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Christmas trees

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Kay???? Report 11 Dec 2012 22:32

They charge by the foot ! so am told.

Oh Rose,,,you may have just well chanced it and took them with you,

I got my g/tots one each as they came along,,,,just small potted ones at the time and they are doing well in the gardens , they put little decs on them.


GRMarilyn Report 11 Dec 2012 22:18

My Goodness ....the Christmas trees are expensive this year ....

In our local Garden centre from £25 - £45 ..... :-(

I do love a real tree but refuse to pay £25 let alone more !!.

Although I'm away for Christmas I would have had to stay with my artificial one :-S


Island Report 11 Dec 2012 22:14

I'm sure there is someone somewhere who has a tree farm that you can return your tree to each year - or did I dream that?
It saves all the chopping down and disposal problem.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 22:10

Kay, my potted trees that I planted in the garden in Wales grew well, sadly the new owner dug them up, Philistine! :-| :-P


Kay???? Report 11 Dec 2012 22:02

I do just the same Rose!!, :-D :-D

I dont have a real one because of the cat getting bits in her paws,,,,,but do have a real one in the garden,,,,,,its over 8 feet tall now, it was the last real one I had in the house,,,,,,they are hard to find with roots on,

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:53

Be nice wouldn't it Kay? I watch the 'Escape to the Country' programmes and often think 'you could get a really big Christmas tree there, buy it!' lol


JoyBoroAngel Report 11 Dec 2012 21:52

mines nearly 8 foot high and sticks out nearl 6 feet from the wall

i love a real tree :-D :-D


Kay???? Report 11 Dec 2012 21:48

Snap Rose,,,,,,,,,,I keep wanting a wall took out so I can have a big tree in the hall way,,,,,,,,,mind the upstairs would tumble... :-D


PricklyHolly Report 11 Dec 2012 21:47

Oh do lets talk about the war.

"The War of the Roses"

They had a big, bushy one in that film iffen i remember correctly.


Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 21:43

If the temperature gets too low wrap some Fleece around them,it helps protect them.


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:42

It always is Island, but I'm British and proud of it :-D

* Whispers*, a little bit of German, but we won't talk about the war.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:40

Merlin, I haven't room in the garden for another, but I did manage to get the two that my friend bought for me planted out before the frost , so hope they will do well :-)

Wend as long as it is twinkly that's perfect, mine is twinkly too.

~~~~~to all,


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:35

Maybe we all dream of that Rose, but I'm very happy ( and consider myself lucky) to have a seven footer and still be able to climb up steps to decorate it :-S :-D


Island Report 11 Dec 2012 21:29

Good evening all. What a nice thread :-D

I thought everything was bigger and bushier in America :-0 :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Dec 2012 21:24

Thankyou Susan :-)

I suppose what I really want is a house big enough to take one of those trees :-D that was a little pet dream of mine at one time , to have a small country hotel with a massive hall, with the obligatory sweeping staircase, where you could fit a twenty foot high tree and still have room for carol singers to welcome the guests ;-)


Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 21:21

I assume you,re talking about trees Wend :-D :-D :-D Rose David Austin have sent out their new Catalogue of roses, got some nice ones in it,and they,ve got an offer of a free one when you buy another. :-D :-D


Wend Report 11 Dec 2012 21:16

Well, I like mine - it might not be big and bushy, but I like it and it twinkles, so there :-P



Barbinsglos Report 11 Dec 2012 21:07

Hi Girls

I love that film and watch it every xmas. Will have to buy it it in dvd as I only have it on cassette. That bugs me.

I also think the trees are way bigger than we could fit in most of our rooms

OH put our tree up yesterday and today the flipping lights broke. he is going to B&Q
first thing tomorrow as our gt grandson is coming and we gotta have lights

Nite nite :-D


JustGinnie Report 11 Dec 2012 21:07

Rose I love the christmas films on tv at the moment and yes the trees are always big and well decorated with lights etc. Most of the houses are decorated as well.


Susan10146857 Report 11 Dec 2012 21:05

It's on YouTube Rose....full colour film