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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Hard lessons in horticulture

Explosion 1. If you're going to use the water holding crystals for your hanging baskets and you don't want them to explode overnight, make sure you follow the instructions on the packet. Oh wait, THERE AREN'T ANY! Sure, they they tell you how much to use, but no need to measure it accurately, just tip some in. And make sure you fill the basket to the rim. It can't possibly expand to three times the original volume.

2. Twiggy pea sticks. Where am I going to get twiggy peas stick from? Hmm, next door's hedge looks like it needs a trim...


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