Dovefromabove


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Lawn

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 20:40

Yep, dead moss killed by the lawn treatment - get a lawn rake either something like this http://www.screwfix.com/p/titan-ttb428gdo-32cm-1300w-lawn-scarifier-230v-230v/48162

then when you've removed the dead moss (and any dead grass = thatch) get some lawn seed, wait for a time in September when there is rain forecast and sprinkle the lawn seed all over your lawn.  The combination of warm soil and warm September rain will get the grass seed germinating quickly and within a couple of weeks you'll have a lovely green lawn again

In future rake/scarify/aerate every autumn and spring - you'll be so honed and toned your OH won't recognise you ..... and the lawn will look pretty good too

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ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:42

Campanula lactiflora?

 

Possibly this one?

http://www.specialplants.net/shop/seeds/campanula_lactiflora_deep_blue/

Help needed!

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:22

I use Firefox and have downloaded an Adblocker and I get very few problems - haven't even had the recent weekend blip - so far

I'd like to share my pictures with you all

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:01

Made me smile too Flumpy   They're lovely

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 16:01

Just checked the temp - it's falling now but it got to 30.7C in the shade a little while ago - no wonder I'm dripping ...

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 16:00

Hello Dd, good to see you   Get a man in to do the hedges, saves falling out with the OH 'cos of nagging, and anyway, it's what he goes out to work for, isn't it?

Loathe soft play places with a passion - they weren't about when Wonky was small, and I first came across them when working for Children's Services - a good place to get to know parents and observe their parenting - but I hate the places - all that noise and no fresh air

Yew Trees

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 15:56

How far apart were they planted?

When were they planted and how tall are they?

Gooseberry Bush Seems To Be Dying

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 15:55

Yes, something's been eating it - probably sawfly as you say WO

Coldframe

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 14:59

Not real glass but clear Perspex. 

Coldframe

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 14:43

We have a similar one (it's really useful) although I think the timber part of ours is slightly weightier.  It's fine in our sheltered garden in Norfolk, but if your garden is exposed to strong gusty winds I'd find a way to fix it - maybe metal brackets securing it to the wall or fence - or maybe fix a 'floor' across the bottom and lay some concrete blocks or similar on it perhaps?

This is ours http://www.diy.com/departments/forest-4x2-greenhouse/1085104_BQ.prd?gclid=CJ311buQnMcCFeTMtAod22ECPg&ppc_type=shopping&ecamp=SEAPLA1085104_BQ&ef_id=VWnQfwAABb69p5Dv:20150809134142

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