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Latest posts by Tootles

New driveway=new bed :-)

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:26

A little tip on the window cleaning is to pop in the soil a small 'foot sized' tile or broken bit of slab. That way you have somewhere to stand without trending on your lovely plants. 

What a great project. Please can we see photos when done?

Dads are brilliant, and mums are pretty cool too...

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:05

Yep I am definitely very very lucky. 

Have been out to have another look this morning and am still in awe of how he did it!

i hope if I ever get to be a mum I'll be half as practical as they are! Definitely from a family of grafters.

Dads are brilliant, and mums are pretty cool too...

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 23:11

What is it about dads that makes them so amazing?  A 'delightful' little darling decided to throw a missile from the pub garden next to my back garden and smash a large sheet of glass in my greenhouse. Dad measured up, ordered the glass, collected it, paid for it and finally, despite me doubting it was humanly possible, fitted it! How on earth he got it in without taking the greenhouse apart is beyond me. I was convinced it wouldn't fit in. He is simply BRILLIANT!  Especially given he's 76 and has terrible arthritis in his hands too. 

My mum is beyond cool too. She just has a nack of making everything look lovely, clean, tidy and homely.  

I am one very lucky gardener x

 

Garden Sitcom Name.

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 23:01

I'm with bbcoaster - Bekkie Hughes your other half deserves a fan club! Brilliant!

Garden Sitcom Name.

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 22:00

Pollination, Pollination, Pollination! (sorry Kirsty and phil)!

Fab Gardening Programme

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 21:15

I feel like I've missed out for years now!! I love the combination of the presenters. The lady has a lovely soft accent. I've been watching it on my commute to work. I spotted a dog on the episode today so got my much valued pet fix! It's brill.

Fab Gardening Programme

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 05:50

Hi, I just wanted to share with those of you who'd love to see another gardening show on the telly. I discovered one called Beechgrove and it's absolutely brilliant. Thing is I think it's BBC Scotland. I can only find it on my iPhone and as I'm a bit of a technophobe I have no idea what channel on the normal telly that it would be on, or if indeed a normal telly can only pick it up if you live in Scotland. Anyhow, im sure those of you who are good at the internet could pick it up. Bbc I player I think. 

Sorry if this is a well known show (I must sound like a plonker for those who know the show well) but for those who like me had never heard of it, it's brilliant! Really interesting and basic gardening. For me, the content is loads more relevant than Gardeners World although I love monty, Nigel and carol! Definitely a place for both. 

Talkback: Five ways to eradicate weeds

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 19:18

What a fab idea. Thanks Wendy.

WEEDS

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 22:56

Ok, in for a penny....Roger Federer too! 

WEEDS

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 22:39

If we're going to drool please may I nominate John Hamm from Madmen?? Just saying!

Discussions started by Tootles

Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Has Gonzalo visited? 
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Last Post: 23/10/2014 at 14:22

Aerating the lawn - fab old tool...

But how far do I need to stick it in (oooh matron!)... 
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Last Post: 29/09/2014 at 18:02

Potato berry???

Never seen this before... 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 22:48

When and which plants in pots to but in the greenhouse over winter...

Which ones need protecting? 
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Last Post: 23/09/2014 at 09:54

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Last Post: 15/09/2014 at 11:31

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 09:09

Random question but why....

Oh why oh why.... 
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Last Post: 18/09/2014 at 14:03

Dads are brilliant, and mums are pretty cool too...

So much help! 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 13:55

Fab Gardening Programme

Little discovery 
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Last Post: 02/09/2014 at 22:29

The day ahead.

Can't wait for home time! 
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Last Post: 27/08/2014 at 20:48

Doesn't it get dark early?!

Quick, autumn is a-coming! 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 22:04

Passion flower

Do I need to prune it? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 19:07

What a lovely smell!

Sweet scent of stocks. 
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Last Post: 10/08/2014 at 16:11

A few random questions...

Getting the basics right (or at least learning to!) 
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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 10:15

Well I'll be pickled!

Quick, buy shares in Vinegar! 
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