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Posted: 02/10/2016 at 11:35

As long as it wasn't one of these

Vine weevil larva

help with a difficult border

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 10:36

I'd plant pulmonaria, ferns and foxgloves there.  


Posted: 02/10/2016 at 10:27

Any chance of a photo? 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 10:24

Cheers folks!  I'll try not to spread it in your direction 

Anyone for honey and hot lemon? 

Although it's brightened up out there it's still very wet underfoot - the Under Gardener says if it dries out enough he'll do some of the jobs that need doing - mow the back lawn and pull up the squash plants - but if he can't do it today he'll do it later in the week   That'll enable me to get on with the bulb planting and mulching when it's dry enough.

Daft isn't it - I've spent the last month moaning 'cos it was too dry ... now I need to plant things it's too wet    but at least the grass seed on the front lawn has been watered 

Enough is enough

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 10:02

That's right Tetley ... that's what real gardeners do ... take a plot full of nasty stinging scratchy unfriendliness and turn it into beautiful, fascinating, colourful fruitfulness to feed our bodies and nourish our souls 

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 08:24

Good morning all   Woke with a stuffed up head and coughing and sneezing - I'm blaming the physio's receptionist who was coughing and sneezing and moaning to someone on the phone about how awful she felt   I might just spend the day drinking honey and hot lemon - the rest of the bulbs might have to wait "

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What's this bug/ insect? & bumblebee advice

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 18:07

One of the hoverfly tribe - possibly the Pellucid Fly 

As for keeping the bumblebees happy - grow winter flowering shrubs and flowers to provide them with nectar on sunny days when they wake up. 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 17:56

  I fell asleep on the sofa ........ woke up half an hour ago   Good job I'd got everything prepped for the curry- it's simmering away now and OH will be home very soon ... 

Does Trachelospermum jasminoides smell like jasmine sambac?

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 15:31

I'm probably one of the other twentynine then 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 15:21

The gods are moving the furniture upstairs here too - we also have the piddling down stuff as well.  

Supper is all prepped and waiting in the kitchen, kettle is on and knitting bag is waiting for me on the sofa - anything good on the telly Fidget? 

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Brrrrrrrrrrr! Cold night ahead

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Do you have an easy DIY solution? 
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Muscari parviflorum

Does anyone know this plant? 
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Anyone following the cricket?

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