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Chelsea pictures 2015

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 09:26

gooseberry mildew

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 09:24

I use a spray of bicarbonate of soda at 5g per litre and it controls powdery mildew or spraying leaves of vulnerable plants with a 10% solution of skimmed milk and water is very effective too.

I am testing out an Asprin (acetylsalicylic acid) solution and that is working.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 09:05

I can safely and positively ID that mushroom as dryad's saddle or pheasant's back (Polyporus squamosus) MrsGarden.

 It causes a white rot in the heartwood of living and dead hardwood trees so I would get it eaten. They are very distinctive smelling much like watermelon rind. Tempura frying will retain some of this "watermelon" character.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 08:24
David K wrote (see)
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

Thank you David.

But what do you mean about the thread?

 

I suppose I meant the failure of anyone to show appreciation of your efforts....I offer as an excuse for myself, that my visits here have been infrequent of late.

 

Jealousy in my case David.

Tiny Black Flies

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 12:35

You have just answered your own question. Beetles, bugs, crickets, birds, bats, airplanes non are called fly

Gnats have a total life span of about four months, and a female can produce­ as many as 300 eggs, in small batches, in fermenting or decaying organic matter (plant compost). This means that if you notice that you have a gnat problem but don't know where it's coming from, several dozen females can each lay a few hundred eggs in the time you spend looking for the source. It's a vicious cycle!

Tiny Black Flies

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 12:24

One fly is singular and is called a FLY. Flies are plural and indicate that the quantity of that noun is larger than one

Is this the house invader. (corn fly) 

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Id please

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 12:02

No pic bookmonster.

Are my common Laurels dead?

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 11:50

Thanks Billie. I didn't know Lyn was a forum stalker! 

Thinking of upsetting the neighbors?

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 11:47
This is a photographic story about how one couple turned their worthless front lawn into an amazing edible garden...

http://www.ecosnippets.com/gardening/lawn-into-garden/

...it's really cool to see people making the most of the space they have available, and anyone that says it creates an eyesore for the rest of the neighbors is either blind, drunk, or blind drunk! Nice that they're sharing the fruits of their
labor with the neighbors too.

Talkback: Christmas compost

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 11:28

Agreed.

I don't have any hot composters Dove, only the worm bins. That is why I am having to germinate/solorize the finished compost as it is full of weed seed. I have 8 tons of the stuff dotted about all over the place in sealed clear plastic bags. I can't think of any other way of doing it on a large scale at the moment. Some sun wouldn't go a miss to help in this matter.

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