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Posted: 04/05/2016 at 21:13

I'm glad it's not just me. Just logged on and wondered what on earth had happened and if I'd hit the wrong button by mistake.

It's AWFUL!!!

extra deep pots

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 21:08

Hi Tom,

You could also try some Lily Regale which need deep pots, yours sound like lily pots to me which are usually tall and tapered. 

Hopefully you can still get some potted up Lilies from the GC.

Copper tape

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 21:01

Hi aym280,  I too grow delphiniums and have found that sharp grit helps to keep slugs and snails off better than anything else - and works in the rain as well.

I am though trying the liquid slug killer recommended by a friend to kill the ones in the soil, will wait and see what happens.

Runner beans

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 20:58

Okay Steve, I'll put them on the windowsill and take them off at night. Thanks.

Copper tape

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 18:14

Gosh, 4 metres for £2.50 is a good buy, I've been paying about £5 a roll - pity we don't have a Wilko near us.

Runner beans

Posted: 30/04/2016 at 18:11

Thanks Steve301 & Rosemary51. The table is just under a window so I don't think light is the problem. Was going to pot them up today but got side tracked into planting out some substitute delphiniums and more lupins in the sunshine - only to have to rush in from heavy rain, thunder and lightening 5 mins later! Oh well, they'll have to sink or swim.


Posted: 29/04/2016 at 21:51

I'm really annoyed as well - with OH away I was planning to put my feet up with a glass of wine and watch GW.  BBC take note, us gardeners will unite against you soon.

Runner beans

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 21:48

My runner beans are in loo rolls on the dining room table and already quite tall and waving - it's far too cold here in Bath to plant out yet but should I repot in bigger individual pots?

Security hedge in partially shady area

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 20:24

My GP told me they don't offer tetanus jabs any more and if I'd already had one or two boosters I was protected for life - not sure if I believe them though and would be much happier if I had another jab.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 18:29

It's been gorgeous here in Bath, very sunny, warm, with not much wind, but I suspect it might get frosty later on.

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