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Talkback: Spiders in the compost bin

Posted: 17/01/2013 at 13:32

yes,my daughter had some in her garden last year,gave me a shock as I thought I was picking up a worm.

Raised herb garden

Posted: 17/01/2013 at 13:30

marigolds the old fashion sort,nastursiums,comfrey(although this can be big and take over useful if kept in check) lavender,rosemary,fennel(greenor bronze)borage,could go on but it depends how big your herb bed is going to be.

Moss - Do I dig it in?

Posted: 17/01/2013 at 13:25

I get a lot of moss too,I use mine for hanging baskets.I dig it out of the lawn and anywhere I don't wish it to grow,on stonewalls or old trunk of tree I leave.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 20:41

its coming Friday to the west,so getting ready with the salt,shovel and sledge.very cold this evening.

Talkback: Spiders in the compost bin

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 20:36

there is a lot of life in a compost bin,worms of every size and shape,earwigs,and allsorts of creepy crawlies,mice and rats,fox and cat sit on top and I wish I could say hedgehog.I have toads and newts in the greenhouse.

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 14:21

Very icy today,a lot of slipping and sliding going on,very cold and sharp and I have a hat on which I normally hate,cant ride out tomorrow as ground to slippery and yesterday at R.D.A. me and the horse slipped side ways.poor birds look shrammed and I just got the yucca in in time,the snow is threatened for Friday.

Talkback: Bulb layering in a pot

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 14:14

yes ,trying out this very year,so far so good at least ,Have daffs coming up as I type.

Echino Cactus Grusonii

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 14:12

can we have a photo of it.?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 14:11

very cold and icy,cant ride out tomorrow as ground to slippery,hate this time of year!!!

What veggies are you planning on growing 2013?

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 14:08

runner beans,broad beans,lettuce,beetroot,radish,spinach,chard,onions,peas,and strawberries,raspberries,blackcurrant,redcurrant,white currant,gooseberry,...................

Discussions started by flowering rose

Ford Abbey

Garden of delight! 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:31

summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 20:14

spring bulbs in summer

daffodils 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 20:54

wild flowers

in the verges 
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Last Post: 14/05/2014 at 19:17

Talkback: Fruit trees in spring

I agree ,fruit trees bring a lot of joy to a garden. The blossom is beautiful and looks confetti and the seeing the fruit on trees looks mar... 
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Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 03:25

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

danger-for-the-sparrows

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
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