gill barker

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Water butts

Posted: 09/11/2012 at 21:11
My new house is coming along all my bulbs now in,thinking of next year I will need water butts as I am on a meter and do not waste water anyway ,does anyone know of a scheme that provides butts like they did with composters tried the local council and water board no luck I will buy them if needs be but pennies are few and far between thanks anyone that has any info Gill in Anglesey x


Posted: 19/09/2012 at 10:03

thank you its beautiful now i was very wary of cutting it back


Posted: 18/09/2012 at 20:26

i have what i believe is an anglesey palm i have been told to cut it right back soon for healthy regrowth next year is the advice correct i will upload a photo as soon as ive mastered my new phone camera


Posted: 17/09/2012 at 18:29

thanks sotongeoff


Posted: 17/09/2012 at 12:26

i bought my parents a beautiful rose "our molly" to plant where their much loved dog "molly" was buried i would love a cutting for my new house when is the best time to take it and what is the best method?

green pond

Posted: 12/09/2012 at 08:09

thank you freshair and Muddy what type of fish eat algae ,i don't want to overcrowd the pond.I wongered about barley straw is it worth a go like you say though the herons are not so likely to steal ! i'd just like to see them myself

Some pics of my before and after garden

Posted: 10/09/2012 at 21:01

its beautiful and the kitty i'm just starting from your first picture quite enthusiastic at the moment its my first garded although i have an allotment

green pond

Posted: 09/09/2012 at 15:56

i have just taken ownership of my first pond i asked advice and have followed it which was to make sure the uv filter bulbs were working which they weren't so have replacced with new i though it would only take a few days to clear but it hasn't there are koi carp in the pond but i am told they don't mind murky water it would just be nice to be able to see them..........what else can i do?

Sowing Winter Onions

Posted: 09/09/2012 at 10:44

i would plant them as normal cover them with fleece and hope for the best


Posted: 09/09/2012 at 10:42

thanks i'll check which i've got

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green pond

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