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Latest posts by budlia63

What to do with a bucket of snails!!

Posted: 08/09/2012 at 17:04

i set slug and snail traps full of beer and once a week empty them in the drain and hose them down granted its a bit messy otherwise i cut slugs in half and stamp on snails then leave them for birds and others to eat

Aftercare of geums

Posted: 08/09/2012 at 16:56

I have Mrs Bradshaw which i planted two of last year they hardly flowered last year-probably putting roots down-this year they have been non-stop i cut them hard in winter/spring to tidy up the dead tops but otherwise just a sprinkling of pelleted chicken manure

can anyone name this plant?

Posted: 08/09/2012 at 16:48

Hi,  I did chat to lady she said it was hardy and would do well in our slightly shady border did cut it back last year and will do this to keep it in bounds the border is around 8" wide and the fence is 6" i have just been re-arranging some of its companions to give a bit of room summer/autumn colour is beautiful especially when sun shining on it have monarda  and lambs ears in front and crocosmia behind thanks

can anyone name this plant?

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 22:50

it hasn't flowered so I can't be certain but definately looks like the physocarpus and i didn't realise how big it gets oops hubby will be livid he's taken two weeks hols from wednesday lunchtime and we already took two trees out!

no blueberries

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 22:42

i blame the arctic snow melting so fast!

Keeping cosmos

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 17:47

now i can i thought i'd share a pic anyone got any more b interested to look at good companions

no blueberries

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 17:41

here's a pic at last!


can anyone name this plant?

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 17:32

i bought this plant(tall plant ,dark red leaves behind bergamot with purple flowers) at Tatton park flower show last year and when i got home realised it didn't have a label can anyone name it please?


local flower show

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 16:08

At last here's a pic


contact daniel haynes

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 15:54

hello Daniel, done what you said and here goes

 this is first pic i found  super thanks for all your help


Discussions started by budlia63

environmental responsiblity

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Last Post: 22/04/2013 at 20:21

pop ups urgh!

can't get rid of em 
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Last Post: 23/03/2013 at 19:08

Northern Light

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Last Post: 23/02/2013 at 20:25

kidling? is it worth getting GW subscription on ereader?

to buy or not to buy 
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Last Post: 17/01/2013 at 23:22

no more food talk please :o(

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Last Post: 04/01/2013 at 22:17

name the iris please

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Last Post: 12/11/2012 at 20:51

can anyone name this plant?

red leaved bought at tatton 2011 
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Last Post: 08/09/2012 at 16:48

no blueberries

established bush 
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Last Post: 30/12/2012 at 21:25

contact daniel haynes

can't upload images 
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Last Post: 27/12/2012 at 23:45

local flower show

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