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Latest posts by KEF

It's my birthday

Posted: Yesterday at 08:37

Happy birthday Pdoc 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: Yesterday at 07:45

Good morning Hosta and all to come.

 

Corriander (Wilting) ?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 19:02

Coriander is pretty tough, mine is outside in pots ready to plant in the garden. I'd put it outside

Will red ant colony damage my potato crop?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 19:00

Dunno Edd just something I read and remembered about 

Will red ant colony damage my potato crop?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 17:08

Liz I have no idea if this works but it's something I saw on the net 

Do you have an ant problem, inside or out... This will get rid of them... Save on your time line by hitting share and you will always have for future reference..
Ant Killer
What's so cool about this is, it took them 2 minutes to find it and 5 minutes to fill up ! Wow
1 empty water bottle
(Cut it down to about 2" tall)
5 Tbsp of baking soda
5 Tbsp of powdered sugar
3 Tbsp of water.
The very best way of eliminating ants is truly simple:
Take a small amount of powdered sugar (also called icing sugar) and mix it with an equal amount of baking soda (formally called sodium bicarbonate) and water.
Powdered sugar is essential. You cannot use the larger grains of sugar for this..
Mix the two powders together and then place small amounts against the walls or other areas where you would not normally walk but where you would normally see the ants.
The ants will be attracted to the sugar and will eat some of it and collect more to take home to feed others, so all of them will get their share.
The sugar and baking soda powders are similar in size and, once mixed together, the ants cannot separate the two items, so, as they eat the sugar, they will also ingest the baking soda, which they would otherwise never touch. This is the reason for using powdered sugar.
Once the ants eat the baking soda it will react with the formic acid in their stomachs and cause gas. The bodies of ants are unlike humans and they cannot eliminate gas so it will build up inside and eliminate them

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 16:58

Heck Hosta who has had your geese 

Steve advised someone the other day about a poorly goldfish  Not seen Gemma. 

Panda we now have some sun, bit late in the day 

 

Time to plant out runner beans?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 16:36

S.Yorks and mine have been planted a week after being hardened off for a week, soil nice and warm and temperatures overnight haven't dropped below 7C, looking good 

Bugs and markings on return from holiday

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 15:34

 thought someone else had watered them for the week. After my hols a lot of my plants look like that 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 15:21

Verdun perhaps it doesn't know we live on an island 

Courgettes and squash have been hardened off and now planted ..best set alarm to go out with my torch tonight 

Bugs and markings on return from holiday

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 15:17

Looks to me like they have been watered with a hosepipe and the sun has come out afterwards  

Discussions started by KEF

RIP Terry Pratchett

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Family traits

Have you turned into one of your parents? 
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Not gardening but a computer question

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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

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Clematis ID please

Can anyone ID my shade loving clematis? 
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Kale & Beans

Is there any reason why you shouldn't plant them near to each other? 
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Underachiever Award

What hasn't done well up to now in your garden? 
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Slug nematodes

Will they work if waterlogged? 
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Shrub ID please.

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Clematis ID please

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Last Post: 14/05/2014 at 19:18

Rhino Greenhouse

Do you have one and would you recommend ?  
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Glass cutter

Want to buy one and want recommendations please.  
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I.D. please

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S.Pierre variety of tomatoes

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Help on the way.

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