Hi GuysJust a quick couple of questions - what strimmer line do you all use?? Which one works the best for which situation??I currently have a new-ish Stihl strimmer and use it mainly for clearing…Continue
Pet hates in no particular order: Litter especially plastic bags
Dog poo in bags that gets left lying all over the place and never decomposes, why bother picking it up if you are't going to dispose of it responsibly.....
Drivers that cut…"
I too like Rowly am a member of the Gardeners Guild. I have the RHS level 2 in Horticulture and also the NPTC sprayers licence. I also have a full sized allotment and have had my own garden for the last 28 years. Generally as Rowly says…"
"Hi all I took and passed the RHS level 2 certificate in Horticulture in 2009. Day release for an academic school year. Far, far too much emphasis on Plant Botany, Photosynthesis, Osmosis, Transpiration etc, etc etc and very few practical lessons.…"
I've seen quite a fewTamarisk, Tamarix tetrandra, it is a large, wind resistant shrub that makes a great hedge or specimen tree for sandy soil on the coast.
Exposure: Full sun Hardiness: Hardy Soil type: Well-drained/light,…"
Avoid Sage like the plague.. as far as I am concerned. I used Sage Instant Accounts for a number of years in a previous job, it is overcomplicated and very unforgiving, with double entry book-keeping. Not heard of Quickbooks..
"I had a beautful Frisia in my garden up until about 4 years ago when the leaves became covered with brown splotches and dropped before the end of the Summer. The following year I pruned it back really hard and the tree grew again, despite the fact…"
Try Evergreen Exterior Services Ltd, 21 Croydon Lane, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 3BW - Horticultural Nurseries - Wholesale, for plants. You have to be Trade to join them but it's free. I think they are the biggest wholesaler, or one of…"
"Visited Clandon Park, National Trust property, near Guildford, Surrey today with some like minded gardeners. Really good parterre filled with Rudbeckia's, Marigolds and Sunflowers. Nice pleached Hazel's too. Good lunch with cake.Yay!! Back…"
2mm line is a problem as its mostly for electric and small petrol strimmers, most of the "round" line is ok for gentle duties, sometimes it welds itself together inside the strimmer head.
I am only doing garden maintenance with…"