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Latest posts by Lyn

Fuschia bush

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 13:38

When you see new shoots on it, cut right back to about 4 inches from the ground. Thats usually beginning of March.


Posted: 14/02/2015 at 13:35
Yviestevie wrote (see)
is my one weakness.  Who used to say that - was it someone on Cranford or Larkrise to Candleford, if I remember right they used to lots of 'one weaknesses'
post mistress in Larkrise to Candleford or as my son says(because we live in Cornwall) Launceston to Camelford.


Compost bin....again

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 12:13

Like this?

its very nice, wood is warmer than plastic, so compost will start to work quicker, I would suggest having 2 though, you need to fill one, then leave it and start another, then when the first one has finished, you can bag it up and swap over to start again.

Hedgehog or rats

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 19:00

Edds second picture is mice poo, baza described rats poo. best not to use an humane trap, there is only one way to dispose and its not nice.


Posted: 13/02/2015 at 18:01

You can buy little green slug traps, some put beer in them, I have put just a few pellets, you sink them in the ground they have little holes in the sides for the slugs to get in and lids on so nothing else can.

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 14:44

PM to Gardengirl x

Spent Mushroom Compost

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 11:17

Good link Dove and close to you, is the dog up for grabs as well!!

Spring Bulbs not flowering

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 10:38

Hellebores will flower now.

How to get rid of Gorse

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 10:37

Strong weedkiller should work on the gorse, but bracken, I couldnt get rid of. We just had to hack it out. Its a real pest in our lanes now, it kills everything, there is hardly anything else growing there.

As its carcinogenic, I thought the council may have got rid, but they havent so far.

Talkback: Gardening makes you happy

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 10:23

Thanks Frank, i have waited 5 months for that, Thought it may have been a regional saying!

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Seed swap

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ID on giant wasp

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Mirabilis Longiflora

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anyone have one of these?

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root trainers v. pots

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calling Gardengirl

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water lily

pot or not 
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friend or foe?

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conflicting info.

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GW weather

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Plant ID please

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Recommended Books

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