Alina W

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car park

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 19:08

I don't think that mint would tolerate being driven on. Your best bet would be a water-permeable weed suppressant membrane under the gravel, I would have thought.

Sumac Tree Removal

Posted: 21/08/2016 at 23:19

I'm not sure that glyphosate will kill the suckers - I think you will need SBK for those, because the roots are long.

Advice for cherry tree

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 22:57

It looks very much like it ran short of water while you were away. Check the soil around it; if it's very dry, water it again and keep it moist (not soaking wet). Some leaves may revive, or you may not get any fresh ones until next spring, but hopefully the tree will survive.

Identification please

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 19:01

Slime mould?

feeding the birds

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 21:49

I feed all year round, and have done for years. As far as I can tell, the food seems to help more birds survive, but they don't eat the foods provided exclusively by any means. We regularly see parent birds with beakfuls of grubs and spiders.

Will anything grow in here??

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 23:52

In truth, not a lot likes growing under pine trees, although you could try native bluebells, for example. When clearing bracken, remember that its spores can be carcinogenic. This might bee useful:

Digging Up Potatoes.... found an EGG!!

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 23:34

Could it be a fox stealing duck eggs somewhere? They bury eggs.


Posted: 11/08/2016 at 22:10

The torches are good for annuals, and they will also fry seeds near the surface. But I think their greatest appeal is the satisfaction you get in burning weeds

Damson fruit

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 22:05

If "sap" appears on the fruit it can also be a sign of wasps feasting on the fruit.

Font changed?

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 22:04

No change for me, Dave - have you changed browsers, perhaps?

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German myrtle, Bride's myrtle, m.communis microphylla

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