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    alldigging is offline Early Fruiter
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    Wickes was awful when we went in last to buy some wood.
    Prices had faded/been worn off outside so asked. He had to go and get the only catalogue in the store and look it up.
    People were being told to order stuff online whilst we were stood by the tills waiting for him to find the catalogue.
    "Order it online and if it's not right bring it back here" ... despite being in a huge shed of a building packed with stuff they had nothing anyone wanted.

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    My raspberry cage was made with metposts and 3"square posts and then covered with netting wire around the sides. You could use ordinary pointed fence posts(stobs I think is the proper name) and then extend these by nailing on bits of strapping to give extra height. I used netting wire but plastic mesh would also work. Whatever you do, make sure the netting over the top is removable and is removed before winter otherwise a haeavy snowfall could bring down the whole structure.

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