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Posted: 11/10/2015 at 15:10

Fidget ((hugs)) so glad you had a lovely day   Enjoy Cornwall - we highly recommend the amazing Hedgehog Icecreams on Chapel Porth beach - free parking if you're member of NT- and it's a lovely secluded little cove with not many visitors - absolutely beautiful

 Of course you may be miles away from there - Cornwall's a big place. 

Afraid we all behaved disgracefully at your Hen Party - you were very wise to leave early

Clearing overgrown garden

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 15:00

If you want to take some photos and post them on here we can try to identify things you may not be sure about, spot treasures and give you some ideas of your options and the best plan of attack.

To post photos on here you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  Afraid it doesn't work for iphones, yet ...

If you need any help just yell

Hormone rooting powder

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 14:57

One of the properties of HRP that can be beneficial is that it has anti-fungal properties which help prevent rot setting into the developing roots.

Some people say that using honey instead of HRP has the same benefits.

I've not tried it but I can't see that it would do any damage.

My privet topiary leaves have gone white

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 14:53

Have you clicked on the green tree icon?  That should give you a window with instructions.

Another way is to upload your photos to a photo-hosting site and post a link.

Hope that helps


Posted: 11/10/2015 at 14:00

I have found that sometimes a large native D. purpurea foxglove will go on for a third year and flower again, but it's never as good as the previous year's flowering.  Not tried with Excelsior types though.

To be honest, if you've got some good plants ready to plant out I'd take up the old ones that have flowered and replace them with fresh plants.

Is this really cruel?

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 13:20

Don't think there's any need to worry SGL

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 13:07

Afraid it and a few others are a bit slightly on the wonk, but my excuse is that I'd somehow crooked my neck and shoulder

Is this really cruel?

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 12:33

Bad pennies SGL

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 12:31

I think those problems occur if a dog gets access to a bag of bonemeal and wolfs the lot down - it shouldn't be a problem when a small amount is scattered.  All sorts of things have been surgically removed from dogs' stomachs

It doesn't mean that we shouldn't have those things around our homes - just that if we've got a dog inclined to gluttony we should keep a close eye ......... speaking as someone who's Springer regularly ate lumps of frozen dog meat wrapped in cling film left out to thaw, not to mention the childrens' wax crayons, husband's socks and pieces of Lego - how do I know?   They came out the other end and were found on the lawn 

Camera Corner

Posted: 11/10/2015 at 12:21

It was soooooooooooooooo peaceful down there Hosta - even in St Ives

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