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Latest posts by fidgetbones

Decomposition of Racehorse Poo

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 20:00

Sorry, hard day at work and two glasses of wine.(since I got home)

Decomposition of Racehorse Poo

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 19:58

Should be good for a runner bean trench.

wood ash

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 19:54

I sprinkle it around the fruit trees.


Posted: 22/11/2013 at 19:43

Just dont put it where you want to grow carrots or other roots. or brassicas.

Great for potatoes, well rotted and dug in for beans and peas,


Greenhouse Condensation

Posted: 22/11/2013 at 13:39

paraffin heaters produce a lot of condensation. I think that electric fan heeaters are best at reducing it, and ventilate on warm days.

Update on technical issues

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:48

Star gaze Lily, I have problems on the kindle, mainly due to predictive texting.


Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:38

Magnolia  grandiflora has leaves and a lax habit like that .oops sorry flower buds wrong for that.


Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:36

Magnolia  grandiflora has leaves and a lax habit like that .

Mystery bug

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:32

I think you're probably right daintiness. Maybe it's lost its back legs. Certainly the turned up tail is the r e.

Mystery bug

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:29

Try  oedemera nobilis. Green flower beetle.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01


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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 05/11/2014 at 16:33

Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Identification needed

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