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Posted: Today at 10:42

i have ordered from them the last 5 years,no problems with quality of plants or replacements,wanted a promo code as i open for the NGS Charities and wanted to make some money by growing on and selling some plants.Asked them for some support but T&M declined so paid full price for them !!


Posted: 09/02/2015 at 12:20

Thank you so much in taking the time to find those links however i tried those this morning and plenty more besides and haven't been successful .Thanks anyway


Posted: 09/02/2015 at 09:59

HAS ANYONE GOT  promo code for Thompson and Morgan,Forgot my Gardeners World Magazine.Usually there's a code for 10% off for subscribers

Crocosmia Lucifer

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 23:32

Sutton coldfield=West mids.No flowers on mine yet.They usually flower by the time i open my garden for NGS end July.Perfect timing.However my lilies have flowered early.

Talkback: Three ways to improve your pond

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 22:45

iI just get a broom and drag it on the surface of the pond,off.Works better than a net.Works for blanket and chick weed


Posted: 03/02/2013 at 16:35

My husband has no choice in the matter.I have several pets inc two dogs a cat guinea pigs and  bred chinchillas for a while.If my husband said i could'nt have something ,it would make me more determined to get it.All you need is a hen house made of wood or plastic.a perch ,a nest box and a run which can be made so easily.The chickens need  to be let out quite early in the morning,pellets and fresh water and a handful of corn later on with a few scraps of food like salad,veg,bread,pasta,it's surprising what they'll eat.And you'll have some lovely fresh eggs every day.They are also very interesting to watch and all have their own individual personalities.I hav'nt got a huge garden,as long as their safe from foxes and they have some room to roam,they make fantastic pets!


Posted: 02/02/2013 at 09:24

thankyou,I do collect them everyday,however in the spring i might let one of the hens sit on the eggs as i have a few friends who would like some chicks.I will separate the hen ffrom the others and put her in a separate pen


Posted: 01/02/2013 at 22:09

I have had no problems with eating the fertilised eggs,they are onlysmall pullet eggs ,but are so creamy.Why cant they be sold?.Also why not have a cockerel with the hens.I'm sure they enjoy his company.He is very tame.I have to pick him up and put him to bed every night.He eats out of my hand and he lets me stroke him!!



Posted: 31/01/2013 at 12:43

I have four hens and a cock.They're coming up to a year now.The amount of eggs i get a day has differed in the winter but always 4 a day in the summer.I have noticed a few feathers around their house ,however i was told not to worry as in the winter they can moult.However i would of thought this was more likely to happen during the summer months.One of my hens'Daisy'seems to very popular with'Burdock'The Cock!Unfortunately she has lost a few feathers where he has pecked at her etc!!!  Iam wondrering if i should separate her from him for a bit? Somone suggested in knitting a coat  to cover her back where its gong bold!I spray the house with red mite spray every couple of months so i think they are clean.I try not to over worry about them .You can get over obsessed with checking poop ,bold spots etc.Lets face it we all ' over spoil our chickens'

what are these insects?

Posted: 31/12/2012 at 17:54

If the lemon tree isn't too big i would clean every leaf with a damp cloth to get rid of them .I do,nt like using chemicals.Iwould put some fertiliser in the soil as it sounds like it,s lacking some nutrients and give it a good drink

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