Dovefromabove


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stagnant pond

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 11:43

We have a small wildlife pond - we use this regularly as per the instructions https://www.pond-planet.co.uk/pond-c1/food-treatments-c50/pond-treatments-c23/blagdon-extract-of-barley-straw-p40?gclid=CN3-qJ_Ogc0CFcSRGwodhVAN2A 


and the Sludge Control by the same company . We get it on Amazon - we have clear water with lots of wildlife including water snails, damsel flies, frogs, newts and grass snakes


Good luck 

Forum notifications - update

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 10:12

The notifications used not to work properly, but now that they've been fixed I think you need to tick the box otherwise you'd get notifications on every thread you posted on which for some of us would be a vast number. 


HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 08:58

Overcast and a bit blustery here today, but hey ho ... we'll still get the jobs done 


Why is it that unpleasant PMs, trolls and ne'er-do-wells always raise their ugly heads at weekends, and even more at Bank Holiday weekends?  It happens too reliably to be happenstance - they must have very little going on in their lives - we should pity them, I suppose .............. 

What's this little beauty?

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 08:49

Think you've got it Frit  

Last edited: 30 May 2016 08:50:36

Picture Postcard Request

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 07:28

i have a compulsion to buy and send postcards when on holiday - I've lost two of my usual recipients this year - I'll get some for your students when in cornwall next week :-)

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 07:23

Good morning all :). No packing done yet but I have bought new knickers - lots ;-) 


a few more garden jobs today, then packing tomorrow, resting Wednesday and setting off at the crack of dawn on Thursday. as I'm the driver we do the journey in two hour stints with stops for coffee croissants etc in between. It makes it quite a leisurely trip :-)


Great knitting Pat :-)

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 19:59

Fairy - OH says he's not got time before the holiday, but if you get the tools out we'll do a bit of a loop on our journey back from Cornwall and he'll sort your concrete out for you.  


Hosta, put your feet up ......... I've planted three of your grasses 


Neighbour has just been round - she'd got the dates of her holiday wrong - she'll be back the day after we leave, so she's had a guided tour of the garden and will feed hedgehogs and water anything that needs it including the new tree and the tomatoes 

I have a quandry

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 18:13

I have a quandry

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 18:02

We had aphids on the roses but we've been watching the nesting bluetits collecting them and taking them into the nest box - now the chicks have fledged and have hoovered up any remaining aphids - none left at all and the roses look really healthy - no need at all for nasty chemicals 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 17:38

Poor Under Gardener - he was doing so well with digging the hole for the tree, then he hit a large lump of concrete - bless him, rather than change the chosen spot for the tree, he broke the concrete up 


Verdun's always been able to look after himself - I'm sure he'd be horrified at the thought of people sending unpleasant PMs sort of 'on his behalf'  

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