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Latest posts by Rodgy-dodge

Moon Garden Suggestions....

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 20:44

I'm sure they are perennial and stay in the ground


Seaweed Feed

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:49

Do you know I live two miles from the sea and never used the stuff! shame on me...this weekend I think we'll take a trip to the beach to see what I can gather. I do comphrey tea at 1:9 if thats any good!

Evergreen shrub suggestions

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:38

Box for shape maybe!

Moon Garden Suggestions....

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:35

oooo I bought some white alliums the other week, I know it may be too late for this year as mine are now going to seed but they are really tall....just a minute I'll go ahve a look at their name.............................Mount Everest

holly tree

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:28

Mine shed this time of year, then you'll get loads of new growth, I've grown mine like lolly pops I dug one up last year when we where building and its in a pot thriving, usually they don't like to be moved!

Iris Flower Stalks

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:26

Cheers chaps/chapesses

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 18:20

Aw thanks for sharing your experience nikki, I supose I should be thankful that they are not noisy all the time. My sister had an experience similar to your own. This week her neighbours got evicted! her troubles have been going on for over 2 years with death threats against them. So yes I thank my lucky stars I haven't got it as bad as some. all I want is to drown out her horrible voice when she decides to sit right next to us on her extended patio. I'm busy pricing up the componants for one of these water blade waterfalls. which will  look good in my garden and hopefully affect her bladder!

hmmm fr liquid comfrey sounds just the ticket I might just water my plants with it next time I'm out there  although I do sit in that area too

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 17:11

Kef I know exactly what your saying...Its seems when I write that I have excuses for all suggestions. I did throw an olive branch about a month ago. It was 2.30 in the morning and there was an awful disturbance next door. She was screaming like a banshee at her Son and Husband. The worse I've ever heard them. The next morning her builder came knocking at my door, he said that he'd heard we'd had a disturbing night of which I replied 'yes' then he asked me if I'd go and see if she was alright...I was the last person she wanted to see that morning, but knowing it had been a bad fight i sighed, gritted my teeth and the next minute stood at her front door. Her face was a picture of dread, like i said I was the last person she needed to see. I found myself asking her if she would like to come in for a coffee. Now I vowed that hell would freeze over before she would ever set a foot in my door! now she's sat pouring her heart out for two hours. I thought we'd sorted our differences, I was so wrong, I've even passed pleasentries over the fence! but if she clocks me first she puts her head down and makes a sharp exit. I'm now under the impression she jumped at the chance (even under the circumstances) of coming into my house because she wanted to see if hers was better than mine! I was being sincere and genuinely felt sorry for her. Now I feel like I was a fool.

My hubby summed her up its like she's raising her elbows and trying to push us out the way with her brashness. She once told me she was bullied, I do believe she has turned into one herself.

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 16:56

 Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Which way does the prevailing wind blow?  What about a smokey BBQ or Chiminea 


west normally! my sister suggested that, but anything I buy she has to go out and get a better one! here's a great example: I bought some twinkly solar lights for a few of my bushes, next minute I look guess who has them in hers? so when she was nosing against the fence I randomly ssaid to my husband "oh I'm having those lights off them bushes they look cheap, can I have some of those designer posts?" would you believe it she had the electrician in last week putting in garden post lights!

Something to block out sound of neighbours voice!

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 16:51

Thank you Salino, thats so sad, its no wonder that our society is breaking down. People just don't have the respect for others like they used to. Its every man for himself with most people and b****r everyone else! I can't see them ever moving on they have just spent way over the odds having their house extended all because she couldn't stand the thought of me having a bigger kitchen. Oh no she had to go bigger at the back and wider and taller. I know it may come across sour grapes, but honestly it isn't. We only ever wanted to extend the small 11' x 6' kitchen we had. Both our sons have left home leaving only us two but our kitchen has only ever been tiny and thought when the family came round it would be nice to have that kitchen diner area to socialise. our extension will maybe have cost us £18,000 approx we project managed it ourselves, they on the other hand have had a builder build them a double story extension to the side as well as a huge kitchen diner on the back. If the Quote they gave us for the front garden wall is anything to go by they must have spent around £100,000 on their house. They will never be able to command that back on their value as a semi in these parts will only command what the going rate is for the area. they will be in negitive equity otherwise. This is a fact we got from the local estate agents when we were in the planning stages of our extension. So I think we're stuck with them!

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