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B&Q M.Purpose Compost Issues.

Posted: 15/06/2013 at 15:58

Dovefromabove, my complaint was sent on to one of their technical experts who rang me at home to discuss the problems.  You are quite correct to say the store manager was not an expert in compost; he didn't claim to be!

B&Q M.Purpose Compost Issues.

Posted: 15/06/2013 at 09:37

Would it not be more constructive if you took a sample (or the remains of the bag) back to the store and complained directly to the store manager?  If nobody make a formal complaint nothing will be done about it.

I think you would be very lucky to get anything for consequential loss as the store cannot have knowledge of your gardening competence, but you should have your money back and a voucher.  I did a couple of years ago.

Also mention that you use messageboards, as the companies don't like adverse publicity.

Slug killer on edibles advice needed

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 17:47

Certainly don't throw the plants away.  If it's dry go outside and brush any pellets off the plants on to the soil and wash anything you pick.

In future read the pack.  It is not necessary to put lots of pellets down.  They can be pretty widely scattered.

Good nice looking water butt advice?

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:43

Aren't I the lucky one, the Wickes ones are cheap and efficient!


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:40

Sorry BrummieBen it is illegal to trap a wild animal and release it in the wild anywhere.  And what makes you think the people 50 miles away want your urban fox?


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:36

Just scatter the seeds where you will.  It is one self-seeder I welcome as you can easily pull out those plants you don't want.


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 13:09

I've looked on the RHS site, and nowhere does it mention copper or Epsom Salts as a treatment for blackspot.  Has there been wrong advice or misunderstanding?

Good nice looking water butt advice?

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 12:56

Have you explored what your water supplier has to offer?  Wickes sell cheap water diverters to fit in your down-pipes.

Identifying beneficial insect larvae

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 12:54

There is a cheap Collins Gem book in that Bookshop in the Sky.  I have not seen it but the whole series of their books are pretty reliable.

Wild flowers not now mowed down

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 12:48

People also seem to have a desire to cut the verges outside their houses?  Why?

They are probably the same people who applaud the councils for cutting country verges, and banks, orchids, bluebells and all.

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