Lyn


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Pond slimy stuff

Posted: 21/08/2016 at 10:32

Buy a bag from Tesco or Morrisons.

Help identifying fuchsia

Posted: 21/08/2016 at 10:31

Big one looks like Bella Rosella, small one could be any , there's so many like that.

ponds

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 18:04



Spring.




summer.


Camelia and Holly tree down in the summer pic.

What is this ??

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 18:27

LISIANTHUS.

Ferric phosphate slug pellets

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 18:15

The bottom line sums it up.


Be extremely careful to keep children and pets out of the containers. Use only sparingly as directed, don't put big bands or piles anywhere, and clean up spills. Do not allow children or pets to play unsupervised in treated areas, and watch for neighbor's dogs or kids when the product is down. There is nothing wrong with these products - they work very well as a slug and snail bait. The problem is the deceptive advertising that hides the true nature of these products, and disarms the caution users should have with a dangerous poison.
    It is ultimately our responsibility to keep kids, pets, and wildlife safe from poisoning when we use or store poisons. Both metaldehyde and iron phosphate baits are pretty safe if used properly, but they are both dangerous poisons if consumed in enough quantity. Remember too that the iron phosphate baits as far as I know do not contain Bitrex so they are much easier to eat in large quantities, and that iron builds up in the system so eating smaller amounts over time will increase the amount of poison until symptoms appear.
 


I use them, very sparingly, I don't use the container as an applicator but tip them into my hand and apply 3 or 4 around a plant. I have seen people with 'blue'  soil! ,  apply just a couple, it will kill the slugs but using this amount I don't think they will harm any life.  Whoever would allow a child or an animal to consume large quantities.

Big Fat Hen.............how embarassing!

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 08:40
HORTICO says:

......then a spotty faced student aproaches.  Excuse me Sir.  I did so enjoy the lecture.  Thank you.  Sir.   


See original post

 Only a Spotty Faced one...not very good is it? 

Cornwall gardens

Posted: 26/07/2016 at 19:43

Pine Lodge Gardens and Pinetum. Holmbush , St Austell.


it will take longer than hour and half to get to 


RoseMoor, nearer two and half. there's 8.5 miles of road workds on the A30! 

Last edited: 26 July 2016 19:48:10

Any idea what this is?

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 15:11

Francoa?

ID please

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 11:59

Maybe Evening Primrose

Can anyone identify this lovely plant?

Posted: 05/07/2016 at 22:38

Purple Toadflax

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