Dovefromabove


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Covering expose liner in a pond

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 10:39

We edged our wildlife pond with turf - it worked really well ......... until this spring when the damp turf was totally trashed by magpies and blackbirds gathering the wet soil to line their nests with   so now it's back to the drawing board - I think we may be planting evergreen ferns to hang over the edges. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 10:17

I'd have a look there first Wonky

Right, bathroom gleaming - just the kitchen to give a wipe over then I can go and play outside

busy lizzies

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 10:16

Scratches head and thinks ......... is it the roots that are rotting?  Could it be vine weevils?

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Posted: 22/05/2015 at 10:06
punkdoc wrote (see)

Morning all.

..... Odd really as I will only be 27 at the weekend.

So that's what the Bank Holiday is for!    and all those televisual festivities in Austria too!!! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 09:58

Good morning Wonky

Towels in the machine here - I think the sun'll come out in a bit.  Did you feel the earthquake?  It woke OH up just before 3am.  He's such a light sleeper!!! 

I'm going to plant up my big pots today - in between feeding the robins - they're queueing up for mealworms now!

Plant ID please

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 09:53

Just been out to look at mine - buds coming  

They're looking a bit overcrowded - I'd better divide them later in the year

Hosta fans - guess the Hosta

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 09:34

There will be a difference of some sort.

busy lizzies

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 08:59

It's been quite chilly here lately - has it been a combination of cold and damp do you think?

My lawn is sick - please help!

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 08:51

Thanks Amelia and good luck

New Pepper Plants

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 08:44

Probably over-watering - especially in coolish weather.  Let them dry out and keep them in a greenhouse or on a light windowsill until the weather warms up.  Only water when the compost is dry, then give them plenty and let them dry out again before watering.

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ID please

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