Latest posts by Lyn

Warm Autumn

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 13:47

I have mad the most of a warm dry day a week, on cutting down the Rudbeckia I noticed quite a few ladybirds, in the new growth close to the ground. Strange that I never saw any thought the summer, they must have been there though.

I also uncovered a big bee, hope he will bee ok now I have cut some of his plant, I left most of it when I noticed him.

Leaf mould

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 09:07

Will they get drunk on re cycled beer

i think the mesh cage for the leaves is the best idea, they need the rain on them. Maybe best not to cover, they will get lots of worms if they are just left on the ground, not in bags. Having said that, I did use a builders dumpy bag once. They just take a bit longer.

Leylandii hedge

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 09:00

We chain sawed ours to within a foot of the ground, then just picked around with the mattock, they are a bit heavy to move if you leave too much top growth. Didn't find they rocked, not the big ones. I piled them up thinKing of a stumpery, no good though, they rotted away very quickly.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 08:54

Nice day here too Marion, and good to hear the mild weather is staying a bit longer, so much for the harsh winter some person predicted!!

its exactly the same here as it has been for the past 30 years, weatherwise, used to go Christmas shopping in Plymouth or Exeter and just carry the coat. I expect you find the same, we are not too far apart.


Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 08:50

Thank you Victoria.

dont mention it Gran.

thinking about Mac and the pm's, when I used an android tablet, I couldn't get the messaging ing service at all.  i loaded Chrome and it worked fine then.


Posted: 11/11/2015 at 08:44

We have a garden centre as Dove discribed, it is good for composts and the statues and water features are fantastic, they sell a wide range of greenhouses and garages, swings, arbours etc, lots of wood to build your own, plants......absolutely useless.

its better to spend a day with my friend Hosta, always get plants and seeds there

He should be home today, seems like he enjoyed his mini break.

Don't be scaredy cat.....

Posted: 11/11/2015 at 08:31

I am not keen on any plant cut into a lolly pop shape, but maybe they suit town houses, they would look silly in the country side where plants look better growing naturally.

Leylandii hedge

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 23:42

Could be Steve, could be. 

Dahlias going free!

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 23:41

The parcel size is ...45cm X 35cm x16 cm so as long as you can find a box a bit smaller than those measurements, and the parcel weights less than 2kg, (you  can weigh it on kitchen scales) then it's only 2.80. 


Leylandii hedge

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 23:36

Recruiting a Rugby club sounds fun Dove, could go some of that  

But would they dig my long border a bit wider.

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