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Serious! Really

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 21:07

Anyone remember the likely lads?    Loved that.  And the spike Milligan shows....was it Q8?  

And top of the pops......sorry tainted now by saville ....but it was the must see show. ,juke box jury, dated now of course, but good. 


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 21:01

Matty, yes woottens really are,top notch.   ,I buy from Ashwoods too for hellebores but  woottens are excellent for those too.  I had a yellow variety last year...ordered it few months before for,sprimg delivery.  It came in a 5 litre instead of 3 litre because plant I wanted was unavailable in the smaller size.  Same price, just huge and wonderful flowers.  They tell you day before when it's coming.  No GC will sell that quality.

Allotment Max, send that crumble my way!  

Busy, not going anywhere it here 


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 20:12

Oooooooo!  Thanks fidget.  Dont  tell anyone else tho.  

Front garden revamp - before and after photos

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 20:09

Glad to help Bob.  I think the whole thing will look sensational 


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 20:02

Bob, yes Woottens is excellent. Had great hellebores from them too. ,always perfectly packed large quality plants. will be fine.  


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 17:37

That's great punkdoc. Not because of you but I considered leaving the forum too.  

Orange Tree Care

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 15:04

My only experience of citrus is with lemons.  I,have a lemon tree that produces lemons.  My second year with it.

Ngcards, it looks like over watering to me.  Have you had it long?  Maybe its still adjusting to the move and change in conditions.  Amd agree with flowerimg rose, it won't like central heating if you have it on

Currently my lemon is outside in a pot and has thrived.  It enjoys being outside in the summer red spider for example....and indoors in winter.  Mine will stay outside for few weeks yet.  A citrus feed now and then but not too much water over winter I think. Lovely flower scent.  Nice lemons. 


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:54

Rabbits, pottie, used to be a bit of a problem for me.  Mostly my garden is walled but the odd rabbit used to come in from next door's open garden.  I put in a discreet chicken wire fence that is now obscured by plamts.  No more rabbits.

My dear  old dog, spike, used to catch them ...never kill them.  It's not his way.....and gently hold them in his mouth and I would take them to the Towans behind me.  Once a rabbit got Imto my back garden and hid in my pea patch.  I quickly assembled a square of cloche sheets around the peas....the silly bunny just stayed in there whilst I did that!.....and then I looked for him.  Nowhere to be seen. At last, there he was nestled in bottom corner, same colour as the soil, and absolutely still.  Again, he was destined to the Towans.  Why did the Almighty create such loveable gentle creatures to be such pests?  


Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:38

Hiya fairy. Think punkdoc will hang around...hope so.  He has  become important here now 

No way to break up that concrete?  Can it lever out?  

Front garden revamp - before and after photos

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 14:33

Maybe a white flowerimg almond Bob?  Saw an avenue of these and they looked sensational 

Yep time amd money spent on preparation is the key to thriving plants    Love to see a picture when plants are in

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