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Gardener come.....

Posted: 01/02/2014 at 19:46

....just wondered what kind of day jobs the lovely gardening folk on here have. I'm a gardener-come-surveyor. I build warehouses and factories for a living. If you're happy to share, what do you do......?

 

Clematis

Posted: 01/02/2014 at 19:42

 Thanks Bob. I'm not sure I'm patient enough to wait for  a whole year before I plant these fellows out though! I will defo pot them on tomorrow morning in deep pots. I listen to bbc radio Nottingham on Sunday morning. Fab gardening slot from 9-10am! Makes the working week bearable!   

Seed compost

Posted: 01/02/2014 at 15:52

I've found seed compost to be a bit too heavy in the past. Mind, that is probably because of me being an over eager waterer!  

Clematis

Posted: 01/02/2014 at 15:49

Thanks obelisk. When do you think I should plant them out. I was thinking March time? Is it likely that I'll get flowers on them this year?

Clematis

Posted: 01/02/2014 at 15:28

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 They've arrived! We'll packaged albeit the pots are small. They look healthy though. It cost £17 for these four. I went for bees jubilee, early sensation, dr ripples and duchess of Edinburgh. Will let you know how they do. I'm going to put them in the greenhouse until the weather picks up. Might pot them on too before going outside.

Cats in Gardens

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 20:21

I abhor the aggression that is displayed here. Perhaps it isn't intentional, but it really is unnecessary. With so many contradictions and nonsensical comments there is absolutely no point in responding with anything other than a gentle request to plead for folk to please try and be nicer to all who share this little planet of ours. You'll feel better for it, honest!

I'll say no more.

Over and out from me on this thread X

If I catch 'em I swear I'll bury 'em.....

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 19:49

Well said Brumbull. Live and let live people.  

So upsetting to read some of these comments. 

What's the best type of greenhouse

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 11:28

I hadn't thought of lighting a sulphate candle Brumbull. Great idea! I'll copy that if I may, thanks. I was quite surprised at how much more light comes in after cleaning the glass. I felt a wee bit guilty for disturbing the odd spider though! Far too soft for my own good!

Good luck with the hunt Geof3. I hope you find a good un. Now is a great time of year as I found a couple of good ones being sold as people approach a spring clean. I also found a couple listed on ebay by garden centres who we're looking to get rid of old stock.

What's the best type of greenhouse

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 09:25

I spent all last weekend giving it a good clean. The glass is now sparkling and I'm ready to get stuck in with my pottering! 

What's the best type of greenhouse

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 08:39

....couldn't agree with you more Brumbull. Especially useful for tea drinking, biscuit dunking and radio listening in too

Discussions started by Tootles

Courgette questions!

Sorry about the Benny hill style photo.... 
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Last Post: 01/07/2014 at 16:31

What do you do with garlic?

Do you dry it out? 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 20:42

Baby pigeon

Did I do the right thing? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2014 at 15:21

I want to gag!!

How do I get it off my hands...? 
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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 06:16

Bbc Gardeners World Live at the NEC - humph!

Hidden extras.... 
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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 13:52

Is this Elderflower?

And is anyone an Elderflower guru? 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 19:54

Sunflowers

Will they grow in pots? 
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Last Post: 25/05/2014 at 15:13

Naughty Frost!

Tatie tips look tinged.... 
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Last Post: 08/05/2014 at 20:06

Hurry up Friday!

I'm missing you! 
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Last Post: 02/05/2014 at 20:56

Geum?

Or have I planted weeds?! 
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Last Post: 28/04/2014 at 13:24

Rhubarb blues...

Stumpy stalks.... 
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Last Post: 24/04/2014 at 19:44

Do you know if rootstock can be purchased?

Garden centres or just online? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 21:47

Aye up - the other half wants a go!

Apple crumble in a few years? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2014 at 12:54

Soggy Discentra

Root purchased from wilko's 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 20:15

Beetroot

Is it too early to put these babies outside? 
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Last Post: 07/04/2014 at 13:26
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