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Hygiene and Birds (including Great Tits)

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 20:13

I have had to clean my feeders and bird table,they seem to go mouldy after awhile.

Talkback: Garden foxes

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 20:05

we have foxes and badgers that come into the garden,they  are part of the wildlife around and do in our case take out a lot of the rat population ,you have to live with them to be part of the environment we live in ,annoying sometimes but so are humans.You cant choose what comes to visit or what you prefer,as to a deterrent and if you need one ,is an old folk one,urinate around the site you don't want them to be,

Pruning tall evergreen holly

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:58

My holly was in a bad way when we moved here and we prunned it to shape and it survied and hollies can be used as hedges so clipping is ok.

christmas tree

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:51

I had problem leylandi some years ago in my old house they grew taller than the house and took much of the garden as they were on both sides orginally as hedge,we moved and the next owners had them taken down at a cost.

Unheated/uninsulated greenhouse

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:45

Well,in my unheated green house I have put some plants begonias e.t.c.and I put black plastic trays round by the glass to keep the frost and cold away,.In the garden I covered some sensitive bulbs and plants with a big pot (it worked last year) and I put a black tray on sticks over my lavenders,so far so good.


Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:40

do not feed your cattle leylandi or anything like that,yew is very deadly and I could go on.feed them what they normally eat.I known so many horses that have been fed what people think is alright and they die .

christmas tree

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:36

thats why I left mine in a pot .

Aut of control Laurel bush

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:32

My daughter did have very out of control Laural bushes that became trees ,they are not good as a garden hedge at all,we have cut them right back and yes they do grow back but you have be ruthless as they set roots up everywhere if not controlled.also our neighbours had them as hedges and they grew out over the pavement,they cut them  back  and now they are as bad as ever.

Smiley Faces

Posted: 06/12/2012 at 19:22

yea like that  bob!

Can anyone identify my mystery plant?

Posted: 04/12/2012 at 13:19

I would get a book out and check looks like cannabis.

Discussions started by flowering rose

next season

those basement bargains 
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Last Post: 06/04/2014 at 22:12

parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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Last Post: 05/12/2013 at 20:47

The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
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Last Post: 16/09/2013 at 17:31

Talkback: How to tackle house plant flies

sounds good advice about watering less and covering with gravel.I had noticed it was better when I did this so good to confirm. 
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Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11


sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 300
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
Replies: 8    Views: 967
Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 16:12

Talkback: Plant diseases and busy Lizzies

is it because we are inporting more plants and the movement of people round the world.we are no longer confined to area and this makes for v... 
Replies: 1    Views: 266
Last Post: 19/03/2013 at 20:34

is re-cyling your green bin ,a good thing?

Chemical found in lawn clippings set to contaminate for years. 
Replies: 8    Views: 546
Last Post: 24/02/2013 at 12:15

The weather

The lost art of observation 
Replies: 7    Views: 377
Last Post: 10/02/2013 at 15:14
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