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Friend or Foe

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 20:39

I think it is a willowherb species

Friend or Foe Part 2

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 20:37

It is 100% plant, but could be a weed.  A Potato plant growing in a Barley field is a weed!

Where are YOU?

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 22:57

Another East Anglian. My garden and I are near Bury St Edmunds

Peanuts for birds

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 22:48

Victoria is spot on. Several years ago the Birdfoods Standards Association was formed. Now the Birdcare Standards Association.  They aim to sell quality bird food which is aflatoxin free.


Posted: 15/08/2013 at 21:43

I have a mixture which were free on gardening magazines and lots of old seeds from previous years. My last purchases were from Marshalls and Terwins. Terwins because they are local to where I live in Suffolk.

What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 22:27

Probably spelled incorrectly but Aqualegia, they are looking great at the moment and the bees are busy in them.

Seeds not growing

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:12

I would have thought a proper cloche rather than fleece so the soil can actually warm for at least 2 weeks before sowing. It has been exceptionally cold though and I am sowing into the greenhouse at the moment toplant out later.

Raising tadpoles in the classroom

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:09

There is also the risk of spreading disease into otherwise clean ponds.

Arrange to go to a local nature reserve, many now have pond dipping facilites and a warden who would be more than happy to help with ID.


Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:05

Blackbird and Collared Dove have been busy in our garden coolecting dry grass and fine twigs.

Christmas Greetings

Posted: 24/12/2012 at 21:30

Sadly no picture but a Happy Christmas to all of you frm a wet Suffolk.  All the best for 2013, may the veggies be with you.

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