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Ants

Posted: 16/07/2012 at 15:22

Bookertoo, we were there 1975 - 1983 in Kitwe and Kabwe. Struggled to get veg growing but managed to grow mulberry, peach and an avocado seedling. (wonder what it looks like now???)        The ants were a pain though - we had to make sure everything was properly sealed.

bird netting

Posted: 15/07/2012 at 11:58

I bought some butterfly netting from a small garden center in Cheshire - 2m wide and priced at about £1.50 per linear meter. I then threaded some pieces of galvanized wire through the mesh to make something similar to a closh - make the "legs" long enough to push well into the soil. The only problem is, this weather is stopping my Pak Choi from growing.

Ants

Posted: 15/07/2012 at 11:43

I usually get some flying ants at this time of year. As Bookertoo says, it may be something to do with mating - it doesn't last long and then they disappear.

Bookertoo - your comments about ants in Zambia brought back many happy memories. Not about ants but about the nine happy years we lived there.

Scrapbook

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 12:06

I also think this is a good idea. The number of times I've seen useful advice and then can't find it when I need it!!     A scrapbook would save all the hassle of looking for old postings and be a quick reference.

What is this Leaf please

Posted: 24/06/2012 at 11:50

Hi Ragdoll,

This is how I resized my photo to upload it. My photos come up in "Windows Live Photo Gallery".

  • First make a copy of the photo you want to resize
  • Open the copy and click EDIT, ORGANIZE OR SHARE at top
  • Double click on photo you want to resize
  • Click on PROPERTIES in the wide blue bar
  • Click RESIZE and choose SMALL:800
  • Click RESIZE AND SAVE

Then upload the resized photo. I hope this works for you.

No flowers on Clematis.

Posted: 24/06/2012 at 11:11

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/9177.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 Hi Watermelonice,

This is my Niobe after a shower of rain. Hope it helps to identify yours.

GW Presenters

Posted: 17/06/2012 at 15:51

Thanks sotongeoff, I wondered why it did that. It was OK before I pressed the submit button

GW Presenters

Posted: 17/06/2012 at 14:21

<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; background-color: #eeeeee;">"And as for GW - that's why there are several presenters, each playing to their strengths - the snide comments about Monty Don's 'acre's smack of nothing short of jealousy to me."

<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; background-color: #eeeeee;">To Dovefromabove

<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; background-color: #eeeeee;">I was NOT making snide comments about Monty Don. I was just saying who I preffered as a presenter. I am also not jealous of Monty's garden - I would just like to see more for people with tiny gardens like me. I like Gardener's World and my Sky box is set to record the whole series in case I don't get to see it on Fridays.

GW Presenters

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 10:55

I liked Geoff Hamilton and Alan Titchmarsh best - less about rolling acres and more about proper gardening.  

Talkback: Build a brick barbecue

Posted: 12/06/2012 at 17:01

This is ours, built into the wall to terrace the sloping garden. It's much better than the general movable ones - it doesn't have to be put inside during winter or finish up as a pile of disintegrating rust by being left outside. It's always ready to use at the drop of a hat (or should I say at a ray of the sun!).   It has even been cooked on under an umbrella. I wouldn't be without it.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/8710.jpg?width=384&height=350&mode=max

 

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seed packet template

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