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Latest posts by Matty2

Health and safety!!

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 13:41

At first I was shockedand angry, then as I tried to say I felt there were 2 sides to story. Just potsed it to see reactions


Fork Handles

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 13:39

Just been delving round the back of greenhouse, now a pleasant experience, nasty brambles and some thing with very long vicious thorns, cut it down and neighbour says he will come and cut thick stem -it wasn't there last year - while he has his cutting machinery out

There is a pub in a local village that had to ask customers to leave during their Christmas dinner as the flood waters were rising inside the pub. It is still flooded now!

Also cleared brassica bed ready for onons and garlic, late i know but not as late as last year - oh but I haven't grown onions before

Good news about grandad  My mum is 90 at the end of the month and I am trying to organise abit of a do

Health and safety!!

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 12:02

Sometimes I get really mad, then think there may be more resaon but I thought I'd post this -I hope- for others opinions. Its like Sam can't have a pond for hygiene reasons.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 11:58

No sun but the air feels dry, It is cloudy but dampness has gone!

Another good gardening day I think.


Fork Handles

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 11:56

Not done link right, sorry I think you may have to tell me again!

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 11:54


Just done my good deed for the day. Next door neighbour os attempting to rejuvenate his apple trees. Gave him this months GW mag which has picture and instructions, then went around, secateurs at the ready to show him how to cut to a bud

Everyone in the close is 'battling' with uncared for gardens. I think ours was the worst which is why we had to gut it. Every one has moved in, in the last 2 1/2 years!

You need to ask estate agent to be honest about what you can do to help increase the chances of a sale. We did and he was, well, a bit honest!

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/01/2013 at 10:34

Morning all

Another bad night sleep-wise. Still will look to day ahead

Planting to do - raspberries and a couple of roses that are heeled in. One though may not go in, as area it is supposed to be going in is still very wet. It is a bit dark today but no rain forecast.

Anyone else joind GW Seed Club? Thought I'd give it a go

That jasminr looks wonderful, I can almost smell it from here.

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 22:50

It seems an age since I had the last of  the greenhouse tomatoes. but we are still eating frozen ratatouille made from them. they look great. Smoking still goingnto plan then. V. good. Sorry about to go to bed - night

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 19:44

How many dogs do you re-home Flo. Are theyhard to place?

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/01/2013 at 19:35

SH** just wrote a long post sent, site or whatever crashed and post didn't get through.


Jo I'll save HW for you OK

 Can rcommend some places to visit, not a lot as new to area. Let me know

We got rid of our tat, now full of my others tat

Sorry Dean forgot to say pleased it went OK yesterday, still a difficult time though

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I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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