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cranefly larvae

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 07:40

Nematodes https://ladybirdplantcare.co.uk/leatherjacket.html

Other suppliers are available.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 07:38

Good morning all

Fairy, my cousin's heart did the same thing - he's a very fit farmer, or was before he retired. 

Absolutely horrid here - torrential rain and 5.9C  - not a chance of gardening all day from the looks of things.  I recommend hibernation until Spring returns

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 22:58
Just woke up to go to bed (embarrassed smiley)
Sweet dreams xx

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 22:53
Phew! Chicky, so pleased to hear that xx

Small wildlife pond

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 19:54

Tadpoles sometimes stay as tadpoles over winter, spending the cold weather in the sludge at the bottom of the pond, then continue to metamorphose the following year

.http://www.northernwoodlands.org/outside_story/article/tadpoles

Brrrrrrrrrrr

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 18:31

My tender stuff comes indoors and spends the night on the dining table.

Small wildlife pond

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 15:36

Wendy, you can't stop them - but when the other invertebrates and amphibians set up home in the pond they'll eat most of the mosquito larvae.

I react badly to mosquito bites, but I really don't have a problem with mosquitoes in our garden since we've had the pond. 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 15:24

KEF   Cheers.

Chicky ((hugs))

Which brigade are you?

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 14:37

Aym, worms come to the surface because the vibration mimics rain falling on the ground - they come to the surface because the increased humidity means that they can move around on the surface of the ground without drying out. 

Seagulls and some other birds have learnt to mimic the rain by padding up and down with their feet so that worms come to the surface and provide the gulls with lunch.  I frequently watch them do this on a cliff-top cricket pitch near my mother's home.

It is nothing to do with the worms being frightened.  I think you must've misunderstood - if not, then Chris Packham's reputation for scientific accuracy has fallen in my estimation.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 13:45

Yes BL - the meds are no good until the line has been put in - hopefully someone will be out this afternoon .............. Lyn, has anyone said they're coming?  If not ring and let them know that you have the meds and need a cannula fitted as a matter of urgency. 

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