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cat deterent

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 13:30

Citrus peel might help. Spread around the area and garden. My daughter had a problem with neighbourhood cats visiting and this did help to deter.

Cat nip helps stop the mouse smell but be prepared for some very spaced out moggies.(Haven't had any yowling!)

Indoor Plant

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 13:08

I had a Peace Lily Alan4711 but it was not happy and eventually expired despite TLC, I think it is the draught that causes the problem, but thanks anyway. The Mother in laws tongue look as if they could get tallish Diggindoris.

Indoor Plant

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 08:25

Ah. Might go for that then Gardenning Granny. Thanks 

Indoor Plant

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 22:08

Thank you both. Such choice!!!


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 17:04

Not tried spaghetti Gardengirl but I sometimes add mint and peas!

Wild flowers

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 15:33

I've just cut mine back to a couple of inches and raked off debris. Looks awhole lot better and didn't take very long


Posted: 28/10/2014 at 15:30

Make into soup. Part peel skin, slice length-wise. Remove seeds (with tea spoon).and chop. Put in saucepan with 2 chopped spring onions and fry gently for 2/3 mins. Add approx 100grms chopped potato and three quarters pint of veggie or chicken. stock. Bring to boil and simmer until tender. Salt and Black Pepper to taste.  Zizz up if you prefer smooth. Sounds complicated but is really easy.

Indoor Plant

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 11:42

I need a new house plant for a dull draughty corner? Ideas would be most welcome.

Wild flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 15:46

Don't grow Digitalis nutcutlet as particularly poisonous to cats and we have one (cat that is ) that tends to chew on anything as she doesn't see very well and negotiates the garden by smell and taste!  Same for Cornflowers Peter,

Wild flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:04


My word!  Wildflowers and bee friendlies have made a huge difference to the number and variety of visitors to our garden.  We moved here two years ago and took over a neglected shrubby type garden - some we have kept at the moment to add depth but other have gone.  We grew from seed bug friendlies and wildflowers and this year there have been loads of buzzes of varying types and butterflies in droves - none of them unusual but all of them beautiful.  They have particularly liked the Wild Marjoram, Thyme and Sage (which we let flower) .  We also let the clover grow in the lawn(?) and left white dead nettles to flower.  Calendula, Cosmos, Stocks have all been popular as well as Lavender and Verbena. Lots more to do, but we've made a start!  

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Indoor Plant

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What is this little plant?

A rampant weeds sorry wildflowe, or whatr 
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What is this little plant (2)

Fidgetbones - your reply not appearing 
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What's this little plant

Appearing and spreading along the ground and up whatever it can find! 
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What is this?

Unknown plant 
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