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Secure Garden Shed

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 11:32

Hi Dave, they look good dont they, a friend of mine has 3 of them,the problem we both found was  with shed ,garage etc security is as we all know, as a  lock only stops an honest man,iv just had an approach light fitted to the garage that need not wake the neighbourhood as i can point it almost as close to the actual doors as i want ,i will do the same for the new shed when we get it,pointed a little high so animals dont activate it, yes we think they work well,  good luck Dave 

Houseplant question (Parlour Palm)

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 11:17

Hi logan,i found this on palm care    ithttp://hubpages.com/hub/Parlour-Palm-Care   it might help    

Apples

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 10:59

nice one Bob youv just introduced a Yorkshireman to a Dogs Snout hope hes got a sense o uma, lots of these iv never even heard of, im surprised there isnt one called Pudding,only 2b eaten on Sunday  ava gooden

Reviews

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 12:09

snap iv got the same dont know how

Hydrangia Annabelle

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 12:06

What about doing the Dove bit,then in June July take some good cuttings then late next winter or early spring a complete hair cut to base for a nice new plant by that time your cuttings would replace any problems which i dont think you will get as hydrangeas are tuff cookies. just a thought, 

relocating shrubs

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 11:43

Hi Elisnor, youv  probebly  done the plant a favour, leaving the dead heads on Mopheads gives some frost protection, remove dead heads in early spring down to first strong healthy pair of buds.   Lacecaps are hardier they can be cut back to the second pair of leaves below the head after flowering in order to stop seeds developing, once the plants are established cut out one or two older stems to encourage more growth,if they have been neglected cut all down to base for a new plant however no flowers till the following year, other types vary 

willow arc

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 11:17

And remember how there roots spread.

willow arc

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 11:15

Rubber if you go to  the net     Willow trees fence,    just look at these amazing shapes unbelievable so clever

Talkback: Leafcutter bees

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 11:08

Hi, ref my bit yesterday, no advert i promise there is a cracking mason bee home ,looks like a swiss chalet and cheap  on you know where, avalook,

 

Cats

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 10:55

Hi Rosie,let me make myself clear i never have nor ever will hurt an animal of any kind,Right at our last house we spent hundreds of pounds on fencing to keep the cats out,we could not fence the front so we slated it,the new owner tells me he has now  built a wall, my partner Kate was almost in tears watching her nice garden being destroyed on a daily basis as well as having 3 beautiful slow worm killed,  so we tried the Jeyes ready mixed spray on the surrounds of the borders, we did this every other day for a weekish, if we planted anything we gave a little spray around the newly dug area as the cats love freshly dug soil, making sure the spray did not touch the plants, the visits halved in one week then stopped , we sprayed once a fortnight and had only 2 visits in 3 months, i also sprayed across all the driveway entrance and the cats would sniff it and walk on, No cats hurt as they just dont like the smell, i do understand its Not the cats fault, and at the moment our very nice neighbour has just purchased a nice tom so were trying the next door neighbour friend who feeds me sometimes way, hope it works as he,ll be round soon ,i find this ok as i get his company but Dug next door gets the bills   

hope this helps Rosie we know how you feel but they can be deterred without tears or harm good luck

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