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Horse manure

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 06:45

It'll be fine leaving it on the beds - you'll find that the worms will soon incorporate it into the soil.  

Just clear it away from the stems of your shrubs otherwise it will scorch and damage them.  It only needs to not be touching the bark.  

As the bulbs come through you can ease it away from them too.  Otherwise it'll be fine left as it is.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 06:41

Good morning Chicky   like old times 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 06:31

Good morning all - old body-clock has switched back on again and I'm up before the lark   Off to visit the Aged Ps later this morning.  

Glad all went well Pentillie.

Tracey - glad the news re Ollie is good and that he's recovering ok.

Bill ((hugs))

Have a good day archie.

I keep a garden notebook, but I've just realised that I didn't write down the tulips that I planted last autumn - think I kept the labels meaning to do it later 

Path

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 21:26

And actually, thinking about a path 6 inches higher than the lawn - it sounds dangerous - an open invitation to many ricked ankles if you ask me 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 21:23

Well, if you've got this far without toughening up you'll probably survive another 3 weeks, and after that you can carry on being soft and floppy like the rest of us 

And they must like you really or they wouldn't want you for another 3 weeks, they'd be glad to see the back of you, no matter what work there was to be done!

Sleep tight, sweet dreams everyone 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:46

It's ok Pinky, when you click on it to enlarge it turns the right way up - and wow, w hat a transformation!!!  Those lilies are amazing - and the sweet peas at the back - gorgeous!!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:32

You are a softie Pinkie - but on the other hand, it's all extra funds to spend in the GC 

Horse manure

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:30

Have you got any plants in the beds? 

Path

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:28

Greg, you may be fixing one problem and creating another - a path higher than the adjacent lawn may make it difficult to mow the lawn edge cleanly.  

What about creating a new path with brick pavers (the centre of the path should be fractionally higher than the sides) and then along each side run a 6" wide gully about 6 " deep filled with coarse gravel - the water will tend to run off the path into the gravel-filled gully. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:13

Hi again Pinkie   

Daniel's not always in the office and sometimes isn't able to respond to queries on the board straight away - also because he edits the whole website he's not always able to read the posts every day although the Moderators are available most of the tiime.  Daniel can also be contacted via the PM (personal message system) and that is probably the best way to get in touch with him. 

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