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Wasps - such useful creatures

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 12:41

One of the frogs in our pond tried to eat one the other day - he spat it out looking a bit aggrieved and the wasp crawled away looking a bit dishevelled 

Wasps - such useful creatures

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 12:08

I love that Steve 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:29

OH swears by First Defence and staying off public transport!

What peas are the best

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:19

We had a thread last year on things we would or wouldn't grow again - I'm pretty sure there were some pea varieties on there - I've bumped it up for you 

I will/I won't grow that again

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:18

Bumping up for Bekkie

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:14

Oh Clari - rest, rest and more rest, lots of water to drink, lie on the sofa with rubbish telly on so that you can go to sleep and a hot toddy at bed time. 

If you've got the energy to do it safely, put some steaming hot water in a bowl with a couple of drops of Olbas oil - put a bathtowel over your head and inhale deeply.

And rest, rest and more rest. 

((virtual hugs only))  I've got a social life happening this weekend 

Wasps - such useful creatures

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:10

We know that wasps help us in many ways, including preying on insect pests, but they can be useful in other ways too ............

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/suspected-thief-stung-by-wasps-attempting-to-hide-from-police-in-bush-9665123.html 

 

Gardening with thorns!!

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 10:21

Do you need ones that you can use when hedging etc, and which don't need to allow fine motor control, or do you need ones for finer work?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 08:18

Morning Verdun   We have sunshine 

Talkback: Ground elder

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 08:00

You can paint a glyphosate weedkiller carefully onto the ground elder between the shrubs, but you must avoid contaminating the shrubs.  

After applying the weedkiller leave them until they have died down and turned brown.  This indicates that the poison has travelled back into the roots and they have also been killed.  If you remove the leaves too soon the roots will regrow. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

ID for hardy geranium please

Does anyone recognise this one? 
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Conference on Ancient Trees and Orchards

Open to all 
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Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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Do bees become addicted? 
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Copper tape

What do your slugs make of it? 
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Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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First Pickings 2015

Those first rewards from the fruit and veg patch 
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The Chelsea Fringe

Is there an event in your area? 
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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
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Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Galanthophiles

Please help me choose 
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Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
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