Gogglebox's Garden Blog:Year Three

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kata

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by kata » Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:54 pm

With those markings i think you have a Jack Russel/Jersy cow cross
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I saw your house Bob..very nice.

Ste, show me all the garden. Jammy sod about the Buddas. I just bought one from B&M stores, supposed to light up but its weak. £9.99

GoggleboxUK

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by GoggleboxUK » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:37 pm

kata wrote:
With those markings i think you have a Jack Russel/Jersy cow cross
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I saw your house Bob..very nice.

Ste, show me all the garden. Jammy sod about the Buddas. I just bought one from B&M stores, supposed to light up but its weak. £9.99
I bought a set of 4 solar powered plant spike lights from B&M and the useless things only come on during the day. What's the point of that? It's like having a fan heater that is 30c temperature activated.

Cheap crappe, even my bird feeder doesn't feed birds.

:lol:

Tropical Bob

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Tropical Bob » Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:43 pm

hahaaaa those lights sound like there so cheap they dont even have a battery to store the power for later :lol: :lol:

kata

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by kata » Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:58 pm

All my lights work at night,

Are your lights in good sunlight Goggle?

I buy mine from QVC. They come with a tab you take out even from new they light once you take out the tab. They are so good they are a flikin menace when you come to put them away for the winter. Asoon as they hit the dark wardrobe they are lit. :lol: :lol: :lol:

http://www.qvcuk.com/ukqic/qvcapp.aspx/ ... .UKGD~U463

Two years ago there was a cockup with the price on some lighting at B&Q. I got two huge post lights for £6,00 I wanted more so I returned the next day to ask where the stack of the post lights were he said' they are somewhere and the girl is on lunch'.

I found them down an alley priced at............£40.00 for two... :lol: :lol: Bet someone got less in their wage that week. They are so nice, like lamp posts...stainless steel.

They even look like they have the old fashioned mantle inside but they are solar..I just put them out this week.

icon_cheers

Lights are solar Bob..no batteries in mine.

Mr List

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Mr List » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:11 pm

those qvc lights are so expensive.
might aswell get those from poundland instead of those.

kata

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by kata » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:14 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thats prolly where our good friend Goggle got his...HAHAHAHAH

Gosh my lights are blinding me.... :lol: :lol:

Tropical Bob

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Tropical Bob » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:18 pm

I got one of those big garden torches powered by some oil parrafin mix, to see if it was any good b4 buying more, it was too dim though and i found out that if you breathe the fumes in it can damage your lungs, so gave up on that idea fast.

kata

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by kata » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:31 pm

Oh Bob,

Spend on QVC they really are great additions to the garden.

That sheeite you tried will stink aweful and your plants may complain. I can't think of anything more smelly than Parrafin.

:( :(

Mr List

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Mr List » Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:05 pm

your mad if you think those qvc are good value.
you need to learn how to shop around.
irl are always cheaper for these lights imho.

kata

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by kata » Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:29 am

Not mad :lol:

I buy a lot from QVC

What have I bought?

Exercise neck massager

Two sets of SBC

Three sets of lighting.

A Trespezz fleece jacket

Plants.

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Mr List

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Mr List » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:08 pm

a got some magic beans if want some aswell :lol:

GoggleboxUK

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:48 pm

Trespezz? Is that a rip off version of Tresspass?

QVC have a 90% markup on their sale items, they buy at such quantity their markup can be anything up to 500%.

Steer clear, you can get everything cheaper and sometimes even get a free sample from the (often Chinese) wholesalers.

That said, I have no doubt their solar lights are better than the rubbish I bought from B&M.

:lol:

Tropical Bob

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by Tropical Bob » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:17 pm

I will need to get my planting sorted before i get uplighters for the garden, so maybe in a few years :D

GoggleboxUK

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:28 pm

Put all my lights in while I was doing the stonework.

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GoggleboxUK

Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Story so far.....

Post by GoggleboxUK » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:55 pm

Next weekend I am making a couple of large concrete trouhgs so I've put in an order for things to go in them (and elsewhere in the garden).

Ordered:

COTINUS ROYAL PURPLE
2 x Banana 'Tandarra Red' (Cheers for the tip Ste)
30 x FREESIA Double Bulbs
2 x BLUE AGAPANTHUS Lily of the Nile
MOZART Zantedeschia Calla lily bulb
90 cm Chamaerops Humilis
GOLDEN ROD
2 x CAREX "Frosted Curls"
2 x HOSTA FORTUNEI AUREOMARGINATA
Hosta June
2 x Hibanobambusa 'Shiroshima' Bamboo
Fargesia murieliae 'Vampire'
2 x Bergenia Red Beauty
3 x Polystichum polyblepharum

Spent a bit more than my £30 voucher but it should give a nice effect.

:D

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