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Re: Gardening

Post by grammer » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:42 pm

Smoke it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
It looks like it might jump up and attack me at any minute- :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
could be carrying the dreaded Lurgie or something worse. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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Re: Gardening

Post by Dancer » Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:24 am

I purchased a couple of these at the weekend and they look really great on the patio .
They are good value at the discounted price but seeing the effect that they have in the garden.....
I would probably have paid full price .

https://www.homestoreandmore.ie/garden- ... nvt/065180


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Re: Gardening

Post by grammer » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:19 pm

The eldest's back garden still looks the bee's kness =must be 3/4 years now--
Still looks as new as the day he put it down-
It hasnt faded or grown an inch and never will :lol: :lol: :lol: it's artificial grass :lol: :lol:
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It looks so good he has put it down in the front as well. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Gardening

Post by Strum » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:28 pm

Cool stuff Grammer, my Brother put it down about 15 years ago and it's still in great nick considering he has two Dogs. :D



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Re: Gardening

Post by Strum » Mon May 09, 2016 8:50 pm

Strum wrote:Does anybody recognise what this is? It sprouted up about a month ago and the thing is I'm always planting nuts and other seeds I find so it could be anything. That's a close up, it's only about 1/12 inches high. :?:

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Remember this? This is what it has grown into. It survived the winter outdoors and has now just sprung up all of a sudden. Still no idea what it is???


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EDIT: I found out it's a Kalanchoe.

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Re: Gardening

Post by Zirco » Tue May 10, 2016 4:39 pm

Ah right...... wuu wuu
I was nowhere near it then......liking golden saxifrage or marsh pennywort. :roll: :roll:
Was waiting on a reply from a trainee horticulturalist.... :roll:
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Re: Gardening

Post by Strum » Tue May 10, 2016 4:43 pm

There you go Zirco. It must have come from a blow-in seed. ;)



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Re: Gardening

Post by Zirco » Thu May 26, 2016 2:03 pm

"The tyranny of grass"
So there I was, 47 years ago, newly married and a front and back garden to maintain. Unwittingly, aping my new neighbours, I put grass seed down and in no time at all the green stuff appeared out of the ground. And it's been there ever since. To keep it in some kind of order I attacked it regularly with the push mower and shears. It was a constant battle, and I came to dislike the grass.
Then, much later, I bought a power mower....a great help. But the edges were a real pain, the shears was the only implement to tackle the edges.
Then, much later, along came the strimmer. Hallelujah!!! etc. Salvation from the tyranny of grass. Er, no.
Four strimmers later, or is it five?, I've come to the conclusion that the strimmer is not up to the job. There is a design flaw with strimmers.......the plastic spool gets jammed, resulting in many stoppages to fix the spool. Many frustrating stoppages. Grrrrrrrrr.
Looking back, I shudda gotten rid of the dreaded grass. Some people love grass, I dislike grass.
Back to strimmers......anyone know of a powered gardening implement that is successful at removing grass around the edges?
Maybe I should just get rid of the grrrrrrass!!!
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Re: Gardening

Post by Sinead » Thu May 26, 2016 7:03 pm

Think of the birds, don't get rid of the grass. Get a long handled side shears they
are great for doing the edges. Cut the edges before doing the grass.

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Re: Gardening

Post by Strum » Thu May 26, 2016 7:07 pm

Sinead wrote:Get a long handled side shears they are great for doing the edges.

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That's what I was thinking of Zirco, very handy, good one Sinead. ;)



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Re: Gardening

Post by JENNY WREN » Fri May 27, 2016 1:46 am

hellllo loving my daughter emilys stone paintings they really brighten up the garden wuu

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Re: Gardening

Post by Zirco » Fri May 27, 2016 8:34 am

hellllo They are really lovely! She has a wonderful skill. I especially like the cat and the baby ladybird. Oh, and the ones with the antennae. :lol: wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Gardening

Post by Denis Cromie » Fri May 27, 2016 12:20 pm

Great stuff Jenny. Good to hear from you.



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Re: Gardening

Post by Strum » Fri May 27, 2016 1:16 pm

Wow they're fantastic Jenny, well done to your Daughter. :D



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Re: Gardening

Post by Toss » Fri May 27, 2016 4:14 pm

wuu wuu wuu wuu


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Re: Gardening

Post by Jemser » Fri May 27, 2016 4:22 pm

Really nice Jenny, great idea and a great talent. wuu


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Re: Gardening

Post by Snowhite » Mon May 30, 2016 7:07 pm

They are fantastic Jenny Wren.


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Re: Gardening

Post by Rocker » Tue May 31, 2016 9:50 am

Great talent.


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Re: Gardening

Post by grammer » Tue May 31, 2016 3:09 pm

Really nice Jenny.


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Re: Gardening

Post by grammer » Tue May 31, 2016 3:10 pm

I hope those of us who can are soaking up the sun in our back gardings :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Re: Gardening

Post by jabra » Tue May 31, 2016 6:16 pm

whats wrong with soaking up the sun in our front garden ???


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Re: Gardening

Post by Snowhite » Tue May 31, 2016 6:34 pm

Ah Jabra would have loved to sit all day in my front garden but I've been relegated to the back garden, as there are four shirtless hunks doing some work in the front garden and I wouldn't trust myself :lol: :lol: :lol: but I am having the odd sneaking peck through the curtains 8-) 8-)

Something like this ;) but by 4 wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu Hope this weather lasts and I may just find them something else to do :D

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Re: Gardening

Post by Rocker » Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:07 am

Snowhite wrote:Ah Jabra would have loved to sit all day in my front garden but I've been relegated to the back garden, as there are four shirtless hunks doing some work in the front garden and I wouldn't trust myself :lol: :lol: :lol: but I am having the odd sneaking peck through the curtains 8-) 8-)

Something like this ;) but by 4 wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu Hope this weather lasts and I may just find them something else to do :D

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Re: Gardening

Post by Dancer » Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:04 pm

Wouldn't you just love to have this in your back garden? I think it's fab !!
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Re: Gardening

Post by Rocker » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:27 pm

Love that set Dancer. Some people have great imagination. Beats boring plastic.


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