feminists.......

monty don

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 12:12

And an off switch.

I don't like soap operas, car programmes, reality shows, endless  American 'series', guess what I do?

Isn't it time we perhaps moved on from this .....?

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Posted: 21/04/2013 at 11:03

Alan I have a toolbar along the top of message space but I heard someone saying it depends on what laptop/notebook etc you use. Could it be that?


When will I learn?

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 10:30

I think your sweet peas just need a little more time. It's been so cold and unforgiving and you've sown right at the start of the outdoor season. The lids will help so I think you're doing all the right things!

Unless something's eaten them...

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Posted: 21/04/2013 at 10:22

Oh goody! 


Posted: 21/04/2013 at 10:21

Good luck Carol! Heavy clay here too so I know the problems. Neighbours can be very difficult. I had one who left willow herb to grow out of control-it was 7 or 8 feet and seeding all over my garden. I would have suggested Pyracantha but as you said you have small children I didn't - apart from my little joke! However if you plant in front of it I think that could be your best bet. It depends what room you have to make a border in front of it. It's great fro bees and the berries are loved by birds.

Re the conifers- There was some new legislation about them I think concerning the height because of all the Lleylandi wars. Perhaps your council could advise?

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Posted: 21/04/2013 at 10:10

Hello 'confused of Norfolk' any cake 



Posted: 21/04/2013 at 09:22

My water system's already on's called RAIN..

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 09:18

Lizzie-didn't you know...he's a 'cloak wearing superhero' and does it with mind control....

Agree with you about Galanthus FloBear...they've only just finished flowering here!

Geranium 'Anne Folkard' is my favourite Mum had them in her wedding bouquet.

and Genista (broom)

Talkback: Bees and pesticides

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 08:55

I saw my first one yesterday sterelitza as I was putting my little babies out in the sun for a few hours! a few butterflies as well.  I think you're right about being more tolerant of 'pests' and I also use soapy water etc and  don't like using weedkiller except when really necessary. It can be difficult to get the balance as it takes a whle but it's all about being patient...isn't that what we gardeners are meant to have plenty of! 

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