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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 07:58
We can put a tarpaulin on the lawn

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:55
It was very good indeed - there's a small piece left - OH brought it home from the farm shop - think it was a Taster - I wonder if they'll stock it regularly ........

Holey snail

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:52
Another part of Mark Telfer's blog suggests the Leopard slug as a possible culprit

http://markgtelfer.co.uk/?s=driller+killer

Improving soil

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:49
I use well-rotted organic farmyard manure in bags from the garden centre, along with whatever bags of pony poo I can get my hands on when driving around in the countryside (some places sell it bagged up at the gate).

I also compost all vegetable waste, lawn mowings etc and dig the compost into our garden.

In three years we've turned dry gritty sandy soil into a very healthy free-draining loam producing good plants and veg

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:39
We'll do our best

Another courgette problem

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:36
So do mine - now that I'm at home most days I'm making a real attempt this year to keep them nice and damp at the roots to see if we can avoid it, but yes, mine have that beautiful lacy silvery pattern on them ... and all our courgettes are yellow

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:33
Hmmm, the storm had stopped and the rain had almost stopped, but we've just had another big rumble of thunder - Norwich is at the convergence of two rivers and quite often storms here seem to follow the rivers and go round and round and round and ....

Climbing rose

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:14
It will appreciate it if you water in a watering can of diluted tomato fertiliser

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 06:08
Morning all - our storm's in progress, butts filling nicely - hope it's all over by lunchtime

Panda, we may not be having coffee on the terrace :-/

Good luck Woody!

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 21:41

I'll do my best 

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