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Latest posts by kaycurtis

Talkback: Identifying bumblebees

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
I love this feature only hope our bee population doesn't deminnish any further, I saw a programme that blames nicotine substances in products that people use on the gardens and fields, it stands to reason if nicotine kills people, what chance does a BEE stand. hope people work this one out before it is too late

Talkback: How to force garlic bulbs

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
this was useful as I made a mess of my garlic last year ,and the crop that my Daughter grew were perfectly formed but in miniture, tiny weany little bulbs but tasty we had to smilethey were no bigger than my little finger nail.

Talkback: Acer & ajuga pot display

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
I love all Acer's if I owned a bigger garden I must addmit I'd have them all over the place. But I do have 4 in pots around my garden that need repotting this spring.

Talkback: Slug-proof plants

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
I found this item really good and wanted to keep it in my scrap book but no matter how I tried I couldn't incorperate this or the bumble bee artical into scrap book. one miniut it allowed me in then it wouldn't. I have used scap book before and worked the system OK! I am now tearing my hair out, has any one else suffered at the hands of scapbook?

Talkback: Wildlife-friendly plants

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
I rate this highly as we need to look after our native creatures, so that we maintian a healthy balance, so we can grow and survive rather than importing every thing from abroad polluting the world with airmiles.

Talkback: How to renovate your lawn

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
this is a real help to any gardener as long as they have a lawn ofcourse. lets hope the weather picks up and we can get out there and put all this information to the test.

Talkback: Codling moth

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
after thought I am sorry I spelt really incorrectly

Talkback: How to make a bumblebee nest

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
can you imagine a world with out bees, honey and all the other things that bees contribute to our planet.

Talkback: How to mow your lawn

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
Lawns need more care than we think,weeds seem to fly in from everywhere, have you noticed that the council don't cut the verges, spreading dandilions all over the place, must be the most prolific plant in England because of neglect.

Talkback: Pollen beetles

Posted: 24/11/2011 at 15:27
I knew that rape seed crop caused me terrible allergy but to find it is also responsable for these horrid little beetles is the last straw, as for some years now it has been grown in fields where I live.

Discussions started by kaycurtis

Talkback: Vine weevil

I just hope the birds get some of them but always wise to check the roots of every plant even from the garden centre as they are not adverse... 
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Last Post: 23/01/2014 at 13:29

Talkback: RSPB Giving Nature a Home

I have every type of bird visiting my garden because I feed them. got loads of native trees bushes and flowers frogs newts and slowworms but... 
Replies: 6    Views: 453
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 11:10

Talkback: Ragwort

I find Dandilions a particular nuisance weed, people say oh! they are good for bees, I personally have never seen a bee near them, in fact t... 
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Last Post: 21/07/2012 at 13:18

Talkback: A gold medal at Chelsea

would like to congratulate Andy on gold, great stuff. 
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Last Post: 29/05/2012 at 10:11

Talkback: Tulip fire

don't you just love Tulips, amazing how there is an awful desease waiting to attack everything on the planet, if it's not one virus it's ano... 
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Last Post: 15/04/2012 at 04:24

Talkback: Red squirrels

Dear Richard Jones, wouldn't we all love the safety of this dear little creature our own native squirrel but nothing is being done about the... 
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Last Post: 16/04/2012 at 14:17

Talkback: Protecting banana plants over winter

Replies: 8    Views: 1181
Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 01:49

Talkback: How to clean and repair your garden shed

Replies: 3    Views: 516
Last Post: 30/11/2013 at 15:56

Talkback: Find out your soil type

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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 21:06

Talkback: Phormium and heuchera pot display

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Last Post: 24/11/2011 at 15:28

Talkback: Rose leaf rolling sawfly

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Last Post: 20/05/2012 at 00:21

Talkback: How to repot jamsine

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Last Post: 24/11/2011 at 15:28

Talkback: How to plant lily bulbs in a pot

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Last Post: 12/02/2015 at 15:01

Talkback: Rosemary beetle

Replies: 2    Views: 533
Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 16:29

Talkback: How to lift and divide day lilies

Replies: 6    Views: 693
Last Post: 16/11/2014 at 21:01
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