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  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    I'd hate to be called the "average gardener", its like being branded "normal".

    I am unique.......a unique gardener.image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,367

    Yes, I think sweetp has it. Who wants to be average? not me

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,169

    I'm not average because I live in France! I read an article in magazine that said all ex-pats are a bit strange because "normal" people don't leave their country. But, it was my OH's (at that time) idea and I propbably would have gone back to England if my children weren't living in France. But I don't want a French garden full of topiary! I want flowers and lawns!

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • The average gardener- 49.5% of  gardeners have more gardening knowledge than them  and 49.5% have less knowledge

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,169

    Brumbull, is this an English garden?


    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,169

    Thank you, Brumbull.image

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • How beautiful Busy-Lizzie

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,012

    So have we decided that 'the  average gardener' isn't particularly interested in gardening?  Is that what we are saying?


    So why do people keep complaining that GW  isn't catering for the average gardener? image

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

  • An average gardener is someone who is growing IE in knowledge as time goes on and which each season learns from the past year to plane for the new one .

    Hence A good average gardener grows and is a good observer  A bad average gardener never grows ( in his knowledge) and never notices.

    Why do you think they have so many experts on panels because all have different experiences to make one good expert.

    GW by the look of the adverts in the magazine is not catering for the average man but a very well of man, certainly not for the average size garden or gardener. 

    The average gardener in the experts eye is someone with deep pockets. and at least 1/4 of an acre 




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