|> Hell, Nick, you still don't get it, do you? You seem to think
|> gardening's about growing plants, and fun, and prehistoric shit like
|> that. I know for a fact that when a bump appeared on your lawn you
|> _didn't_ hire a rotovator, you _didn't_ buy fifty tons of topsoil,
|> and you _didn't_ returf the lot. I don't like to accuse a man on
|> circumstantial evidence, but I bet you even grow flowers from
|> _seeds_, for heaven's sake! Get it into your head that proper modern
|> gardening's about spending money, and making lots of noise, or the
|> Conspicuous Consumption Police will come and cart you away to the
|> Techno-Bucks Re-education Centre before you infect anybody else with
|> your destructive notions.
|> I'm only telling you for your own good.
Thanks for the warning. That bump appears about the time that
I was visited by a salesman who insisted that I bought an all
electronic dibber, with an easy-to-use Windows XP interface.