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mulch

Posted: 01/02/2013 at 15:23

Iwould not use saw dust or shavings for a mulch unless it had been standing for a year in  a corner of your garden.New sawdust or and shavings will ruin the soil and you will not grow anything well at all until its gone.How do I know? I did just that and all my flowers and plants suffered and all my plant lets shriveled.It took a year to recover.SO PUT THE SHAVINGS ASIDE.

feeding the otter!

Posted: 01/02/2013 at 15:18

it could be anything taking your fish,could be heron or a cat,your lucky to have otters in your area such beautiful creatures.I doubt very much if they would come near your pond unless it was really quite(they are very shy).Best to either go for a wildlife pond and have no worries or protect your fish with netting or iron grid protector .

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:22

Rain ,rain, and wind,the ford is flowing and means trouble,the soil is so soggy ,will it ever dry out!

Which climbing roses

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:15

my climbers are Albertina ,pink and only flowers the once with a perfume,light and Iceberg,white and beautiful scent and flowers over and over again and easy to do cuttings.

Talkback: Waiting for the snow to thaw

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:12

everything is blown about the garden and puddles of water and fences blown over,the paths and steps are slippery and I wish spring would come.I did see some snowdrops yesterday so there is hope.

Growing lupins

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:09

I put mine into pots with good drainage as my clay soil just would not let them grow with out being eaten by slugs so I can weather them over winter in the shed and control those pesky slugs who love to devour lupins.

new lavender bed advice

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:06

I think one type can look stunning ,a deep blue,but your choice really,

Talkback: Garden birds in the snow

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 14:02

just witnessed our two foxes having a relationship in the back garden,they were rather connected for awhile and total unaware  of being observed as i was meant to be looking for bird life,they then relaxed and the female so sweetly slid on her side across to the male ,who now ignored her,she  kept this playfulness up for some time,then they fell asleep on the the lawn in the rain,then disappeared,I then  went on to spot to bedraggled pigeons who looked worse for wear.

squirrel shot for coming to the table.

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 12:39

I believe and I will stand corrected if wrong,that you are not allowed to shoot near a footpath or road ,it has to be 150 feet away,something like that.I remember coming into conflict with a shooting party near a path I was walking with the dog and a bullet whistling passed my ear!

fieldfare behaviour

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 12:29

funny but there was lone feidfare here flying forlorn with out its mates.

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

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

breathing life into faded plastic chairs.

new life for the garden set set. 
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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... 
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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. 
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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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