Latest posts by fidgetbones


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 22:11

Berghill, don't you mean weedkiller?. Insecticides kill insects.


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 22:09



Posted: 10/08/2013 at 16:46

You can get bocking 14 comfrey from the organic gardening catalogue (chase organics)


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 16:39

Pot them individually into 7cm pots of gritty compost. Keep in a sheltered place or cold frame until next spring. You can then either plant out in final position , or pot into bigger pot to grow on a bit.


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 16:32

until they have roots and start to grow new leaves

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 00:06

Night night all


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 00:03

I believe that orchids have to have the right mycorrhiza in the soil as well. That is why  wild orchids do not transplant well,unless a large chunk of soil is taken with them. Commercially I believe that they are grown on sterile jelly medium and then grown on.

But if you have the seed then it's always worth a go.

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 22:23

Looks like a corncockle


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 20:45

wasps turned up today


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 18:55

They should be swelling. When they stop swelling they are getting near ready.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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: 12/07/2014 at 13:40

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: 05/07/2014 at 22:12

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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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 19:22

Identification needed

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Last Post: 25/04/2014 at 11:57

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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