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Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:49

That's either gardening Hosta, or civil engineering

garden wildlife health

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:45

Thank you Pansy - I didn't know that organisation - have bookmarked it

Lawn cutting

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 17:16

Hmmm - just looked at the Met Office website - here in Norfolk we're in for a few frosts over the next few nights.

Check for your area before mowing.  It's not a disaster if your grass gets frosted after cutting, but it will 'scorch' the cut ends and turn them brown so it won't look brilliant. 


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 16:27

Just as well we're holidaying in Cornwall earlier than usual this year, otherwise there'd be nothing left to see ... well, flowers that is


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 15:57

That sounds like a lovely day BL, and you're enjoying making plans - nice to have a range of different types of neighbours ... a real little community

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Posted: 10/02/2016 at 15:16

That's the problem with these mild winters ... we need sharp  frosts to kill the bugs off


I'll get my coat ................................................................

Lawn cutting

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 14:38

It doesn't matter about the date if the lawn needs cutting and the conditions are right.  Don't cut it if it's wet underfoot or if there's a frost forecast within the next few days.

Otherwise go ahead, but not too short, just take a little off to start with.


Posted: 10/02/2016 at 13:13

Clari - just check there's no children with latex allergy ...  it's getting very common.

Mystery sprouting bulbs - can they be moved?

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 13:08


I can't see what they are from here, possibly bluebells.  I wouldn't move them now - you run the risk of losing the blooms.

However, as soon as they've flowered dig them up and move them, planting them nice and deeply.  They'll be fine. 

Don't worry, the leaves will be there for a while after the flowers die off so you won't be able to miss them. 

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