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Mark 1963

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FREE seeds to a good home

Posted: 05/01/2014 at 09:49

Hi All

I have a list of free seeds I have been collecting from weekly gardening mags. I have taken what I want, gave some to my neighbour and family. I'm still left with quite a few packets.

If you want to see the list message me your email address and I'll send you a copy of the list.

I'll send them to you post free, first come, first serve. I just want them to be used by someone.

Use by date 2015   2016

Not a gardening question, need help with a radiator

Posted: 01/01/2014 at 17:56

Thanks Pete, the system is only two years old and still under warranty. As already mentioned we are having it serviced soon so I'll get the chap to have a look.

Happy New Year to you too

New Year's Day 2014 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2014 at 10:29

Just violas and primroses for me in flower. Dwarf tulips have started poking their heads through in the pots and the daff's border is showing signs of life.

Not a gardening question, need help with a radiator

Posted: 31/12/2013 at 18:30

OK, thanks all. 'Sludge' seems the common word used here. The whole system is due for a service soon, I'll mentioned it to the chap when he comes.

Not a gardening question, need help with a radiator

Posted: 31/12/2013 at 17:07


Our rads have started making a whooshing/hissing sound when turn up to number 4. I have been on You Tube and the only info I get is about bleeding. They do not need bleeding because they are hot at the top and cold at the bottom.

When we turn on the hot water tap, the noise stops for a while then comes back.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

Dwarf Tulips in Pots

Posted: 31/12/2013 at 15:28

thanks for that fidget, I wish Unwins had mentioned that! Oh well, there in now so here's hoping.

magazine back issues

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 18:48

You could try schools, there is a lot of talk at the moment about getting young people interested in gardening.

Dwarf Tulips in Pots

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 18:44

I'm trying a new variety this/next year, 'Shogun'   'Little Beauty' and 'Sparaxis-Harlequin Flower' from Unwins

Dwarf Tulips in Pots

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:11

thanks Bob

Dwarf Tulips in Pots

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 16:49

Hi All

I noticed that my dwarf tulips in pots on the patio have started to show. Should I give them a feed or wait for a bit.

What plant food do I use when the time is right? I have some general plant food and tomato feed left over from the summer. Look forward to your replies.

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