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MOB rants

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 09:10

ahhhh .. the junk mail.. well i asked my postie how i stop it.. and he told me to ring my main sorting office and ask them to stop it for me.. though cant stopped named stuff..

and told me they make money on ach of those delivered adn that is why they put prices up so high.. they dont want our mail. they make too much with amazon direct mail company and all that crap..

so we should all sign up to stop it.. i get fed up with it all time.. especially as here they are thinking of bringing in fines if you have more than one green recycle wheelie full of stuff or 2 recycle bags full.. it is mad.. oh and it all has to be washed and clean before going in.. i have never had such clean rubbish before..only allowed one black bag of non recyclable. then the  one small food waste bin (which is emptied each week here).. the recyclable and black bag is every other week.. so soon fills up with all that rubbish that comes through.

WHen i go shopping now.. if there is packing that is not required then i leave it at the till.. they moan like hell but i say it is yr rubbish..i dont need it, the food dont need it.. i also never take bags for my fruit etc.. and they moan about it rolling about at the till.. just say same.. i dont what the plastic bags thanks.. if they were paper i would take them and stick in my composter.. but not those ones at mo, thanks!

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:39

busylizzie.. wow sounds great to  have so much land ot play with. seems very strange aboutnot being able to sell your house because of the children.. how do any house come up for sale then i wonder

some lovely pics of gardens.. love to see tthem.. i am nosy when it comes to gardens.. always out walking seeing what others are doing in there theirs.

@birdy.. i cant understand why your piccies are not coming out right.. are they right way up when you have addd them into the box before you click submit? strange one it is.

MOB rants

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:32

wow.. MMP.. must remember not to mess with you  lol..

i am a bit like you i think... will stand my ground and can throw punch.. broke nose of someone when at school as had enough of their taughts one day.. got suspended for that.. but they never bothered me again.. so worth it.

i can do my car also.. oil change, change the wheels, and most of the jobs that come up.. apart from the electronics.. that needs the computers now.. i did the offside front lower arm last week as i hit pot hole and took it out.(our potholes on all our roads are huge.. so very dangerous.. spend more time looking out for them than watching ahead.. very bad)

but i am not sure if that is more because i have been a skin flint all my life or becuase i was raised and taught how to do these things for myself.. i do all the decorating to.. but that is more becuase hubby just doesnt do it right.. haha..

MOB rants

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:27

@reiver..  Anne Mcaffery.. super books.. i got introduced to t hem by a poster on another forum and i love them.

i like fiction books mostly as  they take me away from it all.. i love lori handeland night creature series..christine feehan ghost walkers series is brilliant.. and i just finished perks of being a wallflower and the moon and back.. this had me in tears.  all super books..

Best Compost 2013

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:20

@tootles.. i have been using murphys for last few weeks now.. as westlands was to fibrous.. i have had 3 muschrroms coome up i noticed.. just put it down to the watering.. from the butt...

but i will be keeping an eye on it.. maybe take a picture and take in to plce you bought them from and complain..

as said onhere maybe if we all did this everytime it will stop the cheap rubbish we are getting.

Seed swap

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:16

cotty1000 many thanks forthe seeds.. will be doing them today.

Mystery Plants from inherited garden

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:15

ooow. rather jealous of your potting shed.. i need one of them.. been doing it in side greenhouse.. and my god it was scorching in there yesterday..


allium bulbs...should I split them

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 11:13


many thanks for that... i will wait until finished flowering i think.. as very windy here and dont want them to suffer from it.

Mystery Plants from inherited garden

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 16:22

Yes it is aubrieta. On my tablet ican enlarge very big and it definitely is


allium bulbs...should I split them

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 16:12

Hi everyone.

  • My alliums this year have come  up with multi flower heads..I like to keep them as singluar heads for cosmetic purposes


    Should I have split them last year? Can I split them?

    Thanks sue




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