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Music background South Africa 27th March programme

Posted: Yesterday at 07:19

You can email the programme at this address

laurel hedge will not grow near leylandii tree.

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 10:42

Nothing much will grow near a leylandii - they rob the ground of moisture and nutrition more than any other tree that I know.  Is there no chance that the owner will have it felled - it must be a monster.


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 09:46

I've just been out to top up the bird feeders and found that the rhubarb was pushing up the lid of the forcing pot so I thought I'd better pick some - there must be enough for half a dozen crumbles!!!  I'm visiting Ma today so the rhubarb is in the fridge waiting for me to be creative at the weekend.

Another lovely surprise was that three of the little native daffodils that OH planted for me when my arm was broken, are in flower and looking absolutely gorgeous

Weedkiller on new lawn

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 09:13

Hostafan - you've replied to the initial post which was a good while ago - there's been another question on this thread today from Nikki, which is what I've replied to

Weedkiller on new lawn

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 08:55

I would use a Complete lawn feed which includes a weed and moss killer.  This is one but there are others.


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 08:52
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

morning all. Overcast here but at least the wind has dropped.

Off to get my hair cut before returning to work next week.

Glad to hear you've got the ok to go back to work - don't overdo it to start with


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 08:14

Verdun, if you've finished with the sunshine down there it would be lovely if you could shove it up this way please

KEF and everyone/anyone I've missed

It's my birthday

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:49

Sorry   I missed this - you'll have to have two days of birthday celebration, like the queen  - Happy Birthday!!!


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:39

Oh, hello Wintersong - didn't see you there


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 06:39

Good morning Dd   have a nice dogwalk - we have sunshine here but there's some ominous low cloud in the west

Welcome to Hours Go By   I shall probably call you Hours if that's ok with you - please feel free to call me Dove

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Plant ID please

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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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All your questions answered 
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Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Russian foxes in the Arctic Circle 
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Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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