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Courgette leaves covered in mold / white powdery mildew

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:54

Just make sure they get enough water 

Bindweed in lounge

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:47

That brings back memories - when I was a child living in a very old and run-down farmhouse we had Ground Elder, roses and Kerria japonica coming through the skirting board into the drawing room!!!  

I would get some weedkiller gel containing glyphosate and apply it to the leaves.  As soon as it dries it will be harmless to humans and animals.  Leave it until the leaves are brown and dead - it may take a while - that will give time for the active ingredient to have travelled down the stems to kill the roots.  Then you can pull it up.

Hope that's helpful 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:16

Hi  Panda  - have a look on the Beth Chatto thread 

Drama in the compost heap

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:09

They cover quite a wide range and eat fairly infrequently - he'll be finding plenty of frogs and toads, nestlings and small mammals to keep him (or more likely her) alive.

http://www.wildaboutgardens.org.uk/wildlife/reptiles/grass-snake.aspx 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:06

We're waiting for you to carve one Fidget 

I bagsy a comfy lounger on the verandah please   Love sleeping in the open air. 

Grapevine

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 21:04

This is the best source of information I know on the internet regarding the care of grapevines.

http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/grapevine-care/ 

I hope that's helpful 

Potato plants dying - whats happening?

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 20:58

Yes 

Tatty-looking, web-festooned plants

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 20:57

One of the 'fringe benefits' of a long hot summer - the cobwebs will look gorgeous when the heavy morning dews start 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 20:54

We've got lots of new Forkers now - for those who don't know, we plonked a delightful little log cabin down in Verdun's garden - the climate in Cornwall is so much more congenial   - we hold parties there from time to time - in the morning Punkdoc can frequently be found asleep in a clump of one of Verdun's precious grasses - Punkdoc usually puts the blame on Verdun's labrador Spike 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/55181.jpg?width=250&height=350&mode=max

 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 20:26

I shall make sure those batteries are properly charged this time 

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