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Talkback: Lawns and insects

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:31

no,keep it green,too much grit and gravel and these days.

butterflies-everywhere

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:29

hundreds of tortashell butterflies on the burdock at west lydford,so many it was a joy to see and again today on the Mendips hundreds of peacock butterflies on the wild buddlia growing on the side of the bridlepath.in my garden i have lots of whites ,two peacocks,two tortshell , a comma and a woody one.

bay-tree-is-covered-in-wasps-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:25

sure they are not hover flies or small bees?

 

clematis-through-apple-tree---ok-or-not

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 16:24

One house my Mother had had over 70 clematis growing through the trees ,they were ok  and kept in check but they can strangle a tree and as in covering it and taking over ending in a bit of a mess,but they do look better growing through a bush or like mine ,a rose ,passion flower and red currant bush.

caterpillars-nightmare-

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 14:40

yes they love natursiums,they ate all mine.

roses

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 14:38

well,now really ,but water well for awhile and make sure it has some good compost,not new compost as in horse manure.

squirrel

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 21:02

Whats Vermin? most of the wildlife if we take into account everybodies dislikes or what  seems to threaten our exsistence.Like people we cant all get along together in peaceful harmony which is a shame.Things do need controlling ,you cant have a house full of mice and the farmer cant have all his crops eaten by rabbits but we should have some understanding we cant have it all our way.

crystals-on-my-damsons

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:26

it is caused by a insect and  can ruin the crop.

plants-instead-of-lawn

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:24

sounds like you are doing a cottage garden,which I think is lovely.They use grow flowers that were native but lupins,hollyhocks,roses,lavender,naserstuims.mixing tall with short .can be very stunning.

treasure-or-junk

Posted: 19/08/2013 at 21:20

I remember many years ago when I lived in the country ,(we had a massive garden) we had lots of air raid shelters and one big corragatted one that had a office and garage.This one was pulled down and my brother found after a little digging ,the remains of a horse and the cart ,which had belonged to the milkman many years before.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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