Fairy Castles' Mansion

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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby Cactus Jack » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:18 pm

I do not see photos ??
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby FairyCastles » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:29 pm

Cactus Jack wrote:I do not see photos ??

You're lucky :lol:
It works fine on my laptop (Internet Explorer and Firefox) and on my phone (viaTapatalk)....
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby Bill » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:13 pm

Anyone who thinks some of these pictures and comments of are not in keeping with the image of the BCSS, tough, a bit of light-heartedness doesn't go amiss occasionally and it's worth remembering not all members are the wrong side of 40!

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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby Lithos » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:00 pm

Works of genius - more please fairy do dah day. (tu)
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby georged » Sat Sep 22, 2012 2:58 pm

You will soon have an army defending the castle.
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby FairyCastles » Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:38 pm

Lithos wrote:Works of genius - more please fairy do dah day. (tu)

A genius or someone with too much time on my hands? :lol:
If I took photos of all of my ideas, the forum would probably crash..

georged wrote:You will soon have an army defending the castle.

That I shall!
It will be interesting to see how Mr Castles grows, being of unknown ancestry. When he gets bigger, the others could form a little "moat" around him....
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby FairyCastles » Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:45 pm

I got an early birthday present yesterday...
For a new build, the flat is often very drafty. If it is very windy outside, the "plant window" gets quite chilly. So, after a worrying few windy days, I was given a present early.

My very own greenhouse!

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With plants in:

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Because I got it early the extra perspex shelf isn't here yet. All plants, barring one, fit in there currently and it is keeping them warmer. It also gives me an extra inch so I can fit more plants in and only takes up (the non-drafty) half of the window sill!
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby Peter » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:16 pm

Don't stint on insulation - winter's on it's way. If you have to spend as much as £1.00, don't think twice - make the investment. You know it makes sense!
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby Liz M » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:23 pm

It's a very nice mini-greenhouse. But it is mini, by next spring I suspect it will need to be bigger. Unless you can prevent yourself from acquiring any new specimens. I don't hold out a whole lot of hope. This is a very addictive hobby.
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Re: Fairy Castles' Mansion

Postby FairyCastles » Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:51 am

Peter wrote:Don't stint on insulation - winter's on it's way. If you have to spend as much as £1.00, don't think twice - make the investment. You know it makes sense!

How much?!? I was prepared for about 80p but....
And I really don't like breaking into £2 coins...

Liz M wrote:It's a very nice mini-greenhouse. But it is mini, by next spring I suspect it will need to be bigger. Unless you can prevent yourself from acquiring any new specimens. I don't hold out a whole lot of hope. This is a very addictive hobby.


Don't worry Liz:

FairyCastles wrote:Because I got it early the extra perspex shelf isn't here yet. All plants, barring one, fit in there currently and it is keeping them warmer. It also gives me an extra inch so I can fit more plants in and only takes up half of the window sill!


:lol:

I've also got another window sill, if the gardeners ever decide to cut the plants outside back. At the moment I don't get much light in that window but I'm sorely tempted to go out there with scissors....
And who needs a bathroom window sill when you could have plants.....

Hmm. I see what you mean :lol:
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