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New Secret Garden feature

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 09:52

Can I suggest you PM Daniel about this


Posted: 07/03/2015 at 09:02

I didn't say it was easy Some of the ivy around our garden had been there for nearly half a century -  my OH used an axe and a saw as well as forks and spades - but the roots don't go deep and it's still a more reliable way than using a herbicide.

It's not the first time I've taken on established ivy and won, but it's the first time I had the help of my OH



Posted: 07/03/2015 at 08:58

That's interesting James - thanks for letting us know


Posted: 07/03/2015 at 08:06

Good morning all   I beat you all -  I fell asleep before it started   Thank goodness I've got it on a Series Link and was able to wake up at watch it at 9pm - and there was me saying yesterday that I wanted it on between 8 and 9 LOL   Yes, loved the dogwoods and rubus etc - gorgeous - have I got room for a patch of dogwoods and would they cope with how dry the soil gets in the summer in the back garden near the ash trees?

Still overcast here, but I'm up and dressed and getting ahead of myself so that I've got plenty of time to go out and play in the garden - I've got some digging to do to extend the Little Wilderness. 

It's my birthday

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 07:59

A belated Happy Birthday to Perki - hope you had a lovely day


And a Happy Birthday to Liri

 Enjoy your day


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:10

Too true Bob


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:02

This might be helpful

Slug..... Or is it ?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 18:53

Of course, that doesn't mean it isn't a slug but ..............


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 18:52

That looks like eelworm damage to me.  Often a problem on newly cultivated land.  Some potato varieties (particularly the earlier ones) are more resistant. 

Slug..... Or is it ?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 18:35


But Neet is an experienced gardener of 40 years and he says he's never seen anything like it, and he says it doesn't have the texture of a slug

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