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Pond algae or some kind of spawn?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:29

Nut, it's a very small pond in a bucket - not sure what  predators will have found their way there yet

Making raspberry jam

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:24

You can make a sort of fruit compote with Stevia but it will not keep more than a few days, not even in the fridge.  It has to be frozen.

Please identify

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:15

Hi John,

It's a Celery-leaved buttercup

Perrenial runner beans?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:59

Yes, I've found them growing again after a mild winter.  I did  try allowing a couple to grow on one year, but they didn't produce as well as newly sown runner beans.

Making raspberry jam

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:37

Interesting information re jam making

anyone know what type of caterpillar this is please

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:18

The rose leaves sound as if the Rose Sawfly larvae have been at work - it's that time of year - they don't do any long-term damage in my experience.

As for the other caterpillars - have a look here and see if you can spot them

Can bramble push through mulch?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 18:54

Bluetits usually nest in holes in hollow trees or in a nestbox with a small hole - are you sure the nest was that of a bluetit? 

plants i ordered from here have not come,they were free but you had to pay post

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 18:12

Caroline, you need to send an email to this address

Is this an arrogance?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 17:56

Is this an arrogance?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 17:51
pansyface wrote (see)
...  I still don't have any smilies so please imagine a lot of them.

Have you tried going back to Advanced Editor? I had a problem earlier but by changing back and forth between Basic and Advanced I seem to have cleared it ...

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