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Latest posts by GWRS

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 10:50

Hello all , just had a cooked breakfast to set me up for a day at the allottment but it has started to rain , rain and more rain so not going 

getting withdrawal symptoms not been up there for so long 

hope you all have a nice day whatever you are doing 

what kind of grit do the gardeners use in there potting soil?

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 21:52

Horticulture grit from garden centres I put on top of pots , around Hostas

In potting compost I mix pearlite 

Not gardening but a computer question

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 21:39

Have you thought about Apple iPad 

I would not be with mine 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 21:36

Ginagibbs , had a look at the Cotswold Gardening School on the web , looks really good , I can understand you had a great day

add my condolences for Fritcakes lack of chooks , I'm sure you will get some eventually

hoping to get up the allotment soon , spent sunday tidying up the Garden , dalias black frost must have got them while on holiday

What's left for us to grow?

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 14:22

We all need to apply a bit of " common sense " otherwise we wouldn't grow anything 

I also think that gardeners generally have a bit of common sense which does seem to be lacking in some people 


Chilli and garlic questions

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 19:34

I would talk to the garden centre that you got them from

must be a duff batch

don't give up though I grow a couple of plants every year and they are always fine , just one of those things that happen with gardening

Chilli and garlic questions

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 21:20

Weedy Annul , did they have seeds in them ? If they have , no idea , after all that's what give you the heat 

just thought where they ornamental , not for eating ?

interseting problem , sorry can't be more help full

best wishes


Strictly 2014

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 21:12

I liked Pixie and Frankie 

agree Judy is no longer funny  but who will go ?


Strictly 2014

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 18:43

6-40  watching then show great start

Very sorry with Claudias daughter



Strictly 2014

Posted: 07/11/2014 at 21:34

Hello everybody , looking forward to tommrows show and the follow up comments 

best wishes everybody

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