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by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 11, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Walled Kitchen Garden TV series
Replies: 18
Views: 4151

Hello Barney, i must admit after seeing the series the lost gardens of Heigan and aiso the victorian kitchen garden i was absolutely smitten. I got down to Cornwall last year to see Heligan gardens, but i was a little disappointed with the kitchen gardens. I thought they would be immaculate, but i f...
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We Love Allan Weekend
Replies: 35
Views: 5803

Glad she's going round your house then Lizzie, sounds like she costs a fortune to feed and water.
I wonder if her ears are burning.

Kind regards a tight fisted Old Herbaceous.

Theres no fool like an old fool.
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 11, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Domino Planting
Replies: 28
Views: 6884

I stil sow my peas in the shuffled dominoe way, take out a drill six'' wide two in''deep, then just sprinkle the peas along the drill. By the time there ready for picking they have forgot they were not spaced at even distances. I still get a fair crop of peas. Kind regards an uncomplicated Old Herba...
by oldherbaceous
Tue Apr 11, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: We Love Allan Weekend
Replies: 35
Views: 5803

See Grocks puter is playing up again, just think if her tv went wrong as well, when Allan is on. I bet she would be like a woman possesed.

Kind regards Old Herbaceous.

Theres no fool like an old fool.
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 10, 2006 7:26 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Free seeds?
Replies: 16
Views: 2670

No i don't know where you could get any free seeds from. And if i did i would keep it to myself Catbud. And yes i do think you are being cheeky just like me.

Kind regards a very cheeky Old Herbaceous.

THERES NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL.
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Automatic window opening
Replies: 16
Views: 3022

Chantal when you see the postman struggling up your garden path you will know he or she has got your electric bill.

Kind regards a very jovial Old Herbaceous.

We will always get some sort of weather.
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:53 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: so so happy!
Replies: 12
Views: 2334

Yes it is Catbud, and once the gardening bug has got you, it has normaly got you for life. Hence my name.

Kind regards Old Herbaceous.

Theres no fool like an old fool.

P.S hope you get as much enjoyment out of gardening as i have over the years.
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Potato King, just for one day.
Replies: 11
Views: 2260

Ironing whats that, the only time i have ever touched an iron was when i was about four years old. I picked one of those old flat irons of a range and burnt my hand, that was enough for me. You must get a lot of ironing if all your chairs are heaped Johnboy, since you live in a thirteen bedroomed ca...
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 09, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: YIPPEE.
Replies: 6
Views: 1327

Thanks for the kind words my little piglets, the money is in the post.

Kind regards a smiling Old Herbaceous.

When i'm not fishing i'm mending my nets.
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 09, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Automatic window opening
Replies: 16
Views: 3022

I knew all that helpful advice would confuse the old girl.

Kind regards the cheeky Old Herbaceous.

To many cooks spoil the broth.
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 09, 2006 3:08 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The sun is shining, the sky is blue...
Replies: 17
Views: 2909

Dear Chantal, i think we will all be a bit overwhelmed with the amount of planting out and other numerous jobs we have got left to do this year. I'm sure we will catch up in the end though. Hope you got a nice lot done on your allotment today. Kind regards a very busy Old Herbaceous. Where there's a...
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: YIPPEE.
Replies: 6
Views: 1327

Mr and Mrs P,wish i was only 35. And i am a fine fellow of a man. Mrs p probaly thought to the contrary because of my kind nature coming out in my writing, ha ha.

Kind regards a silly Old Herbaceous.

Theres no fool like an old fool.

P.S Wish i was coming to Malvern we would have a scream.
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: YIPPEE.
Replies: 6
Views: 1327

YIPPEE.

Just been to wind the church clock up, popped in to the allotments and i've actually got a row of carrots coming through that are in the open and not covered over. Could this really mean spring has sprung. Anyone else got anything coming up thats not under cover. Piglet is it right that your opening...
by oldherbaceous
Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: The old honesty box
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

Thanks to one and all for the support and very kind words. I have passed them all on to my mum and she is very grateful. By the way she is going to continue with her stall. Mrs P we do have a lovely village fete but my mum helps with the refreshments as mums do. Thanks again. Kind regards Old Herbac...
by oldherbaceous
Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: NON INVASIVE METHOD OF GROWING HORSERADISH
Replies: 15
Views: 3586

Well Johnboy, firstly glad you had a super day yesterday. And you deserve all those nice comments that people sent in. Do you ever bump your halo on the door frame, only joking. Your horseradish boxes sound brilliant and i think i will give them ago. How on earth did you think of that. Do you think ...

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