Latest posts by SwissSue

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 08:24


Golden Bamboo

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:38

Jack, this internet page from Homebase explains how tall and how wide it will grow and advises a barrier.


Epsom Salts

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 19:25

Nope, only pharmacy portions available, 200 gr for £2.50! Will check pharmacy here, they may have it and as said earlier on, you don't need much, so it will have to do.

Epsom Salts

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 19:21

Thanks for the link, Dove, but I think postage from USA to Switzerland would cost a fortune. Will go and have a look on Amazon Germany, they might have it.

Rotavator to tame paddock? Will it work?

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 12:26

This isn't a joke, but if the paddock is fenced, could you "borrow" a goat from somewhere, they will eat up anything, from thistles to brambles!?

Attacking pampas

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 11:14

Thanks for the info Bob. Mine is behind the pond and has about 3 feet each side to grow into. By the time it gets too big, I probably won't be around anymore!

Epsom Salts

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 11:00
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

or most good garden centres 

What an amazing amount of garden goodies you can get in the UK, and so cheap too, I do envy you. Can't get half the things like that here! Still, at least Tomato Fertilizer is available, got to be grateful for small mercies!

Attacking pampas

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 09:12

I have a question re pampas grass too. I planted one last year, it has one "flower" and is about 25cm across. Do I cut the lot down now or just leave it until it gets bigger?


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 07:50
Verdun wrote (see)

Well done Swiss sue.  Better late than never but you sound a nice lady who gave Brumbull the benefit of the doubt

Goodnight Sue 

Good morning everyone!

Have never, ever felt such a fool before! I knew he was a bit unusual, but never dreamt it would come to this! I sincerely hope he can be stopped before he does any more damage, my ignore button has been activated too.

I don't post much on here, but I enjoy reading about all your activities and all the tips and information on plants etc. and in particular all the lovely photos.

Have a sunny day everyone and keep up the good work.


Posted: 21/02/2014 at 23:30

Sorry Brumbull, but you've overdone it now by changing your name as you have! I was prepared to give you the benefit of the doubt, but I now realize that you are a just nasty little unspeakable and I will no longer waste any time on you! Please don't bother to contact me, I will move you to Junk!

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