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Changes to YOUR way of shopping!

Posted: 22/01/2018 at 12:39

I don’t think I’ll join MA and Frank in the pub, I can imagine the conversation...πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€


Posted: 22/01/2018 at 12:20

Well done James, are they giving the money to charity on those as well? 

Fence posts in windy area

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 23:05

I live in the middle of a field as well, and. Dry high up, you can’t have a solid fence, you have to have a trellis type fence where the wind can blow through.

Dont know what you can do about the posts, but if you replace then, use a fence with gaps in.

It’s not unusual, if you have a solid fence,  I’m on another forum and a lady has had the same thing happen. 

Paperwhites turned yellow?

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 22:57

As no one has answered, I’ll have a go but could be wrong.  I understood that Paperwhites don’t flower again after the first year, so if yours have, maybe they have reverted to the wild variety that they originally were? 

I don’t suppose you could have muddled them up with some other bulbs you had? 


Posted: 21/01/2018 at 22:37

I prune mine down to ground level every year, usually in February, but we’re nearly there, I’m sure it will be fine and benefit from the hard prune. 

Changes to YOUR way of shopping!

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 22:35

Love your story Sussex Sun, my son was born In 1968 and I would walk to the Fine Fare for the shopping.  I did dress making, selling Tupperware, repairing kettles and toaster for people, and anything else i could do to make money.

Frank I love that poem, so true, it seems that we all near enough agree that it’s far better now than it was, and it will be even better in the future. 

What should be priority?

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 15:41

I was thinking the same Pansy, someone on here wanted a meadow just like that and couldn’t get it right.  Lovely aquilegia there and lots of other beneficial plants. 

That must be home to loads of different butterflies and bees.  Frogs and hedgehogs. I see the OP has already started with the weed killer though, so probably best to get it turfed over for the first job then cut it weekly. 


Posted: 21/01/2018 at 12:58

If I were you I would wait until this summer and see how big those two plants will grow.

My Veronica’s grown from seeds and put in as tiny plants grew last year to about three ft across, same with Salvias.

give it a while and see how things go. 

starlings and brown tits

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 12:32

I can vouch for the starlings, they're here in their thousands, clouds of them. 

Maybe a brown tit is a Sparrow.?

Changes to YOUR way of shopping!

Posted: 21/01/2018 at 10:19

I think it’s very sad that some old people have to live in the past, usually because of loneliness now and no sign of that changing in their future, So they cling on to what they thought was good way back.  

The only thing that’s the same now is the ‘payday loan’, take your wedding ring down to uncles and get it back on payday. 

We are so lucky to live in this internet age, and for people who are carers it’s a Godsend. Even if you’re not a carer, who wants to spend time in a SM, picking up other people’s flu germs, and dare I mention it...driving your car everyday to get shopping. 

Ive never had to pay for a return to Amazon or EBay, but I do make sure the item is what I want in the first place. If it arrives damaged, they send you a pre paid label or refund the postage.

Such a shame some people are frightened by it all, there should be more computer classes for beginners so they may be reassured about this new technology.. 

One  of my sisters in law has a computer but scared of connecting to the net she uses it to store her photos on. 

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