Kathy 2

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GW Subscription Issues

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 15:53

Mine arrived this morning.

GW Subscription Issues

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 10:06

Mine used to arrive from 21st - this month's not arrived yet.  


Subscriber Club online

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 16:53

I think you now have to pay extra to get the digital edition. You used to get it free if you subscribed to the paper edition but I think they changed it and you now have to pay.

Trees for an urban garden

Posted: 22/02/2015 at 14:12

This is my Prunus Kanzan, planted about 25 years ago. Photo taken in 2005, so it must have been about 15 years old at the time. Absolutely beautiful tree BUT it took most of the sun off the garden when in leaf, the blossom only lasted 2 to 3 weeks before the wind and rain knocked it off the tree and blew it all over my garden (and the neighbours), and the garden took a lot of clearing in Autumn. I admit that I only have a very small garden and in hindsight, it was the wrong tree for the space. I also planted it too near the small wall, which got pushed out of line over the years and threatened to fall over. Last February we had it chopped down. Daughter took the wood for her log burner so all was not lost. The difference to the light in the garden was unbelievable - still haven't got round to fixing the wall yet.  

If I had a big garden, I would certainly put another one in - they are gorgeous when in flower, and shady on a hot day.

Hope this helps




Bossy Birds!

Posted: 19/12/2014 at 15:31

It's the robin round here - he chases all the other birds off, even when the hanging table and tube are full!! They just work round him when he's had his fill.

Merry Christmas to all.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 27/10/2014 at 09:44

Well done Weyplotter - glad you have got your plot after all the hassle - and right next to your other one! It will make it much easier to maintain. 

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 26/10/2014 at 15:26

Another thought - could the plot holder have "passed on" his plot to someone who wasn't on the waiting list and didn't want to wait for their name to come to the top of the list?? If the original owner has moved from the area why would they want to keep the plot? Was the letter on the plot taken by the original owner or the new owner?? I would certainly look into this - especially as you had asked about an extra plot previously.  

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 25/10/2014 at 13:17

Could it be that the previous plot holder who has "paid up to date fees and been seen working on the plot" was actually mistaken for you who has just paid the fees and has been working on the plot???? Has any other work been done on the plot besides the work that you did? Maybe the steward thought the old plot holder had returned. I hope you get things sorted out soon - let us know.  

top of canes

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 15:39

Pansyface - it wouldn't be half finished. You can't REALLY leave bubbly wine or it will go flat - that's my excuse anyway!!!!      

top of canes

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 15:11

I use corks from bottles of cava - they are fatter than normal corks and rounded at the top. You do need to drill a hole in them first though, so you can push them onto the canes.  

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Only ipad for electronic magazine???

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seed packet template

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