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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Wilting pelargonium leaves

Posted: 12/10/2015 at 06:43

Hello   What are you going to do with them when the cold weather hits?

Shrubs for birds' nests/cover

Posted: 12/10/2015 at 06:37

That's going to be great, especially with those climbers as well - just what the birds need.  Glad to see your robin has signalled his approval


Posted: 12/10/2015 at 06:19

Good morning all   G'day Pat   Lovely pictures - it all looks so green compared with earlier pics.


Think we may be getting some frosts this week ...........

Oooh, I need


Weed Killer

Posted: 12/10/2015 at 06:13

That's what I'd do Fidget - I'd dig over the allotment again, getting out what weed roots etc that I can.  Then in the spring I'd treat any re-growth with Roundup.

Remember to leave the weeds long enough for the Roundup to take effect.  They need to be brown and dead before you pull them up otherwise the glyphosate won't have got into the roots and any little bit left behind will regrow.

Good luck


Posted: 11/10/2015 at 19:15

See you in the morning folks!  Sweet dreams


Posted: 11/10/2015 at 19:05

Oooh!  I'm jealous!

I think it looks like a caterpillar of the Death's Head Hawk Moth - lucky lucky you


Posted: 11/10/2015 at 18:58

Snap Jo!  Are you thinking what I'm thinking?


Posted: 11/10/2015 at 18:57

I can't see very clearly ... does it have a sort of horn-like thing on one end?

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 18:15

I cut down the runner beans and the haulms hae gone to the compost heap. The cane teepee has been deconstructed and the canes tidied away and dug over and weeded  that whole area ready to sow the broad beans later in the month

Children in Need Sponsored Walk

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 18:06

Jolly well done


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