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I have little to titter about most days, but after sorting my shed out went down the tip with erm a very large supply of plant pots to recycle. I felt a bit ashamed, I don't smoke or drink or socialise so I could see that I had gone to excess at the garden , my car was full. The gents know me and said they would help me get the stuff out of the car. One of the men looked in, laughed and shouted to the others 'There's a woman here dealing in plant pots'. Then they all came to have a look oh dear. Anyway, I have attended to my plant pots, the men lifted all the bags of pots into the relevant area, my shed is clear and I am attempting to not repeat the buying of all poorly plants that I can find. So I'm off to the garden centre, to browse! Tick for me, plant pots removed, ready for winter. 


  • Victoria SpongeVictoria Sponge WearsidePosts: 3,394
    Same here, off loaded two trolley loads at B&Q recently as they have a recycling scheme. Of course I had to wheel the trolley all over the store (with a large spider lurching around on the top of a stack) before I found a useful member of staff who was aware of the scheme. 

    I've already bought more plants and have more I want to buy, but I'll try and get rid of them little and often from now on😳😏
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,906
    That’s handy to know Victoria, our B&Q has just shut down though, shame.
    I put piles of them out on the front verge but only had one person take some.

    If I took a car load to the dump I think they would try to charge me for trade waste, really jobsworth they are😀 
    The problem is that when people know you’re a gardener they give you all their pots as well, there’s only so many you can house. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • cornellycornelly Posts: 965
    I tend to give the smaller pots away in the spring when I am giving away spare plants, ie tomatoes, don't tend to have many bigger pots.
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