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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 18:02

Bless you Dove.

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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 18:01

I'm getting a few more than 2 threads, but not the full monty; what is it about the chicken manure? It seems to be everywhere

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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 17:59

Dove, that Hellebore is lovely and I don't usually like doubles.

Talkback: Birds - make your own bird box

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 17:57

Dove, I think I'm hooked; have downloaded plans for bird boxes. Bird B&B will hopefully be up and running soon


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 10:12

I compost everything I can fit in the 2 bins and then each Autumn I have to take about 20 sacks to re-cycling, which gets turned into compost by the Council. Would love a shredder, but no room for more compost bins

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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 10:03

Between Great Ouse and the Nene, surrounded by canals, but near the Gravel bank pumping station.

Talkback: Birds - make your own bird box

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 10:01

If I put up several boxes with different size openings for different birds, how far apart should they be? Should they go on the back of the studio facing North, though there is a strong security light there which responds to movement; on the East side is a lean to greenhouse which might confuse the birds. If placed in a tree, how to fasten them there without using screws?


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 09:47

Clarington, brilliant!

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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 09:41

Thank you Clarington, there is one more high tide tonight, but there is no way the water is coming this far inland I think (no thanks to the info supplied by the Environment Agency whose web site was virtually down yesterday due to volume, I guess, of people trying to get access!) A pity government organisations never seem to get the IT thing right.

Sulking Servers! Now I can almost feel a limerick coming on

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Posted: 06/12/2013 at 09:34

Dove, that sounds like a fabulous place to visit

Discussions started by artjak

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Advice needed on propagation 
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Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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