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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 23:15

GG were you holding that patio chair down?  You could watch them both on Iplayer, I still need to get a few more plants out of my greenhouse into the garden yet and keep them watered well. 

Night all me off,  maybe I will be the last on the thread tonight

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 21:45

Evening all, hello again Daisyheadcase - lots of cake on here but we need it and do enjoy it

Hot day here today think got to 85'c just finished watering the garden, I have been out planting some plants and looking around lots more bits starting to flower because of the heat and destroying my seedlings as well GG  - station garden some bits are looking like they need a water done a small bit prob needs a lot of water

Hampton court good to watch it's on again Thursday and Friday evening and Alan Titchmarsh tomorrow all this gardening TV great - oh and A to Z of TV gardening started again at 3pm on BBC 2 every week day from today  

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 21:39

Evening all, coo what a hot day.  Got a nice delivery yesterday of some Dierama plants - Blue Belle, Guinevere and Merlin, so have been out planting them today.  Planted lots of little lavender plants as well.

Yesterday I finished off making my bug house.  Will put on photos later. 

Watched tv and ended up buying more things from there - garden items of course!

 

 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 23:00

GG which area do you live in in Wales?

Found this http://www.welshwildlife.org/things-to-do/volunteering/

Night all bed for me soonish

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:35

My strawberries not always ripen at this time but they normally have them on the tennis on TV and wanted to see if the ones in the garden would be ready then few were

GG -  I look into a local echo and found an add to help litter pick and gardening - gardening was more the interest so went along and helped but then managed to get gardening on the closer station even though other station close,nice to make local area nicer, there are mainly plants that look after them self at station but not all - need to do more in in garden here back and front bit at a time more tricky in heat wave

Bev I watch Big Brother as well secret house interesting and luxury

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 21:41

Hello evening all, been super hot today heat wave - went up to station plant out few more bits and a bit more sorting area for wildflower and frazzled, did see some ladybirds one nice black one with red spots.

Have had some strawberries from own garden today - just before the tennis goes off the telly - normally ripen at this time

I have been up that climbing frame again (scaffold tower) yesterday washing the top window and today been pruning the rose bush  thought I would get this done while it is there, lots of watering needs to be done but too knackered so will do tomorrow

WW - I went to Exbury a few years ago, you should try the small railway train enjoyable and nice bit of scenery to look at got a nice red acer from there

Where have all the ladybirds gone?

Posted: 04/07/2013 at 13:27

I brought some ladybirds last year bit more expensive than that and some houses for them they were in the garden for a while but disappeared off, so through I would try the larvae so I brought ladybird larvae which seamed to stay longer and eat more bugs and the food sashay to help keep them longer in the garden you get more larvae about 50 in a small tube and I think they eat more bugs than ladybirds if that helped

This year just sticking to putting the food out to try make sure they stay in the garden and not spend so much money

Here is a larvae sticking to my watering can they cling on when they are starting to change to ladybirds

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/26746.jpg?width=342&height=350&mode=max

 

Where have all the ladybirds gone?

Posted: 04/07/2013 at 12:46

They are mostly still ladybird larvae just starting to change into ladybirds I have a few in the garden, you can buy ladybird food from some GC for a few quid it is a small sashay you mix a bit with water and put around your garden to attract lady birds in

http://www.wildforms.co.uk/ladybird-attractant.html

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ladybird+larvae&hl=en&qscrl=1&rlz=1T4TEUA_en___GB485&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=CF_VUcntLYSs0QXShoCgDw&ved=0CFkQsAQ&biw=1366&bih=588#imgdii=_

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/07/2013 at 22:38

KEF look at the big map thread to find us all.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/07/2013 at 21:29

KEF - you live too far away from here and don't know how to do that

Verdun - it is totally a large climbing frame - need to see if I can prune the rose bush while it is up

Fairygirl - well done with your fence, you soon ish will be able to plant your prickly plants as well and the pretty ones

Dovefromabove- evening looks a good BBQ, looks OK to put together quick ish, the cake sample would be nice 

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