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Wildlife gardening -Month by Month.

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:48

Well you would be unaware, forgive you for that Mike cos I have only just opened it!

What do you have left to do in the garden this year?

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:36

Same here Perki, Penstemons still flowering and fuchsias, Aunty Rinums and a few others, oh and a rose covered in buds, dont think they will bloom though!

The tubs were still blooming till late and you dont feel you can just throw them away.

winter pansies and violas

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:26

They are gorgeous Busy, as you know, the humble pansy/viola are my favs.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:19

Thoughts and prayers with FB and Mrs Fishy. I hope she is not in too much discomfort.

Lawn Advice Appreciated

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:15

Its cropping it too short that causes the moss I have found. Couldnt get a late cut in, much to wet here, the fronts been done because its covered in snowdrops and if the grass is long they dont stand out. 

I would have loved to get another cut in as its always so wet in the Spring, we cut later.

What do you have left to do in the garden this year?

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:10

Gosh Perki, better get on with those daffs, usually in by October, are they sprouting in the bag yet, I found some like that!

Red tulips and forget me nots will look lovely together.

I have just got to get a covering of compost on the big horseshoe shaped border and near enough done. Looks like full sun tomorrow so will take advantage of OH to shovel it into the wheel barrow for me.

Lawn Advice Appreciated

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 00:02

Good thought WW, always just take off the top on the first couple of cuts.

Recommended Books

Posted: 12/12/2014 at 23:58

Yes? Thought you wanted thread opened on books we can recommend?

Both these mentioned are brilliant books, most or probably all of the flowers I grow are bee and butterfly friendly.

 

Wildlife gardening -Month by Month.

Posted: 12/12/2014 at 22:13

I have done it!

netting crops

Posted: 12/12/2014 at 22:06

I used this, it works but dont let it touch the crop because she will lay her eggs on top and they get through the tiniest gap. Make a frame from water piping.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Soft-Butterfly-Netting-6m-5m/dp/B00DREDKIA/ref=sr_1_17?ie=UTF8&qid=1418421679&sr=8-17&keywords=butterfly+netting

 

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Recommended Books

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

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unwins catalogue

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

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