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  1. The Muppet Show

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  2. NigelJ
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    WHATS YOUR WEATHER LIKE 2020

    Sunny and breezy until late afternoon. The rain clouds gathered again and eventually opened. 18C/64F
    Sunny and breezy until late afternoon. The rain clouds gathered again and eventually opened. 18C/64F
    Sunny and breezy until late afternoon. The rain clouds gathered again and eventually opened. 18C/64F
    Sunny and breezy until late afternoon. The rain clouds gathered again and eventually opened. 18C/64F
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  3. Jiffy
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME 2020

    Good try Pete.
    Good try Pete.
    Good try Pete.
    Good try Pete.
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  4. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    ..... Being thoroughly spoilt!l!l One of my gifts from friends was an Olive Tree..so I'll be seeking advice from you all as I haven't the foggiest on growing one.Thanks everyone for making my...
    ..... Being thoroughly spoilt!l!l One of my gifts from friends was an Olive Tree..so I'll be seeking advice from you all as I haven't the foggiest on growing one.Thanks everyone for making my day so special ( I had been secretly dreading it ...the 1st of anything is the hardest ) and a extra...
    ..... Being thoroughly spoilt!l!l One of my gifts from friends was an Olive Tree..so I'll be seeking advice from you all as I haven't the foggiest on growing one.Thanks everyone for making my day so special ( I had been secretly dreading it...
    ..... Being thoroughly spoilt!l!l One of my gifts from friends was an Olive Tree..so I'll be seeking advice from you all as I haven't the foggiest on growing one.Thanks everyone for making my...
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  5. ricky101
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    Corona Virus Treatment

    They might, possibly :whistle:, reduce it by a pound.
    They might, possibly :whistle:, reduce it by a pound.
    They might, possibly :whistle:, reduce it by a pound.
    They might, possibly :whistle:, reduce it by a pound.
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  6. ARMANDII
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    After Brexit - am I stupid or what?

    So they have agreed on something :blue thumb: :heehee:
    So they have agreed on something :blue thumb: :heehee:
    So they have agreed on something :blue thumb: :heehee:
    So they have agreed on something :blue thumb: :heehee:
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  7. Fat Controller
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    Announcement - Deeply Sad News

    Sad loss. But a wonderful God given promise that. All those in the memorial tombs will hgear his voice and come out.Bec's we look dorward to being reunited in the future. xx
    Sad loss. But a wonderful God given promise that. All those in the memorial tombs will hgear his voice and come out.Bec's we look dorward to being reunited in the future. xx
    Sad loss. But a wonderful God given promise that. All those in the memorial tombs will hgear his voice and come out.Bec's we look dorward to being reunited in the future. xx
    Sad loss. But a wonderful God given promise that. All those in the memorial tombs will hgear his voice and come out.Bec's we look dorward to being reunited in the future. xx
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  8. Logan
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    programmes to watch

    I've been watching this, it's a bit weird but good. It's on BBC one Sunday at 9pm
    I've been watching this, it's a bit weird but good. It's on BBC one Sunday at 9pm
    I've been watching this, it's a bit weird but good. It's on BBC one Sunday at 9pm
    I've been watching this, it's a bit weird but good. It's on BBC one Sunday at 9pm
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  9. wiseowl
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    The Kindness of the Younger generation

    Having three sons two of which wear baseball caps a lot, not because they are thugs but because one started thinning hair line at around 21 (like his dad) so shaved his hair off he said it was...
    Having three sons two of which wear baseball caps a lot, not because they are thugs but because one started thinning hair line at around 21 (like his dad) so shaved his hair off he said it was because his job as a mechanic it saved him getting oil in his hair... yeah yeah and the other is...
    Having three sons two of which wear baseball caps a lot, not because they are thugs but because one started thinning hair line at around 21 (like his dad) so shaved his hair off he said it was because his job as a mechanic it saved him getting...
    Having three sons two of which wear baseball caps a lot, not because they are thugs but because one started thinning hair line at around 21 (like his dad) so shaved his hair off he said it was...
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  10. wiseowl
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    Brexit -am I stupid or what

    Well, I think this is the end of the road for this particular Titled Thread since it was first started by @PeterS on 16 December 2017 because when I post this one onto the GC Forum we will have...
    Well, I think this is the end of the road for this particular Titled Thread since it was first started by @PeterS on 16 December 2017 because when I post this one onto the GC Forum we will have formally left the EU. I don't think Peter, or any of us, thought the Thread would last as long as...
    Well, I think this is the end of the road for this particular Titled Thread since it was first started by @PeterS on 16 December 2017 because when I post this one onto the GC Forum we will have formally left the EU. I don't think Peter, or any...
    Well, I think this is the end of the road for this particular Titled Thread since it was first started by @PeterS on 16 December 2017 because when I post this one onto the GC Forum we will have...
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  11. Jenny namaste
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    Electricity Charges Exorbitant 2020

    Just been on the Brit Gas site, they say they are welcoming customers from Breeze Energy.Apparently Breeze Energy have "gone up the swanny" and the customers have been passed on to british gas...
    Just been on the Brit Gas site, they say they are welcoming customers from Breeze Energy.Apparently Breeze Energy have "gone up the swanny" and the customers have been passed on to british gas by Ofgem. Far too many tin pot energy companies around for my liking.:biggrin:
    Just been on the Brit Gas site, they say they are welcoming customers from Breeze Energy.Apparently Breeze Energy have "gone up the swanny" and the customers have been passed on to british gas by Ofgem. Far too many tin pot energy companies...
    Just been on the Brit Gas site, they say they are welcoming customers from Breeze Energy.Apparently Breeze Energy have "gone up the swanny" and the customers have been passed on to british gas...
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  12. ARMANDII
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    ARMANDII'S LAST AMBLE FOR A WHILE

    @clanless not to worry He's Back and Ambling again!
    @clanless not to worry He's Back and Ambling again!
    @clanless not to worry He's Back and Ambling again!
    @clanless not to worry He's Back and Ambling again!
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  13. Marley Farley
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    NEW PHOTO COMP..,

    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
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  14. Verdun
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    Any news about ARMANDII?

    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
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  15. Fat Controller
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    Every day is a bonus, and today..........

    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
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  16. Fat Controller
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    A note to all of our friends from the Admin Team

    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of explanation, and reassurance as to what our stance is...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
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  17. Fat Controller
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    The supermarket savings thread (2020)

    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of bakery products left unsold and put 2 or 3 tall,...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
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  18. Marley Farley
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    2018 NEW rules and Protocols please read

    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social Media. Please note that it is policy for the Admin Team...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
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  20. SimonZ
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  21. Victoria

    Happy Birthday Upsydaisy

    It's cake time everyone, come and help yourselves. Thank you for all your kind Birthday Wishes. You're all a lovely bunch of online friends.:spinning:
    It's cake time everyone, come and help yourselves. Thank you for all your kind Birthday Wishes. You're all a lovely bunch of online friends.:spinning:
    It's cake time everyone, come and help yourselves. Thank you for all your kind Birthday Wishes. You're all a lovely bunch of online friends.:spinning:
    It's cake time everyone, come and help yourselves. Thank you for all your kind Birthday Wishes. You're all a lovely bunch of online friends.:spinning:
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  22. ARMANDII

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVE R

    Happy birthday from both of us :dbgrtmb:
    Happy birthday from both of us :dbgrtmb:
    Happy birthday from both of us :dbgrtmb:
    Happy birthday from both of us :dbgrtmb:
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  23. Fat Stan

    Citrus Tree Plants

    Thanks again Pete
    Thanks again Pete
    Thanks again Pete
    Thanks again Pete
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  24. Logan
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  25. shiney

    M.O.T. Extra Six Months

    That car really caught me out, and I only found out when I went to tax it...... we went for it on the basis of the colour, the interior and the spec which was just fantastic. What I didn't know...
    That car really caught me out, and I only found out when I went to tax it...... we went for it on the basis of the colour, the interior and the spec which was just fantastic. What I didn't know was that it was near on top of the range and quite well loaded, to the tune of £53k when it was new!
    That car really caught me out, and I only found out when I went to tax it...... we went for it on the basis of the colour, the interior and the spec which was just fantastic. What I didn't know was that it was near on top of the range and...
    That car really caught me out, and I only found out when I went to tax it...... we went for it on the basis of the colour, the interior and the spec which was just fantastic. What I didn't know...
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  26. Mike Allen

    Prince Andrew in the news again.

    I'd agree nobody is above the law, even royalty. They're just people after all.At best, he seems to have turned a blind eye to the trafficking and assault of children (teenage girls are still...
    I'd agree nobody is above the law, even royalty. They're just people after all.At best, he seems to have turned a blind eye to the trafficking and assault of children (teenage girls are still children after all, hate the weird media phrase 'underage women' - you're either a woman, or you're...
    I'd agree nobody is above the law, even royalty. They're just people after all.At best, he seems to have turned a blind eye to the trafficking and assault of children (teenage girls are still children after all, hate the weird media phrase...
    I'd agree nobody is above the law, even royalty. They're just people after all.At best, he seems to have turned a blind eye to the trafficking and assault of children (teenage girls are still...
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  27. Selleri
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    Behold, The Day Has Come. I bought a smartphone.

    They don't cost me a monthly rental :heehee:
    They don't cost me a monthly rental :heehee:
    They don't cost me a monthly rental :heehee:
    They don't cost me a monthly rental :heehee:
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  28. Logan
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  29. Vince
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    Nightmare next door

    @Fat Controller is right. I found that after I put in CCTV cameras the hillbilly neighbours stopped their nonsense. They didn't want to get caught on film. There are 8 cameras that record every...
    @Fat Controller is right. I found that after I put in CCTV cameras the hillbilly neighbours stopped their nonsense. They didn't want to get caught on film. There are 8 cameras that record every move near the fence line. I still can't stand the people as they have nothing but weeds, no trees,...
    @Fat Controller is right. I found that after I put in CCTV cameras the hillbilly neighbours stopped their nonsense. They didn't want to get caught on film. There are 8 cameras that record every move near the fence line. I still can't stand the...
    @Fat Controller is right. I found that after I put in CCTV cameras the hillbilly neighbours stopped their nonsense. They didn't want to get caught on film. There are 8 cameras that record every...
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  30. Victoria

    How do you feel when ...

    I know; but I have barely been out of the house for nearly two years. And this is a permanent aspect of my life. My immune system is down so at any time even before covid the outside world is a...
    I know; but I have barely been out of the house for nearly two years. And this is a permanent aspect of my life. My immune system is down so at any time even before covid the outside world is a danger. You learn to live with it. You really do . And you change your priorities. Adapt or...
    I know; but I have barely been out of the house for nearly two years. And this is a permanent aspect of my life. My immune system is down so at any time even before covid the outside world is a danger. You learn to live with it. You really do ....
    I know; but I have barely been out of the house for nearly two years. And this is a permanent aspect of my life. My immune system is down so at any time even before covid the outside world is a...
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  31. Fat Controller

    Cotswolds....?

    Oh, Cheddar Gorge is a fabulous place @Fat Controller, good choice! I'm envious, I've not been down that way (normally holiday in Somerset when we can find the time) for a fair few years. Have a...
    Oh, Cheddar Gorge is a fabulous place @Fat Controller, good choice! I'm envious, I've not been down that way (normally holiday in Somerset when we can find the time) for a fair few years. Have a fabulous time and I hope the weather is fair for you all. x
    Oh, Cheddar Gorge is a fabulous place @Fat Controller, good choice! I'm envious, I've not been down that way (normally holiday in Somerset when we can find the time) for a fair few years. Have a fabulous time and I hope the weather is fair for...
    Oh, Cheddar Gorge is a fabulous place @Fat Controller, good choice! I'm envious, I've not been down that way (normally holiday in Somerset when we can find the time) for a fair few years. Have a...
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  32. landimad

    Disabilities we all have one or more.

    I remember a discussion about disability years ago when we decided it was not Disability but differing kinds of ability.And reading posts here and in my own experience, many of us develop...
    I remember a discussion about disability years ago when we decided it was not Disability but differing kinds of ability.And reading posts here and in my own experience, many of us develop stronger characters as we learn how precious life is even or maybe because of disabilities.
    I remember a discussion about disability years ago when we decided it was not Disability but differing kinds of ability.And reading posts here and in my own experience, many of us develop stronger characters as we learn how precious life is...
    I remember a discussion about disability years ago when we decided it was not Disability but differing kinds of ability.And reading posts here and in my own experience, many of us develop...
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  33. pete
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  34. Scrungee

    Happy Summer Solstice

    I got up to see the sun rise in England's most easterly place. Lots of people down at Ness Point.
    I got up to see the sun rise in England's most easterly place. Lots of people down at Ness Point.
    I got up to see the sun rise in England's most easterly place. Lots of people down at Ness Point.
    I got up to see the sun rise in England's most easterly place. Lots of people down at Ness Point.
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  35. mazambo
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    Great grandad

    Congratulations to both you Mazambo and Harry S. :)
    Congratulations to both you Mazambo and Harry S. :)
    Congratulations to both you Mazambo and Harry S. :)
    Congratulations to both you Mazambo and Harry S. :)
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  36. Logan

    Favourite songs from way back when.

    That's the problem with you youngsters! :old:You didn't know what you had missed. Captain Marvel was one of the biggest selling comics of the 40's.
    That's the problem with you youngsters! :old:You didn't know what you had missed. Captain Marvel was one of the biggest selling comics of the 40's.
    That's the problem with you youngsters! :old:You didn't know what you had missed. Captain Marvel was one of the biggest selling comics of the 40's.
    That's the problem with you youngsters! :old:You didn't know what you had missed. Captain Marvel was one of the biggest selling comics of the 40's.
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  37. Mike Allen

    Digital TV to Analog.

    Hi @Mike Allen ,Make life easy and simple, get yourself a modern Freeview Play recorder.They take your aerial signal and can record 3 or more programs/channels at once while feeding your TV...
    Hi @Mike Allen ,Make life easy and simple, get yourself a modern Freeview Play recorder.They take your aerial signal and can record 3 or more programs/channels at once while feeding your TV with another channel to watch live.These units are controlled by a remote and it has a menu system...
    Hi @Mike Allen ,Make life easy and simple, get yourself a modern Freeview Play recorder.They take your aerial signal and can record 3 or more programs/channels at once while feeding your TV with another channel to watch live.These units...
    Hi @Mike Allen ,Make life easy and simple, get yourself a modern Freeview Play recorder.They take your aerial signal and can record 3 or more programs/channels at once while feeding your TV...
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  38. Loofah
    Like x 15

    The new project

    Starting to think of the move now and called talktalk to move the services over...except they don;t have fibre in the road and would a very slow broadband be OK? Virgin, it turns out, are the only...
    Starting to think of the move now and called talktalk to move the services over...except they don;t have fibre in the road and would a very slow broadband be OK? Virgin, it turns out, are the only ones to provide any sort of service so have just signed up for them
    Starting to think of the move now and called talktalk to move the services over...except they don;t have fibre in the road and would a very slow broadband be OK? Virgin, it turns out, are the only ones to provide any sort of service so have just...
    Starting to think of the move now and called talktalk to move the services over...except they don;t have fibre in the road and would a very slow broadband be OK? Virgin, it turns out, are the only...
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  39. Brett’s garden

    Lupins

    Endorsing seeds!Last Spring ( 2019) I sowed a packet of inexpensive mixed lupins for my new patch. Excellent germination and growth and in autumn I planted out the dozen strong seedlings where...
    Endorsing seeds!Last Spring ( 2019) I sowed a packet of inexpensive mixed lupins for my new patch. Excellent germination and growth and in autumn I planted out the dozen strong seedlings where they were to grow. See the photo for the first flower starting to open... several weeks ago. Added...
    Endorsing seeds!Last Spring ( 2019) I sowed a packet of inexpensive mixed lupins for my new patch. Excellent germination and growth and in autumn I planted out the dozen strong seedlings where they were to grow. See the photo for the first...
    Endorsing seeds!Last Spring ( 2019) I sowed a packet of inexpensive mixed lupins for my new patch. Excellent germination and growth and in autumn I planted out the dozen strong seedlings where...
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