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Raised flower bed

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 14:08

I agree with Verdun yet again   Mahona Soft Caress for the top - perfect



Posted: 31/08/2015 at 13:06

It's been used for centuries 

Not so common in the UK nowadays, but Frank's been around quite a while

Grass in block paving

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 12:47

Well, weedkillers will kill it, but it'll still be there - you can wait until it's so dead that the roots relax their hold and the winter wind and weather clears most of it away - but it'll look scruffy until then and it'll still need clearing up. 

This may be of some help

Unknown edible in garden what is it??

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 12:26

I'd not heard of eating them, but google led me to this which is interesting.


Posted: 31/08/2015 at 12:17

Good afternoon Wonky - enjoy your Bank Holiday

At least you're not doing the Notting Hill Carnival this year   Think some people will be a trifle damp

Oneofseven - it's great isn't it


Posted: 31/08/2015 at 11:39

Apparently a shish kebab is quite a healthy meal


Posted: 31/08/2015 at 11:36

I like a lamb shish kebab - can't persuade OH that there's any way a doner is a safe thing to eat - he says they look like an old lady's leg revolving in front of a fire!!!

Re Peregrines - the Norwich Cathedral peregrines are on a web-cam every year - this year there's an 'edited highlights' version - if you have fifteen minutes to spare this is wonderful viewing

Grass in block paving

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 11:13

Do you mean that when you spray the grass it dies but you are left with dead grass still spoiling the paving?

I wonder, would a flame-gun do the job?  I've never used one myself.

Gertrude rising

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 10:48

That sounds a brilliant idea David - it would be such a shame to have to 'restrain' it.


Posted: 31/08/2015 at 10:45
GWRS wrote (see)

The doves and pigeons sit on top of the fence by the Hawthorn tree where the feeders are  and down it comes like a bolt out of the blue , quiet dramatic really !

If you are in the Garden and you notice it has gone quiet and all the little birds have disappeared you know the Hawks are about  Such is nature 

We get the same here - we also get the peregrines that nest on the cathedral spire swooping down and taking the pigeons off our roof! 

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