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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 20:28

Just take your time with it all GG! I know what you mean about doing things at your own pace - I just have lots of tea breaks...

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 20:13

I'm here GG! Not seen much tennis today apart from end of Djokovitch's match. Took sis and BIL to airport and been outside doing more fence. The end is almost in sight. Back sore from digging holes and mixing concrete  Not sure why - as I'm only 27...

What a lovely day you had Woody- glad you're getting time to enjoy your garden after letting everyone else in to enjoy it recently! 

Girls away to their Dad so relaxing in peace now 

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Posted: 29/06/2013 at 14:07

Yes Ali- happening to us all! Temporary prob I expect.

water feature

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 14:06

weejenny , you have a bog garden so do what wildflower suggests - instant pond! I have a seed tray filled with water and gravel and rocks at the edge which the birds use constantly. It will suffice till I've sorted this garden out. I've come from a house with 2 ponds- one of which was about 60/70' long so opposite ends of the scale completely! Any water source will bring wildlife in.

Solomon's seal

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 13:46

Lovely plant Booker. I want to get it again as I've had it in previous gardens. Hope it does well for you.

Green soup in my barrel pond

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 13:37

Hope it works BL. You have the water lily so you've got a head start and you won't need much in the way of oxygenators  so it won't be expensive! A quick clear out and you'll be enjoying your lovely little pond in no time! 

I dont' believe it!!

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 10:40

John H- you're right!!

No never seen a slug scamper Verd - up here they must get about on motorbikes if the chomp rate's anything to go by...

Green soup in my barrel pond

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 10:29

Pop in some watercress- just stuff you buy from the supermarket. It starves the algae of the nutrients it feeds on and clears the water. Easy to pull out if gets too much. The water lily will help block out light and heat which also encourages the algal growth.

 I'd agree with Dove that starting again might be the best idea and you can then get some oxygenators in right away.

What are these?

Posted: 29/06/2013 at 10:10

nut you're  right about the flower buds not looking like willowherb. The etxra pix back that up I think.The second (original) pic is more loosestrife/willowherby. Not sure about that first one at all. 


Posted: 29/06/2013 at 10:04

Tina you'll need more than weetabix to withstand the sidelines. If I had a hat - I'd take it off to you- glad I've got girls and never had to do the football mum thing. Their Dad would have done it anyway I suppose. If either of them have 'boy' children I'll be giving that a miss!

Pulsating nails- can't you get ointment for that?

Chicky- do you think the baby will like the plants?.... 

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