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Pottie Pam

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Posted: 05/10/2013 at 12:18


Posted: 05/10/2013 at 12:11

thanks for all the comments about my pond. It is definately a gas that's inside the lining that's coming up. I've got an old pair of waders and sometimes go in the pond and trample the liner down ( when no-ones watching) and big bubbles of gas come up. I think we may have constructed the pond wrongly.

We did it as cheaply as possible and bought a roll of polythene that farmers wrap those big bales in. We put a layer of that in first then did lots of runs to the recycling dump and got loads of old carpets,then another layer of liner on top.  that's probably where we've gone wrong trapping the carpets in between the liner.

This winter I intend to put lots of soil in the bottom and hopefully that will help.

MOB rants

Posted: 04/10/2013 at 17:39

Well done, Max. Your health is more important than any job. Hope everything works out well for you and has been said before on these forums, gardening is the best therapy.


Posted: 04/10/2013 at 17:31

I've got a pond, Dove. Your right! Mammy hen would worry if they went on here.

I don't know if you can make out from the photo but the liner keeps coming up to the surface. It has old carpets underneath then a plastic liner. We keep bursting the liner and a gas of some sort bubbles out. I don't know if the gas is from the old carpets rotting down. Does anyone else have this problem? the pond has been there for about 10 years.


Posted: 04/10/2013 at 17:13

Thanks, Stacey.

Ginger is my favourite. I'll look out for it.

Have a lovely weekend, B.Lizzy.



Posted: 04/10/2013 at 11:33

My chicken has been sitting on duck eggs for nearly four weeks and yesterday and overnight all six eggs hatched. She is so proud. My daughter said she's thinking ' I can't remember that night, I must have been p****d'.


Posted: 04/10/2013 at 11:29

Good morning all,

Sorry some aren't feeling well. Get better soon.

All this talk of cake is making me feel hungry. Can't wait 'til 4.30. will have to make something. Rock buns maybe.


Posted: 02/10/2013 at 11:10

I've got a plaque of Verdun on my house wall. I hope he dosen't think I've bee stalking him


Posted: 02/10/2013 at 11:07

Good morning all,

I feel different about Autumn now, Stacey. Although the colours are lovely it just seems as though everything is dying but your cab driver makes a lot of sense.



Posted: 02/10/2013 at 10:40

I've grown cobaea from seed for the first time this year so I'm encouraged that there is still time for the buds to open. They've had big buds for a few weeks now.     I live in Cornwall where it should be warmer and they are in a sheltered position.

I've grown one in a pot and there is only a tiny bud on that one but I'm hoping to over-winter it in the conservatory and plant it out next year

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