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Posted: 29/08/2012 at 20:51

Hello everyone, Thanks for your very kind offer gardeningfantic, yes I would love to have them

If you let me know when they are ready we can have a chat about it. Thanks also for the propagating advice. I might be on the lurk for overhanging budelia.

Flo- Well that's news to me..........I knew about the ladybirds but not about all beetles, but now having a think about it - makes perfect sense. Flying stag beetles.......not too keen on that idea


Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:57

Flo- they do look mean. I might be missing something obvious here but are you saying that stag beetles fly?

Me too about propagating buddleia- I love the white variety but don't want to spend a lot of money on it

pot pests

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:34

Good thinking, probably for the best


Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:31

Interesting thread, watched the link.

I don't mind spiders as long as they stay outdoors

pot pests

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:18

Any chance of photo? Someone on here might recognise it

New site - bugs

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:16

I have my email notification turned off as a default. Now "your latest posts" have been sorted mostly, I use them and the latest posts option on the forum. I agree about the quote & link option.

I have a few of times to use the quote and all I get is a load of rubbish being posted.

I haven't tried to use the link function, can do hyperlinks but can't get to grips with it on here

Sweet Pea Queries

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:05

My sweet peas did very poorly this year- they were all Spring sown but the lack of Summer  played a major part in their performance. Late flowering & then covered with greenfly. They did a lot better last year.

I will be giving an Autumn sowing a go again this year. Last year all my Jillies got eaten, I thought at the time by small black flies. Now I know it was the slugs

Pat12- I've never heard of that compound before- did a quick google. No wonder it's harder to get hold of, wouldn't want to use that anywhere in my garden. In no way am I a chemist but that compound is really strong.........I think that it would kill/damage a lot. Not for me.

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 20:46

Good evening everyone- listening to the radio Garbage playing- "Stupid Girl" haven't heard this for years

No denying it I'm not keeping up - other than I love Marmite

Have a great evening

August in your garden...

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 20:30

Better one flower than none. Next year it might be bursting with them


Posted: 28/08/2012 at 20:28

Great pictures everyone

Is there a name for an insect lover-insectophile? Lovely clear picture Flo

gardeningfanatic & Gary I'm a convert to gettting some Buddlia in the garden, particulary the white variety. Bit pricey in the shops though, might have to go for the purple if they are easy to propagate.

kitiekat- I'm a bit envious of the hedgehog & frog pictures I've seen a couple of toads here but they are very elusive and tend to disappear for months at a time.

I saw a squirrel earlier- common yes.........but a first in my garden


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