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Posted: 08/09/2013 at 23:05

Thanks for all the encouragement everyone. Pond built and partly sunk. It sits about 15" above ground. Breeze blocks under the liner to make some shelves and pond filled and left to settle before we trim the liner. Steps available for wildlife escape. Will put pics on soon.  Now I have to decide how to finish the top edge to secure the liner.   Suggestions welcome.


Posted: 03/09/2013 at 17:11

Wood bought, garden cleared, plan drawn.  Can anyone tell me if bricks or breeze blocks would be harmful in the water.  No fish planned, just plants (and hopefully a frog or two eventually!)

Sarracenia Purpurea

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 14:14

Hi. I recently got one of these carnivorous plants and it lives in my unheated greenhouse at the moment.  The g/h was chock a block with hoverflies and most of these have ended up as meals for the plant. I would like to know if it's possible to overfeed this hungry Horace? 

Btw I have no dislike of hoverflies....I know they are good guys. I will probably have to find a new location for Horace soon or the flies will end up on the endangered species list.

Can someone tell me what Pupa this is

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 18:50

I did. I'll leave it there then and see what happens. Thanks everyone. If it changes form, I'll post on here. 

Can someone tell me what Pupa this is

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 18:43

Wot a cheek Peter !  Confusion - it's a normal state for me when it comes to gardening. I try not to cause it in others though.  As suggested, I will try to keep it until it reveals what it is......what's the best way to keep it safe?  Please don't tell me to keep it somewhere in the house - my OH would have a fit!  I have an unheated greenhouse - would that do?

Can someone tell me what Pupa this is

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 18:54

I've had a look at the links and I think it looks like the grey dagger but since I have no trees or fruit bushes I don't know where it came from.  Thanks for taking the time to help. 

Can someone tell me what Pupa this is

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 16:47


Can some knowledgable person tell me what this pupa will turn into?  It's about 1" long (2.5cm for youngsters ).  I thought pupas appeared in springtime - is it normal for a pupa to appear at this time of year.  The more I learn about gardening, (mostly from this site) the more I realise how much I still have to learn!




Posted: 25/08/2013 at 14:02

I found a cat had used it as a toilet a few days ago...Would this have caused it ? I get a lot of snail trails over the surface too. I cleaned up the cat mess immediately so it had only been there a max of 8 hours. 


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 13:24

Can anyone tell me why my open compost heap is developing a white soft fur on the surface?   I have used compost in 6 large pots and in two of them the fur is also growing. What causes this and what can I do. 


Posted: 23/08/2013 at 16:30

My last cucumber on the plant (can't remember name) has grown at either end but has a very distinct waist half way down (see...not a spelling error )  It's about 6 inches total length and firm to the touch even at the waist.  What causes this - can someone give me a reason?

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Sarracenia Purpurea

Overfed ? 
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Can someone tell me what Pupa this is

Good for garden or not 
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fur on compost 
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has waisted 
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Thinking about it. 
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Compost in containers

use it or lose it-?  
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Strawberries and blackfly

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Good or Evil

Bug Identity? 
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Can i move it?  
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Chinese Trumpet Flower

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Please tell me I'm wrong! 
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Hole in my courgette

What caused this 
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Last Post: 01/07/2013 at 22:07


Keep Seeds or not 
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Unidentified Spider

Can you help me find out what he/she is? 
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