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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

How do I deter/ catch thieves from my allotment

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 21:49

I think you may be going over the top, Kevin.

Laburnum split trunk

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 15:18

Has the tear gone into the wood of the main trunk or is it only affecting the bark?

Mystery Plants..

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 15:13

Spiraea japonica, probably Goldflame; big white daisy; some sort of mint

Who's poo? (Hedgehog?)

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:52

I knew someone who put salted peanuts out. OMG, as the young people say.

How do I deter/ catch thieves from my allotment

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 07:17

Some years ago I worked for a while on a site near an urban fringe allotment which must have been a couple of acres, Because of vandalism and theft the city council eventually had to enclose the whole thing with ten-foot high heavy duty mesh fencing and give the allotment holders keys to the enormous padlocks on the massive gates. A sad case.

Bentonite

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 07:11

You can use it as a pond liner.

Overgrown Ivy on House

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 06:57

Disturbing nesting birds is a criminal offence. Can you wait until August? There's no guarantee that your ivy will remain variegated and I suggest you will spend a lot of time keeping it under control. Perhaps think about something less demanding,

Brush Removal

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 06:53

Just check whether there is anything worth keeping. There may be some decent small trees in there.

Magpie Seen Caching Food

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 18:38

What are the trees, Jim?

Moving magnolia

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 12:49

Where your septique is concerned it's best not to argue with the guys from the authority and why would you want to? Just move the magnolia when it's dormant - it may work and it may not. If you delay, as suggested, it is less likely to work. And would you rather have the septique not working?

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