Dovefromabove


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horsetail control

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 13:45

I agree with Logan. 

Also, keep an eye out for the fruiting bodies which will spread spores over your garden.  Pull them up and bag and bin them as soon as they appear.


 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 13:39

I like Gt Dixter at the height of summer when all the 'hot' colours are performing at their best

Topbird ...


 DD - take it easy - don't rush it ((hugs))

Right, that's enough h*wk for today ... a bit of reading/knitting/film watching is due to start soon

There's cake in the oven ... anyone for a slice of Dal Lepard  Plum and Yoghurt cake a bit later?

Welcome to the potting shed

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 13:32

Mine here in Norfolk are going to be on time - they're usually out for my birthday next week

Who are they???

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 11:48

Think I'd go just for lavender, planted fairly close and trimmed short straight after flowering so it stays compact and tidy.

I'm sure if you ask at your local garden centre they'll either provide a planting service or be able to recommend someone. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 11:45

Fishy pedicures Lyn - apparently some fish like nibbling dead skin from toes and heels - think it's been stopped as it was an ideal way to spread veruccas and athlete's foot

Ladder for garden wall

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 11:42

Depends how nimble you are Mark - there's been a time when I'd have been happy with a rope ladder, but nowadays I'd like a set of sturdy wooden steps and a hand rail. 


 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 10:39

Oooh, haven't had slow-roast shoulder of lamb for ages and ages ... must put it on the menu soon

I knew I wasn't cut out for this h*sew*k lark - I've just done a Bathroom Blitz - and knocked one of the Moth Orchids off the windowsill and smashed the pot ... that's something else for the Homebase list

At least it meant I had to do the floor properly too

Combatting the Spanish Slug

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 10:30

We get the big dark orange ones that do that - but these Spanish ones are different - they're mottled pale orange/beige/grey and devour everything   I've only seen them in this garden in the last 18 months, whereas the big orange ones were here when we arrived.  I leave the big orange ones alone, but show no mercy to the Spanish ones

3 new garden progs this week.......

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 08:46


 

Combatting the Spanish Slug

Posted: 23/01/2016 at 08:44

I thought you may be interested in this article in our local press

http://www.edp24.co.uk/business/farming/scientists_hope_to_use_genomics_to_defeat_invading_spanish_slug_1_4390892

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