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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

ID a big bird

Posted: 24/11/2013 at 21:24

Well, it won't be a Honey Buzzard, because they've all gone to Africa. A useful way of shortening the list of suspects! Did you get an idea of the actual size?


Posted: 24/11/2013 at 21:12

Let's hope he doesn't shoot anyone by aiming into unseen spaces.

pruning a mountain ash

Posted: 24/11/2013 at 21:10

For anyone who isn't sure how to prune, those pics would be no help at all.

Nasty Painful Bites !!

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 15:39

Whatever it is, it's got big jaws if it makes punctures two inches apart.

Help with some plant ID

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 15:36

2nd picture looks like beech.

Using a growlight with a propagator

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:36

I'm sure the cannabis will be just fine


Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:22

How many times a year do you need to do it, how long is the hedge, and what is the ground like? Any ladder would need to be at least 3 ft taller than the hedge when positioned at a suitable angle.

English forest design for front garden.

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:11

If the little yellow flower in the top left of the pic is attached to it, it's Lesser Celandine (quite invasive)

Lancashire Interior Home Designs

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:05

Cheap and nasty.

unusual garden, unusual problem to make safe - any ideas?

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:04

It's a question of which is more important - the children or an archaeological site. I'd fence the whole grassed area about 2 metres in from the parapets, leaving that 2 metres for maintenance and planting.

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Swifts in decline

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Useful tool

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Silver birch

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