Dovefromabove


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when do i use weed killer on lords n ladies ?plz

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 16:44

If you keep cutting the plants off at ground level they'll eventually run out of steam and become weaker and weaker - but I agree, it's a PITA.  As I said - I'd strim them off as they appear and rake the leaves up.  


Good luck.


Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 16:08

Hello folks - I'm back ... and on my own laptop which Wonky's Lovely Hub has given a good sort out - he's a complete STAR!!!    Problem is some things ... in fact quite a few things ... are different ... I'll find my way around it all I'm sure, but in the meantime you'll all have to be patient with the ... at least I won't be struggling to post on my phone ... if I've ignored you SGL I can only apologise and blame the difficulties of posting on my very old iPhone ... I love it but it struggles with messageboards 


Wonky, please give your Lovely Hub a very big ((hug)) from his grateful MIL xxx


By the way folks - spring is definitely here - I saw the loveliest and very special thing - a group of 'March hares' boxing in a wheatfield in the sunshine 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 09:59

Sun's disappeared here

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 09:57

Pdoc,   I think if you can't Ignore with a big 'I' then you just have to ignore with a small one   That's what I try to do.


We've all seen what happens to fish when they take the bait

Last edited: 07 March 2017 09:59:23

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 09:52

It would be lovely to meet up Liri


Several of us who are vaguely based in East Anglia have met up several times now.


We did talk a while back about a 'mass visit' to Kew some time in the summer to inspect the new long herbaceous border ... I know it's not easy for everyone to get a way, or to travel distances ... but maybe...

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 09:35

LilyP - glad you got some sleep - the cough does seem to go on and on and on ...........


For some reason our bedside radio suddenly switched to local radio at 4.30 this morning and I was woken by someone with a faux Norfolk accent discussing cow's rear ends and playing Steppenwolf's Born to be Wild

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 09:14

Its such a shame ... the first Hello Forkers thread was started by me quite a few years ago now, at Verdun's suggestion,  to be welcoming and inclusive to everyone ... it was because there had been the development of different factions/cliques call them what you will, who excluded others from their chat threads and did not respond to posters who were not 'part of their group'.


Hello Forkers has always welcomed everyone, new and longstanding posters alike and I hope it always will.


There are always going to be disagreements and clashes of personality - we're human beings with many different backgrounds, tastes, personalities and life experiences - but it would be sad if differences were exaggerated and focussed on, rather than us all concentrating on the things we have in common.

Last edited: 07 March 2017 09:15:05

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 07:53

Good morning all  G'day Pat 


Think it might be too hot for me at your place Pat, I melt easily 


Blue skies and only the haziest of whispy clouds here 

Last edited: 07 March 2017 07:54:41

Cuttings

Posted: 07/03/2017 at 07:46

Snap! Fidget, I leave cutting of shrubs at least 12 months before disturbing them. 


when do i use weed killer on lords n ladies ?plz

Posted: 06/03/2017 at 19:21

I suggest regular patrols with a good quality strimmer or brush cutter and then rake it up. 


Although to be absolutely honest I kept ponies for quite a few years and many of my friends have kept horses and ponies all their lives, and the only weeds we've ever ensured that we removed from their pasture was ragwort, and there's never been a problem. 


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