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Just saying hello

Hi all, new here, but not new to forums (oh no !). Just popped in here to say hello.

I am now semi retired (from the electronics and computer trades). We live in the W.Midlands in a small bungalow in the countryside (in a village called Malpas). I have been a "gardener" at every place I have lived, but am no expert. However I hope to be able to share some of my experiences as well as ask questionsimage

Looking forward to talking to you all,

John (and the other half, Gill)



  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,969

    Hi you two and welcome image

    Looking forward to chatting about gardening image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Welcome on board!  image

  • Alan4711Alan4711 Posts: 1,657

    Hi John, Gill Welcome and whos the ghost

  • Hello and welcome, I am quite new, everyone is very helpful and friendly too,

    "To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul." — Alfred Austin
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,080

    Hi John and Gill, nice to see you here.

    Dont forget, we can be a nosey lot when it comes to gardens, we may need some piccys, and cakes of course!

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Welcome, John & Gill....I live in the WM too, haven't heard of Malpas locally, but do know of one in Cheshire.

  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,550

    Hiya and welcome image Look forward to hearing all about your garden, we have quite a few fellow west midlanders on the forum image


  • LizyannLizyann Posts: 35

    Hi I am another new lady I have a smallish cottage garden which I am with the help of TV programs and magazines trying to keep in shape all I need now is the gardeners themselves (Alan Titchmarsh and his team would do nicely image Hello and happy gardening all. I better say that I live in North Warwickshire in the village called Austrey 

  • LizyannLizyann Posts: 35

    Thank you for your welcome Runnybeak I will enjoy being part of this gang I am sure.image


  • Welcome John and Gill and Lizyanimage

    Wearside, England.
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