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Nightmare Lawn / Mole problems / Total Beginner

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 17:11

Now is always a good time 

Spade, garden fork, riddle to begin with.

Can any one tell me what this is

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 17:09

There are no known hazards listed.

Geums

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 13:28

Best time is Autumn, but possible in early Spring. Dig up the clump, they usually fall apart when you do, choose the newest pieces. Refresh the soil with compost and replant.

Nightmare Lawn / Mole problems / Total Beginner

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 13:25

Go to a Farm Outlet type emporium and buy yourself a couple of Mole traps, the scissors type. Try to find a run by probing the ground and set the trap in the run. Wear gloves as they can smell your hands on the trap. In an area that size you will only have one mole by the way, they are solitary animals.

As for the soil, then yes collect up the stones and glass and if you can sieve out the majority of them from the soil.

Hard work, but it is possible, we sifted over 200 tons of soil to clean it up.

Can someone kindly ID this for me please

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 10:53

It had absolutely no effect on my broken toe, which took nearly 5 months to mend.

Malus tschonovskii

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 20:48

Too wet? Overfed? This Crab apple only seems to produce fruit every other year for us.

Any information helpful!

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 20:46

There is a Variegated form and a double Variegated form mentioned in the Plant Finder.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 15:42

Here we go again, another wander round the old homestead. Tried to take different angles this time, but not easy.
http://s703.photobucket.com/user/Owdboggy/library/June%20Garden%202014
As a Slide show
http://s703.photobucket.com/user/Owdboggy/slideshow/June%20Garden%202014

my first succulent

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 12:31

Not really, they are fairly bomb-proof. Some of them are really hardy too. They can stand some frost as long as they are dry. I keep mine in an unheated very well ventilated greenhouse over winter and they seem to survive, even during the really cold winters of a couple of years ago.

There are a fair number of different ones available these days too.

Multiple plant id

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 14:01

The yellowish one could be Spiraea Golden Princess.

Discussions started by Berghill

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Snowdrops have started

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Clean trousers

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hurrah-first-discovery-of-the-new-season

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Leaf cutting bee help URGENT

 
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Potato problem

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Plant id

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Photo size

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Sheds

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A mild annoyance

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