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Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:47
Hiya brum
Don't do a lot in annuals ...perennials more important now but cosmos, heliotrope, sweet peas.
Got lettuce, peas and shallots under way and will get in carrots, spring onions, Beetroot etc ASAP
For first time I'm trying onion plants.....buying them in as growing plants and expecting them any day.
I usually sow seeds at Xmas but no time this year.
From previous posts I think others are trying plants too so it would be good to compare
Well, maybe not really excited about tomatoes.....but am looking forward to it. Ha ha


Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:15
Hello dad.


Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:13
Still got bit of lurgy but spring today and even better EXCITED. only shouting cos I am. I'll be asking for advice about my tomatoes soon. Going to grow best ever during this hot summer to come

Non Support of Poor Companies

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:09
Mummy muddy paws what a load of pure common sense neatly bringing this thread to an end.
Diplomatic, tactical, sensible, kindly, knowledgeable and precise. Mummy, can I have my sweets now?

What Is Going On With Site??

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:01
Whatever, whomever, all is well now Thanks everybody

Cosmos problems!

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 15:29
Oh, and try to rotate. I turn my plants regularly to ensure good growth.

Non Support of Poor Companies

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 14:21
I have to say its only been recently that i realised capital letters means shouting on the forum. I know when I used capitals it was to emphasise points made.
I understand the frustration of macks-boy....he aired this correctly here only to be told he is "shouting".
Because capital letters are used it does not mean, and should not be seen as, shouting and we fellow gardeners should empathise instead.

"less is more" macks-boy. To complain is correct. Complain to the manager or ask to speak to someone in take responsibility. Express disappointment, never anger. Also realise those persons you complain to are ordinary people too just doing their jobs. I'm pretty good at it now....only because being angry was how I used to behave myself in my younger days and realised it doesnt really work. Also I have been involved with CAB among others etc and have learned that FIRM.....oops! shouting again!.....diplomatic, tactful complaints are more effective. We all learn in life, but too many letters, emails etc would likely be ignored, macks-boy, unfortunately.
I would write again....just one more THE MANAGER. Express your disappointment with their service, accept you may have over-reacted but feel let down by T & M. Their replacement arrived too late. The effective phrase to use is "unfit for purpose". Ask that the manager reinforces your faith in T & M by addressing this issue more favourably.
Good luck macks-boy. Let us know how you get on, ok?

Various dead plants

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 13:48
Could be though Geoff

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 13:46
Tina, you mean my sneezing may not be fatal? I've looked it up online under fatal diseases and I'm not sure.
I will look after myself ..nearly sneezed then
As spike Milligan said on his headstone....."I told you I was ill"
Happymarion, some people laugh at anything but it only shows their ignorance

Cosmos problems!

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 13:38

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