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07/09/2011 at 18:34
how odd as today i was doing some gardening and i was clearing up around my pond and i noticed loads and loads of what i thought was frogspawn but without the black dot in the middle,so it must have been snail eggs ....
07/09/2011 at 21:04
my problem is with earwigs eating my cabbages, any ideas ?
08/09/2011 at 14:46
Also ich vermute das ist eh lediglich ne kurzweilige Erscheinung
08/09/2011 at 19:39
This is my first winter working on an allotment and want to sow green manure. Have scoured many garden centres but can't find any of the seeds, recommended by Monty, such as rye grass. Who knows where I can purchase some.
08/09/2011 at 20:03
whats all the above to do with snail/slug eggs...???..!!!.
09/09/2011 at 05:32
thats something i have never seen before i see slugs all the time but never any eggs like that quality comforter sets
09/09/2011 at 06:11
please could you tell me how to stop earwigs from killing my roses. I have tried everything, all sorts of bug sprays but nothing seems to work.
09/09/2011 at 08:06
hi ya i have found what looks like a lily bettle but it is green could you tell me what this might be i havent noticed any damage yet it is on my rudabeckia thing ive spelled that incorectly there is three so far be so grateful for your input
09/09/2011 at 12:59
sheild get them in black and green....or grasshopper...
12/09/2011 at 09:30
mitch,green fingers is right it is probably a juvenile sheild bug (they look very different from the mature ones) & are harmless. for the green manure mustard or land cress are a good sub & the seeds are available in wilkinsons.earwigs-fill a small pot with straw place upside down on a cane regularly inspect & squash any lurking earwigs or live & let live
15/09/2011 at 18:30
How do I know when my sweetcorn are ready to pick?
16/09/2011 at 20:42
Thanks for that, I was wondering what thing would grow from the clump off eggs I found the other week.
18/09/2011 at 13:26
Is it ok to plant foxgloves on my allotment they won't poison my vegetables will they?
18/09/2011 at 13:36
Green Manure is found sometimes in your local Garden Centre thats where i found it last year. I have found lots of slugs with eggs this year i put them in a bin then take them all to the tip when i have loads.
18/09/2011 at 13:51
Thanks for the article. I'd found a bunch of these last week, didn't know what they were but threw them anyway! Glad I did. Earwigs - put a little washing up liquid in water in a spray bottle and squirt it at them whenever you see them. Works a treat!
18/09/2011 at 15:43
I bought a Lupin Tree at a summer fete, Can anyone advise me hoe to look after this plant. is it winter hardy, does it need sun or shade and does it need to be cut down for the winter
18/09/2011 at 19:03
Mary, your tree lupin was a good buy as it will add nitrogen to your soil. It likes a sunny position and grit added to the soil if your soil is heavy. It is winter hardy and I should not cut it back this year but you can after it flowers next year and it will give you a second flush of flowers.
19/09/2011 at 07:40
I noticed a significant drop in slug activity. I found out why yesterday while faffing about in the garden I found a gigantic toad under my rhubarb. The previous day I found the biggest frog I've ever seen. I guess the new pond is paying dividends.
17/10/2011 at 14:33
do i have to pinch out sugar snap peas at a certain hieght
28/11/2011 at 18:44
Had to chuckle that an article on slug eggs is posted in the "Grow and Eat" section. Eeew!
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