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Latest posts by Alan4711

Bumble bees in my house - what to do?

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:33

Hi Jen we get big Queens every day on our white painted stucko ( there when we bought the house not me) and in the half done kitchen which has big windows they love it, i gave them some honey to give em a boost after waking up ,i put some in a jar top outside then a bit on my finger and then transfer them to the top outside works like a dream and i get a kick having them so close ,one day we had 3 side by side warming up, good luck ,im off to find mi sun goggles   

Gardening and Chickens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:19

Oi i heard that Mrs G your poor oldman a pain Never in life are we Ever a pain us men,

i think the chics sound great,all demeggs  oooh egg custard ,tart, egg an bacon sarny, from erin Sunny Norfolk good luck

ID Please

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 10:28

easier said than done you know,the gardens waiting loads to do,havnt  even explored our new home area, so loads to see new cafes ,car boots, pubs , cant wait Dove cant wait and yes to that drink, so take it easy yourself and good luck 

ID Please

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 17:19

Hi many thanks for the  Hebe girls and a big yes your both right,the picture confirms it except ours is about 50 foot long about 18 inches high and No flowers accept 2 small blue  heads, i,ll go looking for the ways of looking after it and try to get it into flower mode,,,as for the op i came out on Mon last,i had a Midline Primary Cervical Discectomy and Fusion-C6 corpectomy and synmesh cage,,so they took some out my spine and put some in, but i went in in a wheelchair and came out on crutches,and im using my left leg which was parralized, iv got a great big neck coller on for the next 9 weeks 24/7 not good ,BUT im better than before and i got to the greenhouse Sunday So i,ll be heading for the pub very soon, thanks for asking and good luck,Ps trees from Reads doing very well so r the figs 

ID Please

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 14:20

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/41370.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 Loads of it alongside the Laurel hedge,not sure how to look after this one not had it before Help if poss please 

apple trees

Posted: 03/04/2014 at 10:15

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?PID=156   from RHS good luck Mrs G

Help with Acer

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:06

Hi Gedam,i cant comment on the root that's been cut off but , if i repot a fair sized tree and at the moment im doing figs,the experts say if you cant go into a bigger pot or into open soil then remove 20% of the old rootball with a sharp knife repot 1 to 2 inches deeper than before adding new compost and tamp down well,this is usually done every 2 years god luck

"Bug. Hotel"

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 10:26

Tracy that's no hotel its a Pallet City just great well done, 

Slug solution....

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 10:21

we used to have a few ,silver and coppery  coloured ones in Wales, just superb creatures, if your lucky and there's more DONT  move them,they wake up about now and start mating ,hopefuly 7 to 9 live young in Aug to Sept, they eat slow moving small stuff including snails and slugs,your lucky.

Apple and plum trees for small garden

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 13:03

Sorry Sarah cant help with Oxfordshire ,so get a local good nursery and talk to someone there perhaps the owner is best,good luck.

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John Innes Homebase lies perhaps

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