diggingdoris


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Fence paint options, algae removal?

Posted: 21/12/2015 at 16:06

It looks just like mine and I use cuprinol ducks back in autumn brown.

Colditz escape!

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 18:14

Yes we had a rat a few years ago , sitting in the compost bin when I lifted the lid. Frightened the life out of me! But we found it later that year, dead and floating in one of the water butts. But no doubt there's more than one around. A neighbour does up old cars and has a pile of junk the other side of our 7ft fence, so maybe that's their home. We'll keep an eye on the situation.

Autumn planting of Alliums (not!!)

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 13:33

I bought some allium bulbs last month half price at garden centre and have just planted them in large container with some tulips underneath. It's a bit late for planting the tulips I know as they were just starting to send up a shoot, but the alliums were not showing any growth. So I hope they will al be ok.

Colditz escape!

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 13:25

I don't think anything was tunnelling in as there was only a pile of soil by the hole inside the GH, nothing to show on the outside other than a nice round hole!

Colditz escape!

Posted: 14/12/2015 at 12:51

Just checked the greenhouse as it's been shut for about 3 weeks without me looking in it, and discovered a very neat 3 inch hole down and under the side of it and out into the garden. A creature obviously got trapped in there and had seen the film, so decided to tunnel under the perimeter like Charles Bronson! No wonder my  Jack Russell has been paying a lot of interest to that end of the garden. I just wish I knew what had made the hole.

Mussel shell uses

Posted: 24/10/2015 at 11:24

I put mine in the oven after I'd been baking, while oven was cooling down. It made them more crispy and  easier to crush. I put them in a carrier and and stood on them . Mind you with 8 kilos worth GG it could take you a while! I found the dog was interested in having a munch if I put them out without baking them. I dread to think what broken muscle shells would have done to his guts!

Confused Crocus?

Posted: 19/10/2015 at 11:18

Yes I thought of that but they may give me a bag of crocuses again! Especially if there's a problem at their suppliers. Worth a try anyway. Thanks

Confused Crocus?

Posted: 18/10/2015 at 18:33

I can't exactly dig them up and take them back to Wyevale for a refund can I?

Confused Crocus?

Posted: 18/10/2015 at 17:03


 

No they haven't which has made me suspicious. I bought some iris reticulata  bulbs recently and I think there must have been a mistake as I'm sure these crocuses are coming up where I planted the irises. These look like crocus speciosus to me What do you think? I've never bought any of those!

Plant identity question..

Posted: 18/10/2015 at 16:31

What a beautiful border! Certainly something to aspire to.

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Forsythia flowerless

 
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Amaryllis stem

 
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Amaryllis stem

 
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new layout

help with scrapbook 
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Clematis problem

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evergree trellis cover

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Early Hyacinth!

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Colditz escape!

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Confused Crocus?

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Can you identify?

pink and purple wildflower 
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Weeping fig losing leaves

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yellowing leaves on bay

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unused tea bag uses

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Tulip type name?

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