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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Holey snail

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 07:46

I think this may simply be the work of a Song Thrush. They don't necessarily end up beating the snail shell to pieces, although this does happen with smaller, more fragile snails. Often the snail is extracted quite quickly, leaving the shell more or less in one piece with just a few holes from being hit on the stone.

Scarifying

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 07:24

Tell you what, Edd. Forget it.

best mower for sloping lawn

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:42

How big is the lawn? What sort of Atco is it and what do you mean by it not coping? The fact that you considered a sit-on mower suggests it can't be very steep; what is he gradient?

TPO and mature Sycamore - to buy or not to buy

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:37

Sounds like the tree was there before the houses.

Blackbirds in the mower shed

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:21

I'm surprised you don't see the thrush singing, ps2. They usually stand on a very prominent perch.

Rampant Climbing Rose

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:17

It's really funny watching it with the sound turned off.

Worried this is Japanese Knotweed!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:57

Hellebore.

Which birds nest is this?

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 11:12

There seem to be a lot of second nests this year, so please be careful about doing hedges for a while.

Crocosmia Lucifer

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 10:53

Aspect can make several weeks' difference.

Under Attack!

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 07:08

Lyn,

You have to be very careful, I agree. I'm still having trouble identifying from the picture - looks a bit like alkanet or comfrey, in which case a bit of short-term yellowing will be worthwhile!

Discussions started by Joe_the_Gardener

Jay

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Useful tool

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Spring!

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Gardeners World Quiz

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Silver birch

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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 10:53

Hedging shears

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Malvern

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