Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Water butt from combined rain and greywater.

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 15:30

They shouldn't be connected - the rainwater is overloading the domestic drainage system. If every house did this there would be chaos.

What's the best app?

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 15:17

I have a large blank canvas which I put in the back of the van when I'm taking stuff to the tip.

Out of control...

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 15:11

Looks like standing it in a sunnier location would help to keep it bushier.

House plant

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 15:08

Very easy to keep.


Posted: 27/12/2015 at 06:39

I've got a much handier implement than a shovel for shaving.

To my loyal subjects

Posted: 25/12/2015 at 19:58

Fairygirl, do you mean the Proclaimers 'Jean, let me get lucky with you'? I think it's much better than Rule B.

Bushing oak trees...

Posted: 25/12/2015 at 19:52

How big is your sapling, Charlie? Photo?


Posted: 25/12/2015 at 19:50

Just to be sure, do you want a shovel or a spade?

Is it a Robin?

Posted: 24/12/2015 at 07:17

jo47, a fair few Black Redstarts winter round the coast, particularly in the south and especially in Cornwall. Gardenmaiden, I wouldn't say the Robin and Dunnock songs are anything like each other - the Dunnock is a twitter, whereas the Robin is a warble. 

Problem with grass creeping from next door into border

Posted: 24/12/2015 at 07:00

Lurching swiftly back to the about approaching the owner or agent of the house next door?

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Swifts in decline

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Useful tool

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