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Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:46

I'm doing the washing too Panda - or rather the machine is - I'm just hanging it out


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:43

Can we have a photo please Lynn

A Red Hot Mystery!!

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:42

I did wonder - can't see ivery fine detail - going to opticians later in the month, overdue for new specs

So pleased

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:28

'Our' hedgehogs love Spike's Semi moist hedgehog food - available from garden centres and online.  They don't like the totally dried version.  They also like sunflower hearts, dried mealworms, chopped peanuts and banana chips.  They also need a shallow bowl of fresh water - ours drink a lot of water each night.

We have a wooden hedgehog house and some winters it is used, but they seem just as happy to use upturned orange boxes under a pile of garden rubbish

If cats are getting the hedgehog food you can make a feeding station inside a plastic box as shown here

Lots of helpful information here

A Red Hot Mystery!!

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:09

Could it be a coleus?


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:48

They both sound thirsty to me - I'm putting the sprinkler on my runner beans for an hour every other evening - I've done the same for sweet peas other years (didn't grow any this year).


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:38
treehugger80 wrote (see)

...easy way to tell the difference between native and giant hogweed, if its flowering and its bigger than shoulder height - its giant hogweed, its illegal to grow it anywhere and its the land owners responsibility to remove it once it is discovered

Not quite true Treehugger

and I've come across native hogweed in flower at least as tall as me and I'm 5'6" .  The best way to tell the difference is by the leaves.  Giant hogweed has jagged leaves - Common hogweed leaflets are more rounded at the edges.


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:07

Very proud of you Wonky - no one should have to go through what you and you're lovely hub have been through over the past three months, but you did it and held your hed up and were vindicated!  I never had any doubt that you would be  


And look on the bright side - you had three months of being paid to play in the garden, win prizes and get the best sun tan around


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 08:34
Lily Pilly wrote (see)
... Verdun can we have a photo of your peaches please? ...


Pet Friendly Effective Weedkillers?

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 08:29

What sort of weeds have you got?

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Oh dear! Is this the beginning of the end?

Shall we have to say goodbye ... 
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