Dovefromabove


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Sweet Rocket

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 07:10

There's one more option - whem I cut mine back in late summer it goes on the compost heap. When I use the compost for mulching little seedlings spring up. If they're in the 'wrong' place I move them ... Usually. This spring, what with 'family stuff' taking up a lot of time, I have a wonderful show of Sweet Rocket in the veg patch :-)

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 06:59

Morning all :). Had a better night just waking for soluble paracetamol and throat spray which really helped. 


Wet and drizzly here this morning so at least I'm not missing a gardening day. BL let me know when youre going to Classic Roses - if I'm germ free and don't have a parental probate meeting with brother I'd love to join you. 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 22:09

Wonky ((hugs)) I'm sure it'll all turn out for the good. Try not to worry. Xx

Russian Vine....

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 22:00

Absolutely fine if you have at least three acres - otherwise keep it out of your garden. There's one in the neighbouring garden which every year attempts to smother our large mature ash tree and we have to attack it with considerable vigour. 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 16:52

Hello, I'm back 


Nurse says it's all very red and swollen in there and that it looks very painful - I assured her it is. I have come home with Clarithromycin tablets and Difflam throat spray both on prescription, and soluble paracetamol. I have been told to rest so I'm on the sofa in front of the tennis - every cloud has a silver lining 


Valerie, have you accidentally 'Ignored' yourself?

Rounding up the slugs

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 16:37

Info about the toxicity of metaldehyde slug pellets here


http://www.pan-uk.org/pestnews/Actives/Metaldeh.htm 

My fuchsia is mutating!

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 16:28

Hi Zataweed   (good name)


Can you post a photo or two to give us a clue, please?

Rounding up the slugs

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 14:03

Yes, slug pellets containing metaldehyde (sp?) are harmful to other wildlife including birds and hedgehogs. 


It is believed that the ones containing ferric phosphate are not harmful. 

Leaning logs in a wildlife pond

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 08:55

I wouldn't worry about removing drowned slugs and snails - they'll decompose and provide nutrition for the multitude of micro-organisms and mini-beasts who will soon be inhabiting your pond. 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 08:39

Good morning all 


LilyP ((hugs)) and also for all others who have cares and sadness.


Fairy - enjoy the carpet 


Rotten night here - throat swollen and horrid - rang surgery just now and have appointment with Nurse Practitioner for 2.45pm.


Hosta, you can count me out re shovelling and barrowing today I'm afraid 

Last edited: 17 June 2016 08:40:35

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