London (change)
Wed 9°C / 9°C
Tomorrow 11°C / 10°C

GWRS


Latest posts by GWRS

1 to 10 of 370

To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: Yesterday at 18:03

Philippa smith 2 , is actually spot on , let's park the " cat" and move on

I have a hegdhog that comes into the garden , I call him Harold , no idea if it is male and occasionally put some mele worms out for him , surely everybody loves a  hegdhog

To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: Yesterday at 15:10

I had a problem with Ducks coming into my garden , ended up by putting ground level fencing in , now I known you are going to say they can fly but they waddled in from the stream at the side of the Garden

You may also think what's wrong with the odd duck , nothing but when you get 50 or so it becomes a problem 

The point I am making is , what seems nice to some people is a problem to others 

hot composting

Posted: Yesterday at 10:07

Edd , thanks for that , never seen one before 

Crikey! Who pressed the freeeeezing button?

Posted: Yesterday at 10:05

Edd love the picture

Tootles , " alright ou kid " 

To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: Yesterday at 10:00

Mike , why not welcome the cats , you could be pleasantly surprised !

by the way we don't have any cats as my wife does like them 

Talkback: Wildlife

Posted: Yesterday at 09:52

Some really interesting comments , never really thought about how cattle are fed before 

Half the world over weight and the other under   Strange oldworldwelive in

 

Hosta

Posted: Yesterday at 08:53

Slugs found a couple up the allottment yesterday ! It has been pretty mild so far 

I have a lovely bed of Hosta and very little damage due to the grit , I got a self sown one in another bed and that is just eaten alive in the summer , I like to think it sackrifies it self for the others 

 

hot composting

Posted: Yesterday at 08:47

Don't do much composting at the Allottment because of rats , lots of people keep chickens which seems to attract them

However I have got a big plastic compost bin which I put stuff in , will be getting some more shortly and put them on steel mesh to stop the rats 

So going to start making some 

I have a question how does Dave check the tempeture ? Looks mighty fine compost

Over wintering dahlias and gladioli

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 20:49

I leave my glads in the ground over winter 

Dahlias blackened weeks ago but they are in pots so I just cut them down and put in greenhouse for over wintering , no watering , cover with compost and then repot in spring

So far never had any problems could just be lucky , live in Lincolnshire

Hosta

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 20:41

i would recommend you put some grit in the pots now to deter the slugs

1 to 10 of 370

Discussions started by GWRS

Poly tunnels

Advantage or disadvantage of poly tunnels 
Replies: 8    Views: 212
Last Post: 31/10/2014 at 10:06

White Beetroot

White Beetroot 
Replies: 4    Views: 155
Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 12:01

Build a new fruit cage

Fruit cages 
Replies: 0    Views: 158
Last Post: 24/05/2014 at 22:23

Brassica collars

Alternatives 
Replies: 1    Views: 197
Last Post: 16/03/2014 at 21:31

Gooseberry Bushes

New bare rooted gooseberry bushes 
Replies: 5    Views: 344
Last Post: 05/10/2014 at 10:33

Blue berry bushes

New blue berry bushes for planting  
Replies: 26    Views: 1130
Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 13:40

Fig trees

Planting and care 
Replies: 8    Views: 397
Last Post: 09/02/2014 at 15:20

Green house heaters

Paraffin v Electric 
Replies: 16    Views: 599
Last Post: 08/02/2014 at 15:01

Cold frames

Tips on using and making cold frames 
Replies: 9    Views: 559
Last Post: 08/10/2014 at 16:30
9 threads returned