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Latest posts by Daintiness

why-are-some-of-my-fuchsias-so-disappointing

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 22:31

Maybe move them into a different position - swap some of those that are doing well with those that are not doing so well and see what happens. If we are going to get more warm weather and possibly a mild September you could still get flowers.

I would be inclined to give them a feed of tomato feed once a week - that's what I usually do at this time of year to keep my baskets and troughs going into autumn.

hedgehogs

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 22:27

I got mine in a large Tescos in the pet aisle near the bird food - called The Right food for...hedgehogs - approved by wildlife hospitals etc. Says you can leave it out for a few days - looks like dried cat food but smells completely different. I'm sure chains like Peta at Home etc do it too.

control-systems

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:49

Schools and colleges are out at the moment yet non motorized weeders and quality control analysis are in and neither thread has made any sense to me....I must be getting old  

can-you-id-this-vine

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:15

Oops!  I forgot to say thank you....so thank you very much to all of you. I am very grateful and quite polite! 

Sara4 - LOL - I can't believe you said that!! As I took the photo I actually bent my fingers slightly away from the camera in case it picked up the dirt!!

can-you-id-this-vine

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:12

Well Dovefromabove I think you have got it! From what I read should be wonderful in autumn - I'll post a picture when it colours and forget about fruit, flowers, pruning just encourage it to spread!!

non-motorised-weed-spreader

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 20:36

I have a spreader for my lawn and from one year to the next I might buy a different make of product or different product depending on my need and special offers eg just lawn feed or lawn feed and weed or mosskiller plus weed and feed....there is no way I can vary how much of the product is spread and I can't find any marking on the spreader to say how much is being spread per m. I just have to rely on all the companies being about the same overall.

can-you-id-this-vine

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 20:29

On googling kiwi leaves they seem to be heart shaped. There are no hairs on the leaves or stems...could be another variety - I know nothing about kiwis.

can-you-id-this-vine

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 16:37

Hi, I can't id this vine and would like some help please.

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 It has produced no flowers or fruit at all but put on masses of growth. Any ideas? Thanks

non-motorised-weed-spreader

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 08:14

The best weed spreaders are dandelions, sycamore trees and cleavers in my garden!  

staghorn-sumac

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 11:58

There have been several threads about his plant recently - type in the search box and all the threads should come up. The main chat was about suckers coming from the roots and throwing up new unwanted plants therefore how to kill them! It is a lovely tree but be aware once you have got it it is difficult to get rid of. I haven't heard any problems about roots/foundations but I would be inclined to be careful about siting this plant as it can get very big and you may need to dig around the root area.....

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