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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Maggots in compost bin

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 09:52

I leave my little bin outside in summer, don't want those flies in the kitchen. Needs emptying on compost heap more often and washing out.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 09:49

Morning all, overslept. Must rush, plant potting to do before going out to lunch.

Maggots in compost bin

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 22:52

Decaying veg  attracts fruit flies, they lay eggs, eggs hatch maggots, they become fruit flies. Decaying veg becomes compost, flies lose interest, OK for use. 

Common. milkweed

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 22:42

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/indexmag.html?http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artfeb05/bjmilkweed.html 

No. I thought milkweed was a wild flower I have, but looking at this it isn't. Wonder what my low growing little thing is

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 19:39

Sounds lovely, sky is flawless black here, getting chilly.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 19:38

Verdun could always come here and help with the potting. Lots of other interesting gardening stuff for him to do too, like weeding and cutting back.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 19:01

My parcel of plants came late morning, but I've only had time to pot on half of them, over 200, mostly pansies and violas. Lunch, car to garage, 2 visitors, watered pots and now it's to late. Will have to finish tomorrow morning, but going out to lunch.

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 18:54

Woolly Bear, the caterpillar of the Tiger Moth seems the closest, but not quite right.

weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 16:57

Thanks Mel, I'll have a look. Love some of the answers!

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 16:55

I had almost given up on Sweet Peas because in July and August it can be in the 30°s for days at a time. But this year it was cooler and wetter than usual.

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