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  2. wiseowl
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    Felco FEL2 Model 2 Original Secateurs

    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to...
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to him in my will!! :heehee: :imphrt: He would also like my cottage too!! :wub2: Love that boy !
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to him in my will!! :heehee: :imphrt: He would also like my cottage...
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to...
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  4. Who am I?

    Thank you Hozelock.

    HarryS, I think the opposite is true...I.e. hoses stiffen and are less pliable with age.:)I bought an expanding X hose for my niece two years ago.....so far, it is very convenient and certainly...
    HarryS, I think the opposite is true...I.e. hoses stiffen and are less pliable with age.:)I bought an expanding X hose for my niece two years ago.....so far, it is very convenient and certainly kink free. Quite impressed, so far :noidea:
    HarryS, I think the opposite is true...I.e. hoses stiffen and are less pliable with age.:)I bought an expanding X hose for my niece two years ago.....so far, it is very convenient and certainly kink free. Quite impressed, so far :noidea:
    HarryS, I think the opposite is true...I.e. hoses stiffen and are less pliable with age.:)I bought an expanding X hose for my niece two years ago.....so far, it is very convenient and certainly...
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  5. Nicholas Burman

    Garden hose coupling slipping from hose

    Some times a bit of gresse or Vaseline on the taper of the tighting nut helps to get it tighter as sometimes plastic on plastic can get dry/rough and not do up any more
    Some times a bit of gresse or Vaseline on the taper of the tighting nut helps to get it tighter as sometimes plastic on plastic can get dry/rough and not do up any more
    Some times a bit of gresse or Vaseline on the taper of the tighting nut helps to get it tighter as sometimes plastic on plastic can get dry/rough and not do up any more
    Some times a bit of gresse or Vaseline on the taper of the tighting nut helps to get it tighter as sometimes plastic on plastic can get dry/rough and not do up any more
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  6. zilly

    Help Needed

    Just tried to take a decent picture but because I'm looking down it doesn't show how steep it really is because of all the shrubs/trees.
    Just tried to take a decent picture but because I'm looking down it doesn't show how steep it really is because of all the shrubs/trees.
    Just tried to take a decent picture but because I'm looking down it doesn't show how steep it really is because of all the shrubs/trees.
    Just tried to take a decent picture but because I'm looking down it doesn't show how steep it really is because of all the shrubs/trees.
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  7. gary s

    old Suffolk punch mower problem

    Sounds like something has seized. With the motor shut down, how hard is it to rotate the blade manually? If it's hard to do this, then you need to do a thorough maintenance/cleaning and...
    Sounds like something has seized. With the motor shut down, how hard is it to rotate the blade manually? If it's hard to do this, then you need to do a thorough maintenance/cleaning and lubricating according to manufacturers instructions.
    Sounds like something has seized. With the motor shut down, how hard is it to rotate the blade manually? If it's hard to do this, then you need to do a thorough maintenance/cleaning and lubricating according to manufacturers instructions.
    Sounds like something has seized. With the motor shut down, how hard is it to rotate the blade manually? If it's hard to do this, then you need to do a thorough maintenance/cleaning and...
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  8. andrews

    Suggestions for Irrigation Systems

    I'm trying to ease the watering burden on the in-laws for when we go on holiday.We have a lot of tubs around the back of the house that need watering regularly. Ive tried drip systems on...
    I'm trying to ease the watering burden on the in-laws for when we go on holiday.We have a lot of tubs around the back of the house that need watering regularly. Ive tried drip systems on water butts but these tend to clog or are not easy to regulate - they seem to be all or nothing and no...
    I'm trying to ease the watering burden on the in-laws for when we go on holiday.We have a lot of tubs around the back of the house that need watering regularly. Ive tried drip systems on water butts but these tend to clog or are not easy to...
    I'm trying to ease the watering burden on the in-laws for when we go on holiday.We have a lot of tubs around the back of the house that need watering regularly. Ive tried drip systems on...
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  9. Clare G

    Recommendations for a branch lopper?

    That's a good idea, I've bought tools there in the past and they've always been reliable. It was my neighbour who originally put me on to them, saying "thing is, they have to be good because...
    That's a good idea, I've bought tools there in the past and they've always been reliable. It was my neighbour who originally put me on to them, saying "thing is, they have to be good because Germans just won't buy poor-quality tools!"
    That's a good idea, I've bought tools there in the past and they've always been reliable. It was my neighbour who originally put me on to them, saying "thing is, they have to be good because Germans just won't buy poor-quality tools!"
    That's a good idea, I've bought tools there in the past and they've always been reliable. It was my neighbour who originally put me on to them, saying "thing is, they have to be good because...
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  10. Nicholas Burman

    Sprinkler queation

    Thanks Quentin for providing the maths. In addition. IMO considerations need to be observered.The amount height and coverage of vegitation, time taken for water to effectively hit the ground,...
    Thanks Quentin for providing the maths. In addition. IMO considerations need to be observered.The amount height and coverage of vegitation, time taken for water to effectively hit the ground, degree of dryness of soil. Considering temperature, how much spray will be vapourised prior to...
    Thanks Quentin for providing the maths. In addition. IMO considerations need to be observered.The amount height and coverage of vegitation, time taken for water to effectively hit the ground, degree of dryness of soil. Considering temperature,...
    Thanks Quentin for providing the maths. In addition. IMO considerations need to be observered.The amount height and coverage of vegitation, time taken for water to effectively hit the ground,...
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  11. Carlmank

    Any Idea what this is

    Gillian Bliss pottery........perhaps.
    Gillian Bliss pottery........perhaps.
    Gillian Bliss pottery........perhaps.
    Gillian Bliss pottery........perhaps.
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  12. andrews

    Petrol Mower Help / Advice

    Shame about the plug in box design they have made it much more difficult than what most other mowers have. You may have to glue the rubber things :scratch: on the grass box what the grass box sits on (...
    Shame about the plug in box design they have made it much more difficult than what most other mowers have. You may have to glue the rubber things :scratch: on the grass box what the grass box sits on ( they slide in things ) one got lost and the box were very difficult to put on.Its a pretty good mow...
    Shame about the plug in box design they have made it much more difficult than what most other mowers have. You may have to glue the rubber things :scratch: on the grass box what the grass box sits on ( they slide in things ) one got lost and the box were...
    Shame about the plug in box design they have made it much more difficult than what most other mowers have. You may have to glue the rubber things :scratch: on the grass box what the grass box sits on (...
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  13. Retired

    Bag filling.

    Hi,I too use the sheet method Jiffy; it's excellent isn't it. :yes: Our site is very steep indeed and I find it to my benefit whilst at the top of the garden; I like to shred as much as possible so...
    Hi,I too use the sheet method Jiffy; it's excellent isn't it. :yes: Our site is very steep indeed and I find it to my benefit whilst at the top of the garden; I like to shred as much as possible so lay a tarpaulin on the ground and load this with garden debris; the tarpaulin makes a very good sled...
    Hi,I too use the sheet method Jiffy; it's excellent isn't it. :yes: Our site is very steep indeed and I find it to my benefit whilst at the top of the garden; I like to shred as much as possible so lay a tarpaulin on the ground and load this with...
    Hi,I too use the sheet method Jiffy; it's excellent isn't it. :yes: Our site is very steep indeed and I find it to my benefit whilst at the top of the garden; I like to shred as much as possible so...
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  14. Retired

    Rufforth Auto Jumble.

    Hi,Weather permitting I attend Rufforth Auto Jumble near York the first Saturday of each month as I've done this morning. Rufforth to me is like a candy store to a child; I always return home...
    Hi,Weather permitting I attend Rufforth Auto Jumble near York the first Saturday of each month as I've done this morning. Rufforth to me is like a candy store to a child; I always return home with lots of goodies and today was no exception.I arrived on site at 7am it being just an hours...
    Hi,Weather permitting I attend Rufforth Auto Jumble near York the first Saturday of each month as I've done this morning. Rufforth to me is like a candy store to a child; I always return home with lots of goodies and today was no exception.I...
    Hi,Weather permitting I attend Rufforth Auto Jumble near York the first Saturday of each month as I've done this morning. Rufforth to me is like a candy store to a child; I always return home...
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  15. alana

    Grass Trimmers

    My petrol strimmer has given up the ghost and I'm looking to replace it with a Gtech cordless grass trimmer. The advert and video looks like it would be ideal for my needs i.e. trimming round the...
    My petrol strimmer has given up the ghost and I'm looking to replace it with a Gtech cordless grass trimmer. The advert and video looks like it would be ideal for my needs i.e. trimming round the edge of raised beds where the mower doesn't quite reach. Does anyone have one and would they...
    My petrol strimmer has given up the ghost and I'm looking to replace it with a Gtech cordless grass trimmer. The advert and video looks like it would be ideal for my needs i.e. trimming round the edge of raised beds where the mower doesn't quite...
    My petrol strimmer has given up the ghost and I'm looking to replace it with a Gtech cordless grass trimmer. The advert and video looks like it would be ideal for my needs i.e. trimming round the...
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  16. hoofy

    Which tool to take 8 inch off top of privet hedge?

    I watched the gardeners at a local NT property carefully measuring the height they're cutting every stem at, when that's all totally unnecessary as it can all be later topped to a higher uniform...
    I watched the gardeners at a local NT property carefully measuring the height they're cutting every stem at, when that's all totally unnecessary as it can all be later topped to a higher uniform height.They must have wasted £1,000's of NT members subscriptions with their stupid, pedantic...
    I watched the gardeners at a local NT property carefully measuring the height they're cutting every stem at, when that's all totally unnecessary as it can all be later topped to a higher uniform height.They must have wasted £1,000's of NT...
    I watched the gardeners at a local NT property carefully measuring the height they're cutting every stem at, when that's all totally unnecessary as it can all be later topped to a higher uniform...
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  17. Zola

    Lawn Aerator - Petrol or Electric?

    Please friends don't offense as none is intended. The internet and gardening forums etc have certainly brought likeminded folk together. So as a result we may find ourselves in a new learning...
    Please friends don't offense as none is intended. The internet and gardening forums etc have certainly brought likeminded folk together. So as a result we may find ourselves in a new learning zone.Scarifying basically means, a concerted effort to rake a grass area so as to dislodge and...
    Please friends don't offense as none is intended. The internet and gardening forums etc have certainly brought likeminded folk together. So as a result we may find ourselves in a new learning zone.Scarifying basically means, a concerted...
    Please friends don't offense as none is intended. The internet and gardening forums etc have certainly brought likeminded folk together. So as a result we may find ourselves in a new learning...
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  18. Kellys_eye

    Sprinkler recommendations

    As Graham said above think about area cover. I prefer the oscillating bar type of sprinkler, as Mike showed. These range from Wilkos at £9 to £45 . I also have a flying saucer type, as photo, not...
    As Graham said above think about area cover. I prefer the oscillating bar type of sprinkler, as Mike showed. These range from Wilkos at £9 to £45 . I also have a flying saucer type, as photo, not very good in my opinion as they don't seem to water the full spray area.
    As Graham said above think about area cover. I prefer the oscillating bar type of sprinkler, as Mike showed. These range from Wilkos at £9 to £45 . I also have a flying saucer type, as photo, not very good in my opinion as they don't seem to...
    As Graham said above think about area cover. I prefer the oscillating bar type of sprinkler, as Mike showed. These range from Wilkos at £9 to £45 . I also have a flying saucer type, as photo, not...
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  19. NessaJ70

    Recommendations for petrol strimmer

    Thanks for this Liz, we're sorted now thank you. We've got a MTD one which seems to do the job well.
    Thanks for this Liz, we're sorted now thank you. We've got a MTD one which seems to do the job well.
    Thanks for this Liz, we're sorted now thank you. We've got a MTD one which seems to do the job well.
    Thanks for this Liz, we're sorted now thank you. We've got a MTD one which seems to do the job well.
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  20. Greg C

    Petrol lawnmower issues

    Thanks for the great suggestions. My mower doesn't seem to have idle screws as that was one of the first things I looked for. I had drained my old petrol at the end of last season. I did remove...
    Thanks for the great suggestions. My mower doesn't seem to have idle screws as that was one of the first things I looked for. I had drained my old petrol at the end of last season. I did remove the carb float for cleaning so I'm not sure if I have moved something about with the screws there so...
    Thanks for the great suggestions. My mower doesn't seem to have idle screws as that was one of the first things I looked for. I had drained my old petrol at the end of last season. I did remove the carb float for cleaning so I'm not sure if I...
    Thanks for the great suggestions. My mower doesn't seem to have idle screws as that was one of the first things I looked for. I had drained my old petrol at the end of last season. I did remove...
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  21. Janet mahay
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  22. Webmaster

    Kent and Stowe digging spade ..... Snapped !

    Thank goodness as that was definitely a faulty one I would have said and like Pete never seen one go like that before, but there must have been tension there if it went bang when it snapped.....
    Thank goodness as that was definitely a faulty one I would have said and like Pete never seen one go like that before, but there must have been tension there if it went bang when it snapped.. Thank goodness no injuries..! :yikes:
    Thank goodness as that was definitely a faulty one I would have said and like Pete never seen one go like that before, but there must have been tension there if it went bang when it snapped.. Thank goodness no injuries..! :yikes:
    Thank goodness as that was definitely a faulty one I would have said and like Pete never seen one go like that before, but there must have been tension there if it went bang when it snapped.....
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  23. lolimac
    Like x 6

    What is your favorite/most useful garden tool ?

    My favorite garden tool is one that I don't lose, old age or just dopey or perhaps a bit of each.
    My favorite garden tool is one that I don't lose, old age or just dopey or perhaps a bit of each.
    My favorite garden tool is one that I don't lose, old age or just dopey or perhaps a bit of each.
    My favorite garden tool is one that I don't lose, old age or just dopey or perhaps a bit of each.
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