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Why did you join this site?

Posted: Yesterday at 22:05

I'd watched and read Gardeners World for years so the website seemed a natural extension of that.

New Patio

Posted: Yesterday at 22:04

If you want a smooth surface your choices are limited as any natural stone will have some roughness to the surface.  Try searching for paving suppliers in your local area then see what suits you best.

Neighbors Fence

Posted: Yesterday at 14:21

There is no need to get your neighbour to sign a piece of paper.  The wall is entirely on the OPs property, not on the boundary line so the neighour has absolutely on right to touch it, as explained by Freddies Dad above.

Where the OP is going wrong is by charging in and making threats of legal action.  It's entirely likely that the new neighbour just assumed it was the boundary line if the old fence was removed before they moved in.  All it needed initially was to inform the new neighbour that they couldn't do anything to the wall without permission.

I've had personal experience of similar problems.  One where new people moved in next to my mother and promptly ripped the boundary fence down at the side of mum's garage and started screwing and hammering all sorts of things to it.  The garage wall was at least a foot inside the boundary line so we informed them very quickly that (a) they shouldn't have taken the fence down as it was mum's property and responsibility according to the deeds and (b) they had no right to encroach on her property.

The second was where I had a snotty note pushed through the letter box from the people in the house which backs onto us, demanding that I cut a tree down because it was blocking light from their garden and all the leaves fell into their garden in the autumn.  The tree was actually in their garden but, because a previous occupant had decided they wanted more privacy, they had built a 6' decorative block wall about 2 feet inside their boundary (the old fence was, and still is, there).  The tree had grown between the block wall and the fence.  I actually enjoyed telling them that and watching their faces drop when they realised that removing it was their own problem.  I would have happily helped if they hadn't been such ***holes.

Cold Frame on a garage roof

Posted: 16/02/2018 at 13:42

You seem to have access to it sorted so my main concern would be how it could be affected in high winds.  How do you plan to keep it in place.  A normal cold frame isn't anything like as exposed and can be pegged to the ground in windy locations.

Mycorrhizal fungi versus Bonemeal

Posted: 15/02/2018 at 18:03

Bonemeal is far, far cheaper than MR fungi and we seem to have managed for hundreds of years to get plants to grow without the super fungi.

Greenhouse recommendation

Posted: 12/02/2018 at 11:57

Is the greenhouse intended to be utilitarian or a feature in the garden.  Timber greenhouses certainly look nicer, but the maintenance is considerably more than for an aluminium one which can easily be cleaned down with a pressure washer, and has the added advantage of never rotting.

Please correct me if I'm wrong...

Posted: 11/02/2018 at 18:57

Irrespective of whether it's the what or the who which is claimed to be stupid, it's simply an opinion rather than a fact.  Over half the people who voted didn't, and don't, believe a stupid decision was made.

The only previous vote the people of the UK were given was on joining the Common Market, not the European Economic Community, and certainly not on being rules by unelected fat cats sitting in another country.  My belief is that the majority of those who voted to leave did so because they are sick of having no control over what happens in this country.  It's not racism, it's not a 'Little England' mentality.  What is an undeniable fact is that the parents and grandparents of many people in this country fought for us to be free to make our own decisions, and that's not a freedom which should be thrown away lightly. 

The Government, in their arrogance, thought 'the people' would simply do as they were told - they were wrong.  They asked a question and we answered it as we wanted, not how they wanted.

Please correct me if I'm wrong...

Posted: 11/02/2018 at 15:02
pansyface says:


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 I had never realised your ethnicity, or at least your ma's, before pansyface.

Please correct me if I'm wrong...

Posted: 11/02/2018 at 14:59
Fire Lily says:

Two people that can't see the difference between calling a decision stupid and calling people stupid. Nice. 

See original post

 No idea what happened with my first attempt at responding so let's try again.

The people made the decision, therefore if the decision is stupid the people making the decision must also be classed as stupid.

Please correct me if I'm wrong...

Posted: 11/02/2018 at 14:58
Fire Lily says:

Two people that can't see the difference between calling a decision stupid and calling people stupid. Nice. 

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