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Plastic containers

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 07:16

I put ordinary plastic pots inside attractive ceramic or terracotta ones so I don't need to water so often and the plants look much better in the attractive pots. 

GW + Monty + Nigel = spring

Posted: 06/03/2016 at 07:18

Agree with everyone. So happy to see Monty, Nigel and Nellie! 

Reviving an elderly Peiris

Posted: 05/03/2016 at 15:42

I before E except after P is fine by me as spelling is not important on this friendly site!

Maybe Pieris grows too old to regenerate as many plants do. Would replacing it with a new specimen be too painful for you? You have done very well to keep it so long, especially as it is in a pot. 

Snow

Posted: 04/03/2016 at 16:45

I love your cats Pansy!  They know where the best place to be is. 

Little mites on my fuchsia leaves

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 09:24
  1. hello smy, fuchsias almost always get white fly when kept indoors. I know you have to keep them frost free in wintertime. I would take all the leaves off the fuchsia and cut the woody stems down to small twigs. it will recover in the spring, honest! You can rinse further outbreaks under the cold tap. As soon as the frosts are gone, put it outside.good luck with it

blind daff.bulbs

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:17

My Paper White bulbs which I planted a while before Christmas are at last growing but  without any flower buds. Disappointing.

WARNING!!!!!!

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 17:13

My lovely daughter-in-law comes from Barbados where the temperature outside is always 28 degrees or there abouts so I asked her how people greet each other. Apparently instead of weather comments, so usual in the UK the question is "what are you having for your dinner tonight?"!! 

New garden - suggestions for design please

Posted: 28/01/2016 at 15:09

Lucky you having a walled garden! I would have to have something growing up that lovely old wall such as espalier apples, peaches or pears. I hope you show us all what you eventually decide on with some more pictures!

Problems Storing Wellies

Posted: 27/01/2016 at 11:54

I once found a dead mouse in mine which I suspect had escaped from the cat we had at the time. I now put a polystyrene tube in each of the wellingtons and this keeps them upright. The tubing came from some my other half bought to insulate some pipes and this bit was left over. I just cut it in half and it does the job perfectly!

Nesting box

Posted: 10/01/2016 at 17:30

I think you are right Busy-Lizzie. I believe several birds have been photographed snuggled up inside a nesting box. My other half has just put another box up in our garden, I hope the birds make use of it in the cold spell just forcast

Discussions started by daydaisy

Ladybirds are waking up

 
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Global warming

 
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Bird feeders

Cleaning difficulties 
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Monty Don

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Christmas dilemma

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what is eating my Christmas cards?

 
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Winter flowers

 
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Thanks

 
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Frog spawn at last.

I had given up having any frogspawn this year 
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Grow bags, where are they?

I would like to start some salad stuff in a grow bag 
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Coffee grounds and slugs

Did you know it is illegal to kill slugs with coffee?! 
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Plant identification please.

I bought a gorgeous planter from Aldi but do not recognise this flower 
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Last Post: 23/05/2015 at 19:41

Goldfish with feelings!

I wouldn't believe this if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. 
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Help! My lovely Apple tree has got a rust looking patch on the bark

Is there anything I can do to stop the rot? 
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Dawn Chorus

Did anyone see this programme on BBC 4 last night? 
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