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Latest posts by GWRS

Baby rats in compost bin

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 23:46

Sorry need to get rid of them ASAP , spad seems quickest !

And stop them coming back ,  rat poison , cat or trap 

Not nice but Needs doing 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 23:38

Woo:2 hello , yes Tenby was fine hoping to go again beginning of may

Weather forcast is good for next few day so plan is to got to A tommrow and Sunday need to plant main crop potatoes and tidy up ready for planting out 

Seeds in g/h & conservatory coming up 

tempreture 100 plus in G/H then really cold of a night and cold winds in Lincolnshire 

pthe joys of gardening but nice to be outside 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 20:21

Hello , strawberries bed I planted last year went mad , need to redo in another bed 

Didn't realiase how tuff and rampant strawberry plants are 

see if anybody on the site got spare ones 

first time for a strawberry bed , best of luck

Am I grumpy cos.....

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 20:01

Only plant I really dislike in my garden is Dandelions   

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 18:28

Fabulous sunny morning , unfortunately in meetings until afternoon , got home cut lawns , bit of weeding , sun gone and now raining  way it goes 

Tide up nearly all day tommrow , however , hoping to have an allottment day on Friday 

Concrete Lined Anderson Shelter - What to do?!

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 18:43

Definaetly keep it , I am sure you will find a positive use for it 

Might want to have an electric put in , will add a new dimention 


shade or sun

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 10:48

Hello , definaetly a Heather and would definaetly benefit from being in garden , however , would put a load of gravel in potting hole to help drainage

was it one of those heathers that had been stained ?

best of luck with it 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 10:41

Allottment and flowers a definite Yes , in fact I think most of the plot holders grow flower , brings bee ect 

I have a fantastic clemaitis growing over a water cube , planted load of dalias this year , free from a friend , got daffs that we planted last year will leave these in to naturalise 

got a little wild flower bed and grow sunflower plus a few other bits , can't beat a bit of diversity 

finally got a a nice day but got to got to a meeting  much rather go to allottment 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 09:42

Pippin4 you feed your raspberries and all fruit  bushers with Blood , fish & bone fertiliser easy enough to find in the shops eg. Wilkinson

good luck 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 21:29

Caral , would suggest if you put shed on pallets put some chicken wire around base to stop little furry creatures moving in 

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