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Gardening ......

Post by Who2 » Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:36 pm

And GQT.
Now I have always been a rubbish gardener, usually farm sized places or terrace type places.
Hayters, rotorvators & chain-saws or 'pot plants, hanging baskets & window boxes.
Here in sunny Egypt it's a whole new ball game, basil good, hollyhocks crap, huge-cactus's, rubbish roses, my lawn alone stands as an achievement to English tenacity.
NOW GQT, Gardeners question time Do they ever answer my question ?
Iv'e a better chance of winning on the Premium Bonds.
I reckon with 5.5 million British ex-pats living abroad that GQT is missing the point somewhat.
What with that pain in arris Durham 'bird ranting on in her accent, they need to broaden their horizons
literally.... :cool:
Ps and answer my bloody questions, I send enough of them.
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Re: Gardening ......

Post by Bullet Magnet » Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:54 pm

Looks nice though.. :up

Today, I have been outside planting Marigold's in the front and back garden.
Now, the plan is, that if these prove to be successful, then next year I will plant African and French Marigolds from seed's
instead of the dwarf Orange French marigold plants I just planted.

I once had a patch of our back garden when I was a kid. My Art teacher lent me his rotovator and gave me some red potato's to plant
then I added Lettuce, radishes, carrots and Tomato's. After that year, I left home, so I dont think anyone bothered after that.

I did one Saturday morning create borders on our front lawn, in an attempt to get my mother planting flowers again, which she did.
"Well Stocked Gardens" was the description the estate agent gave of out garden when the time came for the house to be sold... :cool:

Now I await with anticipation, my Sunday Dinner. Roast Lamb, Roast and boiled potatoes, and Brocolli and lots of gravy.... :eat
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Re: Gardening ......

Post by Scottishtourist » Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:52 pm

Who2 wrote:And GQT.
Now I have always been a rubbish gardener, usually farm sized places or terrace type places.
Hayters, rotorvators & chain-saws or 'pot plants, hanging baskets & window boxes.
Here in sunny Egypt it's a whole new ball game, basil good, hollyhocks crap, huge-cactus's, rubbish roses, my lawn alone stands as an achievement to English tenacity.
NOW GQT, Gardeners question time Do they ever answer my question ?
Iv'e a better chance of winning on the Premium Bonds.
I reckon with 5.5 million British ex-pats living abroad that GQT is missing the point somewhat.
What with that pain in arris Durham 'bird ranting on in her accent, they need to broaden their horizons
literally.... :cool:
Ps and answer my bloody questions, I send enough of them.
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Oh,my dear Who2.
You shoulda sent questions years ago to "Beechgrove Garden"or "Groundforce"
There was our Charlie Dymock,sweating buckets,digging and delving..and wearing t-shirt without a bra!!
Competitor for "Miss Wet T-shirt UK!"Would she answer your question?Who knows?
But George of Beechgrove Garden fame?
One lady once called him.She had unidentified plant in her garden.
He identified it as "trumpet"plant!Told her to "root it oot!"

P.s..I've never won on premium bonds either!x

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Re: Gardening ......

Post by Who2 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:37 pm

To 'hone my point: The most recent RAJAR figures show that over the course of a typical week over 1.4 million people catch at least 5 minutes of the programme - a figure that has remained essentially unchanged in the last 5 years.
Speaking as a full program listener, power & connection permitting, and as just 1 of 5.5 million British ex-pats I'm going to write again to the producers or start my own program.
Angry Greenfingers Ex Tunbridge Wells Esq:... :cool:
Ps; 5 minutes ? I know it's gone downhill but 5 minutes do British GQT listeners lead such busy lives ? I doubt that must dash, got to water the lawn....
Pss: Napoleon called us a nation of shopkeepers, but happily shopkeepers now all have 'tans. (and don't close & 7.00pm)
Someone important said "The UK was now a nation of gardeners, with an estimated 27 million enthusiasts. "That also say's over 26 million gardener's Don't listen to GQT....
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