Latest posts by Verdun

Thorny prickly fast growing bush

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 17:46

Audi, don't think you meed a double thickness.

berberis darwinii would be perfect. Impenetrable, dense, evergreen, fast growing, and very attractive in spring with its orange flowers.  Blue berries too.  responds well to pruning.  

Starting off as Seedlings

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 15:56

Newboy onions from seed are always the biggest and best.  Traditionally sown at xmas time.  So perfect timing for onions.  

parsley......sow in heat first though

lettuce will germinate and do well now.

peas can be sown in a few weeks.....first earlies 


Posted: 26/12/2015 at 13:16

I'm assuming spade  Welshonion.  

What do you want to use it for Jason?

Christmas Present Fail

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 13:12

Oh, that's a shame.  Shall I start a thread calling for a whip round for you Frankie?  I will claim 10% agent's fee .  will have to make sure he/she doesn't lose out then 

Anyone still full

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:57

Is that you flumpy?  No, can't is, isn't it? 

Christmas Present Fail

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:55

Timely advice pp.

do you think you lost out on presents?  what day were you born?  Xmas day? 

Anyone still full

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:39

Yea....but nice flumpy.  You know it's good for you 

Christmas Present Fail

Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:37

Lily, when you grow a beard you will realise after shave is never applied to it.  A beard has porridge, crisps, gravy, tomato sauce, milk, peanuts,,cheese, oranges, chocolate and donuts permanently mixed in anyway 


Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:31

Yorkie lady...simple really but let me whisper it (I get into red hot water saying things like this......but I don't really care )

woodlice like to hide under pots, stones, slabs etc.  I have several pots around my home and every week or so I check under them and simply squash them.  They will be there, esp in spring and summer.  You can even put pots etc there to attract them.  Very effective and will control your woodlice

I called on a lady who was at her wit's end with woodlice entering her bungalow.  I popped in a few times to squash them.  Problem solved and she herself continued the regime 

don't worry excessively about them in the garden though.....they deserve to live, don't they?, but not where we live 


Posted: 26/12/2015 at 12:25

Sad that little-ann.  

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