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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 22:01

Vic, I have the seeds, came today, thank you, they are perfect,, all of them. 

Thank you also to Forester and FB, seeds are perfect, its so exciting when they turn up in the post.

Fishys plants in the post today and Grans will go off soon.

Solar powered pond pumps

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 17:14

Alex says that sometimes it could be caused by a dead one in there. It doesnt matter in a big  pond but in a little one, can caurse probs.

Plants sent today, finally, bet you thought I was having you on?

My daughter didnt have a pond but found them mating in her outside loo, she got them and and spawn out and made a pond in the kiddies sand pit, she is now overrun with frogs. Seems they are not fussy.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 17:05

Thats a dilema FB, but that choice has to be yours, I wouldnt go, but it must be up to you, and if he died while you were away, you may never forgive yourself.

New Member

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 16:57

The big tangled mass with cream flowers is ivy, dont know the second but Nutcutlet will be along and tell us very soon.


Posted: 30/09/2014 at 16:51

You need to copy and paste their email address into your email provider.

Very specific hedge plant requirements

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 16:40

Pansy, that made me laugh, where have all the congregations gone then.

Originally yews were planted in church yards to ward of the devil, but more recently they were planted to stop farmer Giles grazing his sheep in there for free.

In answer to the OP, Laurel is probably the best bet.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 16:34

They have just said I can bring mum home tonight and she can go back for biopsy results later, now the fun begins. I need to learn the ins and outs of the catheter , dont suppose its as complicated as the stoma, they both rely on liquids to work!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 10:58

This past few weeks I have done a lot of thinking, 

From observing the comings and goings of my parents, I have come to the conclusion that the reason we beat ourselves uo over them is that we feel responsible because of all the care they gave to us.They will do what they want to do, and we feel so bad about it,but what can we do?


I feel like hitting a brick wall because they dont seem to want to do anything to help themselves, just how far can our responsiblilties go? No easy answers to this,I  sometimes wonder if all this  is just natures way of preparing us, we had 6 months of pure hell with MIL and when she died, of course she was missed, but we all agreed it was a blessing.


Solar powered pond pumps

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 09:49

Fishy, you sound desparate now, so time for me to get those plants sorted out for you, put lots of nutrient eaters in, you can always turf them out next year and chuck if they grow too much ,

I would advise that if you are not using aquatic soil you put the marginals in ordinary flower pots with chippings on the top, that will stop the excess soil leaking into the pond, save your perforated baskets for a while, or you will be in a circle of plants, nutrients plants etc.

We shall day


Posted: 30/09/2014 at 09:42

Why would you want to cut the flowers off!  Leave them going as long as possible, if you want, you could trim lightly to keep it neat, but I do as others say and wait for new growth in March/April time then right off as low to the ground as poss.

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