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overgrown garden help?

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 17:34

Hi Vonbon and welcome

It doesn't really matter where you post - we'll find you

 

Can you take some pics of your garden and upload them here - it'll give us a better idea of the size and shape of your garden and your option - to upload a photo you need to click on the green tree icon above where you type your post and follow the instructions

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:30

Verdun!!!  No wonder you've got hiccups!!!

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:25

Panda!!!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/74528.gif?width=100&height=104&mode=max

 

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:19

Verdun, breathe in and out of a paper bag - it cures hiccups

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:14
Verdun wrote (see)
... Got Shropshire seaweed today?  Anyone tried it?

Haven't tried it but I do like using seaweed - it's really perked my bay tree up - let us know how you get on with it

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:12

Took it last time we were down your way - don't you remember?

Giant sunflower seed offer

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:10

I think that demand outsripped supply (and probably crashed the websites initially too - I could only get on one on Friday night).

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:08

Verdun!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/74526.gif?width=37&height=49&mode=max

 I'm going to make do with cod and chorizo with canellini beans thank you very much

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Posted: 27/04/2015 at 16:06

That was a busy afternoon - sorting out piles of dead vegetations, sticks, logs etc and making it all into more hidey-holes for hedgehogs etc in out of the way corners behind tree trunks etc.   I've also tried to sort out stacks of various plastic pots etc and in doing so discovered at least a dozen leopard slugs - they've been rehomed in the compost bins

Every so often the robin came and shouted at me that the mealworm dish was empty - I had a sit down on the terrace with mealworms on my lap and yes, he came and took them

The starlings that are nesting in next door's roof have also discovered the dish of live mealworms - robins take one at a time back to their nest - the starlings behave like a starving man at an All you can eat Buffet   You know those photos of puffins with their beaks full of fish !!!?

Planting out my Broad Beans

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 14:42

What variety were they?  I always grow Aquadulce Claudia - they seem to be as tough as old boots  for me (the plants that is, not the beans) - they were under 18" of snow for nine weeks the other winter and survived and cropped really well. 

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