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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:03

Oh Cathy, I can relate to everything you said there. My mum died in March, I kept her at home but it was very difficult, mainly trying to get help from the services, I finally got someone to come and sit with her through the night on the very day she died.

dad is 92 and so far very well, I am dreading it next time round as I expect you are.

as for the Potentillia, rabbits chewed all mine down last night together with a whole row of perennial Gaillardia grown from seeds. 

I don't know why my ipad won't do a capital letter at the start of a new sentence!

thanks Katherine, he was old so to be expected.

Harvesting seeds

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 15:56

yes..and they will go black, then they are ready for picking.

i don't know how many you need to grow but you will get hundreds from a couple of those pods, so if you want to cut the others off, that's ok.

Off with their heads! Runner beans

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 15:48

Bees do that, clean off from the back of the flower.

not lack of water.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 11:48

I thought I would bring this thread to the top for our newbies, I found it very helpful, the kindness of people is overwhelming.

My giant African Land Snail has died, silly really but I am going to miss him.

Sick Hydrangea

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:53

Did you click to enlarge it Charlie? It looks all over it to me, even the leaves are starting to go.

you could try cutting just the flower heads off for now, not sure if it will work, but if you see the leaves get any worse, I would cut it right down.

Wet soil

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:49

The hydrangea will love it, not sure about the foxgloves.

Rose leaf damage

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:47

Ooh Edd! I didn't mean that for you dear x


Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:43

Are we a team Nut 

Although you can spell, I can't!!!

Rose leaf damage

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:23

Natures wonderful isn't it?

what a shame to have sprayed them.

Slugs/snails - the trade-off

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 19:20

Theresa has said on another thread that she uses half and half, not sure how 3 parts ammonia and 3 parts water works but I don't think the naturally occurring bacteria in the soil, or the worms would like it very much.

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