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Latest posts by daydaisy

Can anyone identify these worms?

Posted: 14/01/2014 at 17:34

I have googled extensively and really cannot positively identify these tiny worms. The nearest possibility seems to be wire worms which are the larva of the click beetle, though why they should end up in my terracotta plant pot I don't know. Anyway I'm glad I didn't put them on the garden just in case!

Can anyone identify these worms?

Posted: 14/01/2014 at 08:07

unfortunately I didn't take a photo of them and just disposed of them along with the snails and slugs on the field opposite my house, they were in the sludgy damp soil that had accumulated at the bottom of the pot and also around the drier sides. There were two huge wood lice there also and I wondered if they had anything to do with them?

Can anyone identify these worms?

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 20:16

After watching Tony Buckland on the Great British Garden Revival programme I was inspired to make a herb pot. I duly retrieved a large ceramic pot from a corner of my garden and found lots of slugs and snails hibernating in the sludgy base of the pot. There were also masses of tiny creamy white thread worms. I did not what to dispose the sludge on my garden as I didn't know what they were. Does anyone have any ideas as to what they might be? 

Repotting new Christmas tree

Posted: 30/11/2013 at 16:12

I would leave it outside for as long as possible and put it outside again promptly after all the festivities are over. I have kept them going for a couple of years this way but I have never planted one in the garden. Good luck with yours!  

Please! Help!

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 11:51

LittleMiki a lawn needs proper drainage if it to not get flooded and mudded. There are different grasses for different uses.(i,e. bowling greens, paying fields etc)  I would google "how to lay a lawn for kids". U-tube can be great for advice. I think the idea of having a dog run is good. Gravel can get into small knees so I would think carefully about that. I do hope you find what you are looking for. 

Help needed to plant and screen off 5 metre garage next door

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 18:43

We had a similiar problem so I planted a conifer. The garage is now hidden from our view. I do hope you find a way forward with this issue as I know how these things can impact on your life.

Please! Help!

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 16:42

If you really want somewhere for the children to play and the dogs to run around perhaps a new lawn made up of a tough type of grass is the way forward. I would get advice about proper drainage for the lawn too.Hard landscaping could be incorporated into your design so you have somewhere to put a garden seat. Plants in pots are less likely to be dug up by dogs or trampled on by children. I will be interested in ideas from others and hope you get many replies. Good luck!

John Innings Number 1

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 16:28

Is this year's compost alright for next year ?  I know you are not supposed to use left over compost the next season but perhaps unopened compost will be alright.

A lone goldfish

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 19:01

That's interesting Fairygirl. Perhaps it's common behaviour as Dave Morgan says they're loners by nature. You can't help feeling a little sad for them!

A lone goldfish

Posted: 31/10/2013 at 15:52

Perhaps he's not too unhappy then!   The other three seem like close buddies and are always together though.

Discussions started by daydaisy

Coffee grounds and slugs

Did you know it is illegal to kill slugs with coffee?! 
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Last Post: 18/06/2015 at 08:14

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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Last Post: 17/05/2015 at 16:19

Dawn Chorus

Did anyone see this programme on BBC 4 last night? 
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Last Post: 06/05/2015 at 00:35

I have just bought some Cossack tomatoes, has anyone else grown them?

Due to a spring holiday I have had to buy my tomato plants this year. 
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Last Post: 29/04/2015 at 09:44

The history of the land we call our garden.

What have you found in your garden? 
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Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 11:34

Can anyone identify this plant for me?

This little plant has appeared in an unloved part of my garden. 
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Last Post: 27/04/2015 at 19:07

Composting moss

Is it OK to compost moss or should it be put in the green bin? 
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Last Post: 06/04/2015 at 17:49

Goldfish and tadpoles

Will my goldfish eat the tadpoles? 
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Last Post: 28/03/2015 at 18:10

Gardener's World programme

seeds or Is it legal to bring seeds back from abroad to UK?i 
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Last Post: 23/03/2015 at 18:00

What is in my compost heap?

What is this ash like substance in the compost? 
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Last Post: 17/03/2015 at 09:52

Skinny leeks

My leeks won't grow! 
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Last Post: 14/03/2015 at 17:27

Scented Pelagoniums

Can anyone advise me  
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Last Post: 16/01/2015 at 14:52

Plum tree infestation

Can I replace with a cherry tree? 
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Last Post: 12/08/2014 at 16:27
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