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    *changes mind swiftly about growing pampas grass in front garden, and decides maybe not a good idea for the back garden either*

    anyone want some pampas grass seeds ????

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    I've got one growing in the chicken run - the chooks love hiding in it and scrabbling about under it. In fact it seems their favourite place (at the moment) for dust baths, perhaps that's because the ground's so dry there. I planted it about 2 years ago as a reduced plant (50p) thinking it would only grow slowly! Hmmmmmmm it's huge now, but I'm leaving it for the chooks
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    now that's a good idea ...... can chooks be accused of wife swapping??

    *gets coat*

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    I was going to be a swinger so I planted my pampas (4 different ones) but by the time it grew big enough my zimmer frame kept getting in the way.
    Why didn't Noah just swat those 2 greenflies?

    Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together?
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    So now you're a clanger?
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    I guess so. My youngest grandson says that the pompous grass is just right for me.
    Why didn't Noah just swat those 2 greenflies?

    Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together?
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    The house a few doors down has some in the front and it makes me snigger too... Ours is in the back garden and well hidden from anyone's view but mine but I want it out just in case.... Unless of course Brad Pitt is into swinging Then I might leave it.
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    Default pampas grass-how to clear my plot of it?

    Thanks for all the tips. I am slowly trying to clear mine out. He-who-thinks-he-should-be-obeyed says I can't have a greenhouse 'cos the pampas in the way. he also said HE won't buy the greenhouse. Do you think he knows what a b...er it is to dig out?





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