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Stoney soil for new lawn

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 10:14

A 0.75m3 builders bag of top soil will cover 15m2 at 50mm deep. I'd say you only want half of that at most to give you a good covering over the stones and something for the seeds to really establish themselves.

So I'd go for 7 bags of topsoil to cover your area. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:45
plant pauper says:

Dove it's just vegetable matter. She follows the guinea pig round like he's a bubble gum machine. Yum Yum.

She's eaten a whole lot worse!!! 

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 I've just burst out laughing so hard I've startled the dog. 

They are such adorable creatures.

Sick Parrot ?

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:42

Our cherries are being devoured at an alarming rate by the blackbirds if it helps. (Just thinking the colours might match).

Site Feedback

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:39

If you're a newbie reading this please don't be put off; this forum isn't the easiest to work out especially if you're on a mobile device.

The friendliest of people on this forum who positively fall over to help (don't tend to see you answering many newbie posts Mike) all use the latest posts function so don't care one jot where you pop up!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:35

Can't help you with that one Punk; just check up on her when you can, offer to collect her (if possible) in case she's not up to travelling home unaccompanied), and remind her that no one else will be grateful for her struggling on at work if she spreads germs to the whole office. 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 07:40

Pat; my parents house over looks a church yard. They once spent several weeks worrying when a family of badgers appeared to be trying to move in; fortunately no one was dug back up.

Morning all! Monday is my "day off" so I have been assigned my chores and things a housewife must do to achieve greatness, order, and stand a chance of surviving the week intact.

In a way I like the idea if a day to myself to sort the house out. It means I might actually get the room to stay clean for more than I'VE JUST CLEANED THAT SINK OH MY LORD WHY ARE YOUR WALKING BOOTS IN THE SINK??

Keep safe everyone. Remember; if you're undecided about something make a cup of tea. Keep drinking tea until the pressing urgency from your bladder forces an answer.

Passiflora, can I plant it in the ground?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:25

Sensible idea Mrs. G!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:24

Oh Punkdoc. I hope your other half starts to feel better soon. Sometimes an early night or even a half hour nap does wonders but it can be very distressing for others. So make sure help is sort if you think it needed though.

I'm trying to decide what I want to do with the pond; I'm torn between letting the grass grow up to the edge or whether to have flower beds around it or... whoever said gardening is relaxing??

Passiflora, can I plant it in the ground?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:15

Mine got left in its pot (cut right back) outside all winter this year. Admittedly it was a mild one for Yorkshire but it's popped back just fine.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 19:27

Oh Wonky!!! How annoying. I hope it's all insured at least so there's that option if required.

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