Latest posts by jean6

Name that plant!

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 23:42

me too.. was well happy to see the green flowers.. I have seen another growing beside it.. plus plenty seed pods so am going to leave them to do what nature does best..

not seen my garden soo full of stuff this time of the year.. the rain has made everything sprout up.. I have flowers/veg & this year have just planted a sunburst cherry plus a grape vine under out what I call a lean too.. not covered in but sheltered.. have to let you know how they do.. thats if the birds dont get cherries 1st.. ha haa

Name that plant!

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 23:32

oh great.. as I was unable to load my photo so I could not ask the question of .. What is it.!!. now I know.. its a euphorbia... have had it in the garden about 3yrs but this year was 1st time it flowered but unlike Robs mine has no red bits in flowers.. just green. I am in s/east & it survives all weathers..

Talkback: Magpies in the garden

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 23:25
sorry but I hate year I stood in the kitchen watching one poke its beak into my blue tits nest box & one by one tear a leg off the baby & drop them to the ground..
For 3yrs I`ve had no blue tits but this year have 2 families nesting in boxes...which makes a delightful change as I have noticed great tits taking over..lovely to see their little blue heads again..

Talkback: Dealing with lily beetle

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 23:18
I too love lilies... keeping an eagle eye is a must..simular to Tim Burr..I use an old jam jar to knock them into & close the the jar is small amount vinegar & salt...with bit of water.. placing the jar outside & leaving it until I need it again..eventually throwing it away..
Used to make me angry when they dropped off & I missed them.. I dont anymore...


Posted: 18/05/2012 at 15:20

after 3yrs of no birds nesting in my boxes & when they did it was usually the great pleased to announce the arrival of 2 boxes being nested in & they are Blue tits...have not seen any for a number of years...wonderful... cambridge

how to load photo

Posted: 29/04/2012 at 13:19

cannot find where on the page is icon or whatever to load a photo so I can ask my question.. help please

Black invaders

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 13:23

you sure as the size you gave were too large for thunder flies which are like a thin black very small fly.. make you itchy when they land on you & in hair etc..

How to kill pampas grass?

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 22:33

my neighbour has the same next to my fence.. she hates it.. has been cut right down & burnt to no avail... VERY HARD but only solution is to dig it up.. make sure you wear back

help with vegetables

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 22:31

cannot advise you on whatever spray.. can you not contact the guy & find out exactly what it is.. as to wood preserver...whenever i do that I do it sept/oct time so it has time to disapear in earth thus making it safe for next yr sowings..

you need advice.. I would`nt be happy planting there re- spray stuff.. maybe a soil kit or something !

what will you do to deal with the drought

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 22:26

yes on newspaper plus it is a feed..

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