Dovefromabove


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Creeping pest I.D. and help please?

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 16:44

I just pull it up and keep the area regularly hoed so it doesn't get the chance to get settled in - hasn't been a major problem here. 

Subscription copy

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 12:32


Mine arrived last week 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 12:30

Thunderstorms all night and much of the morning!  Torrential rain and strong winds - one of the bird feeders has been blown down across the squash plants - don't think there's any damage to the plants but I'm not going out there just yet - I'll be drownded 

Help, turf over crushed slate chippings

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 09:02

Remove the slate, prepare the soil properly and sow grass seed - you'll have a better lawn and the money saved from not using turf will allow you to buy some topsoil to bring the level up.  


If a job's worth doing it's worth doing well 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 08:58

Chicky ((hugs))  ........ worrying things, parents   hope all settles down quickly.  


KEF - good luck 


PP, if you've got sunshine, could you sow my runners for me please - it'll save me going out and getting soaked 


GWRS - are you going to the dentist with KEF?   Enjoy the poppies 


Fairy!!! So that's where it's gone!!!  Send our fine dry weather back here immediately!!!  You can have it when we're in Devon and Cornwall, and not before!!! 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 07:06

Good morning all :-). Loud thunder and lots of lightening wind and heavy rain over night. At least the tree and plants have been well watered in and the pond has been topped up ... again. 


Now it's just grey and rainy. Looking forward to the balmy West Country :-D


Ohhh more thunder and lightening!!!


 

Please Recommend a Liquid Slug Killer

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 12:01

I put a couple of inches of a dark ale in each of three yoghurt pots and sunk them in the veg patch yesterday between the freshly planted squash plants ..... this morning  there were seven large slugs and several smaller ones drowned in the beer and three perfectly  intact squash plants.  Result!!! 


Well, beer's a liquid isn't it????? 


And it won't do the dog any harm if he does get it 

hosta

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 11:44

Take the flowering spike out.  I don't let any of mine flower until they're several years old and have bulked up. 

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 

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