On 11 May 2015 at 8:46am Tory rich boy wrote:
I think everyone should boycott his shop.
Let's put him out of business.
On 11 May 2015 at 8:51am Tipex wrote:
I'd rather celebrate his courage and possibly buy a plant.
On 11 May 2015 at 9:05am Plant Lover wrote:
This country is very lucky to have a democracy. Who I vote for is MY CHOICE... NOT YOURS.
I won't be in your shop again.
On 11 May 2015 at 9:23am Kettle wrote:
We have a large garden that needs to be totally re done. I wasn't aware of your shop but thanks to a great bit of publicity I will now get all of my plants from you.
I do think that shy is the wrong word though. Ashamed would be better.
So disappointed in lewes. And astonished. In all my wanders around town I don't think I saw one Tory poster.
On 11 May 2015 at 9:27am president of Brixton wrote:
Do you deliver to Brixton, Matt?
On 11 May 2015 at 9:41am Earl of Lewes wrote:
Kettle - remember that the Lewes constituency also includes Seaford, Newhaven, Ringmer and plenty of villages and farms. I saw plenty of Tory posters when I was driving around local lanes. As far as Woodruff's goes, I suspect that his sales will rocket after all this publicity.
On 11 May 2015 at 9:41am Mavis wrote:
Why didnt all these Labour lovers vote them in ? Living in the wrong town maybe ?
On 11 May 2015 at 9:41am Dr Keith wrote:
Matt - you did an amazing job on our garden at St John's Hill, you're a brilliant bloke, and run a wonderful shop in Lewes. Good on you for commenting in the way that you have. I didn't vote Tory, but I'll be sure to come past soon and grab some plants for our garden, and I'll gladly pay an extra 10% regardless - simply because you're a legend!
On 11 May 2015 at 9:51am Dr Keith wrote:
Just wondering if Matt is on twitter? Would love to post something supportive.
On 11 May 2015 at 9:59am Voter wrote:
Mavis - if you look at the council election results you will see that there was virtually zero conservative vote in Lewes town, and a fairly significant Labour vote. The problem is the rest of the constituency.
On 11 May 2015 at 10:04am Sigh.... wrote:
"So disappointed in lewes. And astonished. In all my wanders around town I don't think I saw one Tory poster."
Why do so many people have problems understanding this? Yes, Lewes Town does not vote Tory.
BUT LEWES TOWN ONLY CONTAINS 10-15% OF THE CONSTITENCY'S ELECTORATE. THE ENTIRE TOWN COULD VOTE SOCIALIST WORKER PARTY TOMORROW AND IT WOULDN'T MAKE THAT MUCH DIFFERENCE.
On 11 May 2015 at 11:20am Majority voter wrote:
I'd be happy to pay a 10% surcharge if you lefties are happy to tick a box on your annual tax bill, stating you will pay whatever extra tax is required to fund all your socialist policies that you want everyone else to pay for, foreign aid, green taxes, benefits etc etc etc. You pay those and we'll pay the 10%, it will lower my tax bill by tens of thousands a year. No? didn't think so, I believe that makes you hypocrites, shocker who knew liberals were hypocrites.
On 11 May 2015 at 11:20am red ken wrote:
Boycott? No way. The bloke is a hero! I think he should stand for election next time. I would vote for hin.
On 11 May 2015 at 11:25am Keynote wrote:
On the other thread when mowerman changed the title to Woodruff key ( and then made a pertinent point) A woodruff key locks something to a shaft ( as in a mower ) Any budding engineers on the forum ? you are needed to get our economy going. We can only do so much with retailing stuff from China. So stop complaining the Tories have shafted you and get on your bikes ( or even learn how to fix them)
On 11 May 2015 at 11:34am Hello! wrote:
"all your socialist policies that you want everyone else to pay for, foreign aid, green taxes, benefits etc etc etc."
It's Cameron who ringfenced the foreign aid budget.
And on benefits, the biggest single source of expenditure is old age pensions. They're paid for out of the tax paid by current workers. Why should I pay for the upkeep of retirees?
On 11 May 2015 at 11:57am South Street Labourite wrote:
Well done Matt, you sell good quality beautiful plants and your sign is superb. Interesting that the foul language on here is from Tory Supporters. Not sure why they are so irate they got exactly what they wanted, yet more poverty, fewer full time jobs, more zero hours contracts, mauled animals, waiting list for NHS treatment extended, teaching assistants loosing jobs. This is only the beginning. Anyway, well, done Matt, an unexpected National Hero.
On 11 May 2015 at 12:07pm Horseman7 wrote:
This is not the first time Matt has nailed his colours to the mast outside his premises. He had a bit of a spat with Waitrose last year. I don't recall that incident producing a backlash.
I have purchased my perennials from Woodruff's for a few years and will continue to do so. Good quality plants at reasonable prices and good quality advice free of charge.
On 11 May 2015 at 12:29pm notforthelikesofus wrote:
Good on you Matt well done.
On 11 May 2015 at 1:04pm Daisy Daisy wrote:
All you red lot had the wrong man at the helm and now your throwing your petunias out your wheelbarrow!!
Who is he going to weed out his yard next?
Accept your lot, the population voted and you lost , it's called a democracy.
Obviously red Labour are like red Man. Utd can't bear losing to a better team!!
On 11 May 2015 at 1:45pm Mickey Gove wrote:
Daisy I know exactly what you mean. A man exercising his right to freedom of speech - it's political correctness gone mad!
Sleep easy as I lock him up as a traitor along with anyone else who dares to speak their mind. Ordinary hard working people should never be allowed to engage in politics - leave it to the professionals.