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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 07:49

The bungalow next door has a bigger rear garden and a greenhouse with beautiful wooden staging. It is never used and has broken glass and I dream of owning it. Actually, I dream of owning both gardens (bungalow incidental but useful!) and thereby having something really worthwhile to garden and to leave to my grandchildren.

Rose black spot?

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 07:44

I do know that Roseclear was banned in 1996 and must have been reformulated at that point; and that in 2010 it was reformulated because of an ingredient called Bifenthrin. Maybe the reduction in strength is because of ongoing problems?

 

 

 

 

 


MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 07:13

You too, Andy. Happy birthday, Nut.

I crave a large greenhouse. no hope at present, unless we put one on the flat roof of our kitchen extension!!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 07:03
Gardening Grandma wrote (see)

Morning, all! Looks like I'm first this morning - unless someone else is typing at the same time as me. This ancient laptop is very slow, so if so you'll beat me onto the thread. Spilt coffee on my good laptop!

Reasonable day here, though no sun at the moment. Lots of little jobs to do - and I still haven't assembled that automatic watering system, which has to be in action by next Thursday. I'm scared of it, that's why!

Have a great day, everyone!

Posted on Evening Forkers! What a twpsin! (Welsh for idiot.)

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 07:00

Morning, all! Looks like I'm first this morning - unless someone else is typing at the same time as me. This ancient laptop is very slow, so if so you'll beat me onto the thread. Spilt coffee on my good laptop!

Reasonable day here, though no sun at the moment. Lots of little jobs to do - and I still haven't assembled that automatic watering system, which has to be in action by next Thursday. I'm scared of it, that's why!

Have a great day, everyone!

Nesting Doves

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 06:53

Amazing how birds adapt to changing conditions!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 22:11

That's your garden, blackest? It's a lot more work than mine! But, oh, how jealous I am of the size and the setting! You bungalow looks not dissimilar to mine - but the garden!!

WW, we had a few nice days in Feb  despite the snow and this is a relatively mild part of the world. Think I was just desperate for fresh air and the sun on my face. My mild hay fever started as soon as I got near a plant, though there can't have been much pollen!!

Gardeners World

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 21:07

Well, thanks for setting me straight, LG.  I will watch my terminology more carefully in future.

 

 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 20:58

Just to prove I'm a show off myself,  my garden is the best it has ever been at this time of year because - for once- I actually started in Feb and cut back old growth, weeded and mulched.

Rose black spot?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 20:53
kathleen salter wrote (see)

I've tryed everything but the only thing that seems to work but not 100% is Jeyes Fluid

the Discinfectant, or washing up liquid plus water spray it keeps it down but  doesn't

cure.

What solution of Jeyes fluid do you use, please, Kathleen?

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