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  1. PeterS

    Brexit - am I stupid or what?

    Oh no it wasn't, it was much better when complaining about EU bans on home made insecticides and seed saving.I can see a real danger of a substantial proportion of the electorate feeling...
    Oh no it wasn't, it was much better when complaining about EU bans on home made insecticides and seed saving.I can see a real danger of a substantial proportion of the electorate feeling betrayed by by the mainstream political parties. It has already happened to the LibDems, and both the...
    Oh no it wasn't, it was much better when complaining about EU bans on home made insecticides and seed saving.I can see a real danger of a substantial proportion of the electorate feeling betrayed by by the mainstream political parties. It has...
    Oh no it wasn't, it was much better when complaining about EU bans on home made insecticides and seed saving.I can see a real danger of a substantial proportion of the electorate feeling...
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  2. Zigs
    Like x 8

    Making Leaf Mould

    My earlier reply mentioned, hawthorn and oak leaves, in particular. I also spoke about leaf raking etc in ancient woodlands. Why did I say what I did.Firstly and basically. Composting general...
    My earlier reply mentioned, hawthorn and oak leaves, in particular. I also spoke about leaf raking etc in ancient woodlands. Why did I say what I did.Firstly and basically. Composting general garden waste plus perhaps kitchen waste. This is a practice that has come about to. Make use of...
    My earlier reply mentioned, hawthorn and oak leaves, in particular. I also spoke about leaf raking etc in ancient woodlands. Why did I say what I did.Firstly and basically. Composting general garden waste plus perhaps kitchen waste. This is...
    My earlier reply mentioned, hawthorn and oak leaves, in particular. I also spoke about leaf raking etc in ancient woodlands. Why did I say what I did.Firstly and basically. Composting general...
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  3. shiney
    Like x 5

    Getting Older!

    Nite nite
    Nite nite
    Nite nite
    Nite nite
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  4. Sheal

    The effects of garden lighting?

    Agreed very interesting. Where I live, withing a couple of hundred yards of Eltham Palace. It is never totally dark. Val and I would often return home in the small wee hours, from Hampshire. ...
    Agreed very interesting. Where I live, withing a couple of hundred yards of Eltham Palace. It is never totally dark. Val and I would often return home in the small wee hours, from Hampshire. We'd often stand beside the car and listen to the plaintif song of a robin. Then the startled cry of...
    Agreed very interesting. Where I live, withing a couple of hundred yards of Eltham Palace. It is never totally dark. Val and I would often return home in the small wee hours, from Hampshire. We'd often stand beside the car and listen to the...
    Agreed very interesting. Where I live, withing a couple of hundred yards of Eltham Palace. It is never totally dark. Val and I would often return home in the small wee hours, from Hampshire. ...
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  5. ARMANDII
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME 2018

    :sad:California is a mess praying for all !!
    :sad:California is a mess praying for all !!
    :sad:California is a mess praying for all !!
    :sad:California is a mess praying for all !!
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  6. al n
    Like x 8

    What did you have for dinner?

    Tell him the we're sending him a Suit and, as an additional precaution, an accessory.........
    Tell him the we're sending him a Suit and, as an additional precaution, an accessory.........
    Tell him the we're sending him a Suit and, as an additional precaution, an accessory.........
    Tell him the we're sending him a Suit and, as an additional precaution, an accessory.........
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  7. Michael Hewett
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    Rhipsalis epiphytic cacti from Brazil

    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
    @longk I think that is possible. They grow in tropical forests around Rio de Janeiro so are not used as much heat and dry air as desert cacti.
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  8. Redwing
    Like x 4

    What Phone, What’s an Oldie to Do?

    To keep things simple I would go for a monthly contract . You do not buy a phone , it's price is included in your monthly cost . I would go for a Samsung phone ( Apple are very expensive ) ,...
    To keep things simple I would go for a monthly contract . You do not buy a phone , it's price is included in your monthly cost . I would go for a Samsung phone ( Apple are very expensive ) , Samsung are very good phones and very reliable . Virgin do a contract at £11 a month - phone + 1000...
    To keep things simple I would go for a monthly contract . You do not buy a phone , it's price is included in your monthly cost . I would go for a Samsung phone ( Apple are very expensive ) , Samsung are very good phones and very reliable ....
    To keep things simple I would go for a monthly contract . You do not buy a phone , it's price is included in your monthly cost . I would go for a Samsung phone ( Apple are very expensive ) ,...
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  9. hedgefog

    Recommendation for metal shed?

    Or you could sit inside the shed, with suitable supplies, and wait for them to arrive.......
    Or you could sit inside the shed, with suitable supplies, and wait for them to arrive.......
    Or you could sit inside the shed, with suitable supplies, and wait for them to arrive.......
    Or you could sit inside the shed, with suitable supplies, and wait for them to arrive.......
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  10. ARMANDII
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    Funny x 4

    WHAT'S YOUR WEATHER LIKE 2018

    I love your optimistic outlook on life @wiseowl, it brings cheer to us all! :thumbsup:A frosty start this morning and likely to continue as temperatures drop this weekend. Apart from that another lovely...
    I love your optimistic outlook on life @wiseowl, it brings cheer to us all! :thumbsup:A frosty start this morning and likely to continue as temperatures drop this weekend. Apart from that another lovely sunny day with no breeze at last. :SUNsmile: 9C/48F
    I love your optimistic outlook on life @wiseowl, it brings cheer to us all! :thumbsup:A frosty start this morning and likely to continue as temperatures drop this weekend. Apart from that another lovely sunny day with no breeze at last. :SUNsmile: 9C/48F
    I love your optimistic outlook on life @wiseowl, it brings cheer to us all! :thumbsup:A frosty start this morning and likely to continue as temperatures drop this weekend. Apart from that another lovely...
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  11. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S BUZZING OR FLYING NEAR YOU 2018

    Female Reed Bunting.
    Female Reed Bunting.
    Female Reed Bunting.
    Female Reed Bunting.
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  12. HarryS

    UK "Pop" Stars Rich List !

    It's only for us young uns Shiney :snorky:
    It's only for us young uns Shiney :snorky:
    It's only for us young uns Shiney :snorky:
    It's only for us young uns Shiney :snorky:
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  13. clanless
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    Goodbye lawn hello plan 1,2 or 3?

    This is the 'final' design - none of which appear above :scratch:.Cost was a large part of the decision - with this design no gravel or edging needed - same bedding area and I can add the gravel at a...
    This is the 'final' design - none of which appear above :scratch:.Cost was a large part of the decision - with this design no gravel or edging needed - same bedding area and I can add the gravel at a later stage.Just want to crack on with it now:
    This is the 'final' design - none of which appear above :scratch:.Cost was a large part of the decision - with this design no gravel or edging needed - same bedding area and I can add the gravel at a later stage.Just want to crack on with it now:
    This is the 'final' design - none of which appear above :scratch:.Cost was a large part of the decision - with this design no gravel or edging needed - same bedding area and I can add the gravel at a...
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  14. HarryS

    Purple Fuchsia ID ?

    Thanks all for the advice :blue thumb: @KFF spotted La Campanella , it is a very popular variety , available in most GC's . Just found it in my planting record from 2012 , ready for another basket planting in...
    Thanks all for the advice :blue thumb: @KFF spotted La Campanella , it is a very popular variety , available in most GC's . Just found it in my planting record from 2012 , ready for another basket planting in 2019 :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks all for the advice :blue thumb: @KFF spotted La Campanella , it is a very popular variety , available in most GC's . Just found it in my planting record from 2012 , ready for another basket planting in 2019 :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks all for the advice :blue thumb: @KFF spotted La Campanella , it is a very popular variety , available in most GC's . Just found it in my planting record from 2012 , ready for another basket planting in...
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  15. Marley Farley
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    NOVEMBER PHOTO COMP OPEN

    At Home For Autumn
    At Home For Autumn
    At Home For Autumn
    At Home For Autumn
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  16. ARMANDII
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    THE TATTIES THREAD 2018

    Cara for me, best all-rounder by far BUTKing Edwards for roasting Desiree for mash Maris Piper for chipsI just wish I had enough room to grow them all!
    Cara for me, best all-rounder by far BUTKing Edwards for roasting Desiree for mash Maris Piper for chipsI just wish I had enough room to grow them all!
    Cara for me, best all-rounder by far BUTKing Edwards for roasting Desiree for mash Maris Piper for chipsI just wish I had enough room to grow them all!
    Cara for me, best all-rounder by far BUTKing Edwards for roasting Desiree for mash Maris Piper for chipsI just wish I had enough room to grow them all!
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  17. music
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    A joke or two - 2017

    So there's these two blokes working for the Parks and Garden dept. And one day they're working away in the park, and there's this chap sat on't park bench watching them. After a while he gets...
    So there's these two blokes working for the Parks and Garden dept. And one day they're working away in the park, and there's this chap sat on't park bench watching them. After a while he gets curious, and goes up to the first bloke and says, " Why are you digging these holes, and then your mates...
    So there's these two blokes working for the Parks and Garden dept. And one day they're working away in the park, and there's this chap sat on't park bench watching them. After a while he gets curious, and goes up to the first bloke and says, "...
    So there's these two blokes working for the Parks and Garden dept. And one day they're working away in the park, and there's this chap sat on't park bench watching them. After a while he gets...
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  18. Annemieke
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  19. wavebuster
    Friendly x 3

    Sad sad news

    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as he seemed so intent on out fishing anyone on the boat with him. A good man and angler, may his rod...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as he seemed so intent on out fishing anyone on the...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as...
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  20. wiseowl
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    Members Roses 2018

    I don't have a problem growing them from cuttings @Mike Allen. It's keeping them alive when they have matured. I've tried them in pots and the ground without success. The only exception was...
    I don't have a problem growing them from cuttings @Mike Allen. It's keeping them alive when they have matured. I've tried them in pots and the ground without success. The only exception was 'Hawkshead' which I grew in a large pot.
    I don't have a problem growing them from cuttings @Mike Allen. It's keeping them alive when they have matured. I've tried them in pots and the ground without success. The only exception was 'Hawkshead' which I grew in a large pot.
    I don't have a problem growing them from cuttings @Mike Allen. It's keeping them alive when they have matured. I've tried them in pots and the ground without success. The only exception was...
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