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Can You Guess How Many Flowers are in Our Hanging Basket? #TryYourLuck

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The glorious British summer may be a fading memory, but our Twitter Competition is in full bloom!

To welcome the autumn season, we’re giving away £50 worth of Two Wests & Elliott Vouchers* to help one of our lucky green-fingered friends spruce up their autumn landscape!

Have a keen eye? Simply follow us and guess how many flowers are in our hanging basket below, sending your guess to our Twitter handle @TwoWestsElliott using #TryYourLuck.

The competition ends on the 31st October 2014 and we will announce the lucky winner on the 2nd November 2014 on our Twitter profile here: https://twitter.com/TwoWestsElliott ! Good luck and happy tweeting!

New to Twitter?

Signing up and entering our competition is as easy as 1…2…3!

  1. Visit: https://twitter.com/signup to fill in your details, then click ‘create an account’
  2. Once your account has been set up, click on ‘compose tweet’
  3. See here for a sample entry tweet for our competition:   ‘546 flowers @TwoWestsElliott #TryYourLuck’
  4. Click ‘Tweet’

 

* Entries are valid after following the Two Wests & Elliott Twitter handle and sending a guess by @mentioning @TwoWestsElliott. The nearest guess will win the prize.  If there are duplicate winning guesses, the winner will be determined by a random draw.

For more information on our extensive range of gardening supplies, please visit us: http://www.twowests.co.uk/


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Easy Fleece Plant Jackets

“The warm south wind is taking a nap.
Zip up your coat and put on your hat.
So Mr. North Wind won’t nip at your toes,
Put on warm boots and warm winter clothes.
Put on your gloves to protect your fingers.
Now Mr. North Wind’s cold won’t linger.”

A Warm Winter Jacket . . .

We all like a warm winter coat when the weather gets cooler, and your plants are no exception. So why not treat your plants to a thick and fleecy winter jacket with one of the Easy Fleece Plant Jackets?

Made from high grade, 35gsm polypropylene fleece, they will keep your plants protected from harsh weather and pests. However, they allow your plants to continue to grow as the fleece lets through light and moisture needed to maintain healthy plant growth.

Easy Fleece Jacket

Easy Fleece Jacket protecting container plants from harsh weather

Grab A Bargain . . .

We all like a bargain, so we’ve worked with the manufacturers to get you an exceptionally good price – so you can look after your plants and at the same time look after your pennies! We’ve managed to get you a 30% discount off the normal selling price – so rather than £5.99 for a set of Plant Jackets, you’ll only have to pay £3.99!! But we can’t maintain this price forever, so be quick and snap up a bargain.

http://www.twowests.co.uk/product/easy-fleece-jackets


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Death By Pumpkin . . .

Yes, it’s true, the humble pumpkin has been reported to be the most dangerous vegetable to prepare – according to a survey run by www.Just-Eat.co.uk, the world’s leading online takeaway service – do you maybe spot a slight problem with this survey? Just-Eat took a poll of over 2,000 of its customers and the results make interesting reading . . .

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‘Killer Pumpkins’

The Usual Squashspects . . .

Just-Eat’s results found that 88% of Brits admit to injuring themselves in the kitchen

67% of these were accidents occurring whilst preparing vegetables

With the top five most dangerous vegetables to prepare being identified as, in reverse order:

The wily Jerusalem Artichoke – 9%

The uncontrollable Turnip – 11%

The hard as nails Butternut Squash – 16%

The uncompromising Swede – 20%

And the winner is . . .

The cumbersome Pumpkin – 23%

David Buttress, MD UK for Just-Eat commented:

“Our research shows that cooking at home can be a dangerous game. When it comes to food preparation, it’s the usual suspects that crop up time and time again. Preparing hard root vegetables is something better left to the professionals. If it’s a choice between laying down the potato peeler for the night and a trip to the hospital waiting room – I know which I’d chose!”

(lets’ not forget  that Just-Eat is the world’s leading takeaway service  . . . )

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