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What is your weather like?

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 08:50

Just heard from son - Orwell Bridge closed, Operation Stack in progress, trees down and a garden shed being retrieved from the A14.  Rain just started again here - hope there's something good on the telly today

What the hellebores is going on?

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 08:31

I'd feed them in the spring Berkley - it'll do the bulbs good too

Slugs and catapillars! Surprised I have any plants left!

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 08:10

Encourage birds, frogs and hedgehogs into your garden - they'll help you in the fight against the slugs and caterpillars.

And in the meantime, until you've achieved a balance in your garden, get some nematodes (Nemaslug) to treat your soil against slugs - it'll help prevent the next generation or two

It's a bit early in the year for caterpillars - what do yours look like?

Monty's Dog

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 07:55

Disagreeing calmly and respecting each other's opinions isn't a row - a row is when you say nasty unkind things to each other - that's not healthy - believe me I know, been there, done that - being unkind to each other isn't healthy, not no way! 

B3 wrote (see)

A person cannot be nagged if  they do what he's told first time.

That was Pa's philosophy - and as he got older he also developed intermittent deafness too.  As he pointed out, Ma had never knowingly been wrong and he wasn't going to be the person to tell her what she didn't know

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 07:48

Good morning DD and anyone else who's about   G'day Pat if you're around

Pretty blustery and jolly wet here but thoughts with those of you more affected by Storm Katie - hope everyone's got their hatches battened down and their hard hats on and not too much damage done.  ((hugs))

What is your weather like?

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 07:43

Take care Flowers!

Windy here in Norfolk too and it's been very wet, there are a couple of inches of water laying on one end of the herb bed.  Temp 6.9C at the moment.

According to R4 news it's much worse on the south coast.  Keep your heads down and your hatches battened folks ((hugs))

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:27

I use an old yoghurt pot or cream carton - weigh the right amount out and mark  the level on the carton with a felt tip pen.  Then you can use it as a scoop

Prairie planting scheme

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:24

Ah, we were posting at the same time

Prairie planting scheme

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:09

Hello Hill Crest and welcome to the forum

Go ahead, tell us about your garden and your plans ... if you can post photos that would be good.

To post a photo you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  Sometimes it takes a while to load.  If it doesn't work, let us know

What are these things?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:00

They wouldn't - they'd spread things around - Pansyface is right - nasturtium seeds

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