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Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 14:33

So do I. I haven't heard of that before, wonder if it really works.

Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:33

I have had that problem before, especially in dry weather. Ant powder was the only thing that worked, but usually I don't use insecticides. Case of needs must!

Sweet peas

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:30

They can be slow to germinate, old seeds are unreliable. But that is rather late to sow. I sow mine in the autumn and again in early spring. Also I sow mine 1cm deep.

An invasion of you forum lot's privacy...

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:21

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/81872.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

This used to be my avatar, some time ago. Very typical of me - buying plants! Then I thought real Busy-Lizzies would be prettier. But I think I was a rose in between.

 

That's scary

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:14

What I found really surprising was that he didn't have any protective clothing and he put his bare hands into the swarm!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 10:15

Morning all.

DD, as someone already said - if the edges are cut and the lawn mown it will look fine. I always feel that is so unfair, I spend hours weeding and it looks a mess, then OH rushes round with the tractor mower and it looks great! If you like I could come and cut the edges with my edging shears.

I must go and do something about the knee high weeds in the veggie garden, but at least there isn't a deadline to meet! And the earth is soft after the rain.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 10:06

No I didn't, Marion, although I knew about it. There wasn't time for everything. The first couple of days OH had to go to choir practice, then there was the Concert.

I hope you enjoy the talk, I'm sure you will.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 19:37

Wonky, your Mum knows about our Suffolk visit and I'm hoping to meet her. We are going to Beth Chatto, Hyde Hall, Bressingham, among others. First staying near Beccles, then further South. My grandparents used to live in Southwold so we had family holidays there.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 18:16

On previous page I said DD's garden is open on the 29th, but it's Sunday 28th.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 18:14

DD, have replied to your email.

Been tired this afternoon, watched Escape to the Country (Suffolk, going to Suffolk in July) and fell asleep. Meant to do weeding in veggie garden when we got back from shopping. Also meant to take lawnmower to be repaired as it won't start, the one OH uses for banks and fiddly bits. Have to wait til tomorrow.

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no emails as well as small text

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