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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 15:15

In the ground - Lily beetle hotel!

Next door neighbour askedme what the pretty insects were she had on her lily, she was trying to keep them! I showed her the grubs etc and their habits. She got rid of her lilies, I got extra LB

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 15:11

Looking through summer photos and found these of lily Night Flyer. Nothing to do with current thread but stil....

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/15055.jpg?width=274&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/15056.jpg?width=274&height=350&mode=max

 Aaaah Summer!

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 14:05

just read to OH bit in What to do now that says mow lawns when the weather isdry. Comment if he'd waited for that lawns would not have been done this year!!

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 13:57

Yum, Yum. Now that will cheer me up.

Still feel bit down and only found one lily beetle to slaughter before pain came

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 13:38

Hmmmmm!!!!!

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 12:14

Back now.

Need cheering up after difficult 5 mins with ancient relative so thought I'd look here. 

Very serious topics.

Hvae squelched my way round garden will go out in mo to attack lily beetles again. May cheer me up

Jean after months of trying we sold our house 2 1/2 years ago and were given 6 weeks to get out. We did it in 7 from finding somewhere to moving in. we had stoppped looking. It is possible and we don't regret buying in a rush but take care it doesn't always work out . We used Right move. Typed in all our requirements and posted it.Some agents contacted us with just what we needed.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 12:10

Worcs

Rained all night - 5mm Supposed to be sunny but sky is becoming more overcast and gloomy.

Garden is just a squelch to walk on.

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 11:07

Hi Forkers. Late this morning

Been trying to sort out my ancient mother's BUPA spending money. They didn't tell me she needed more until there was only £7 in the kitty.

These people that want food for free - how can they eat/ Is ther really profit in taking it?? Gets me. like electric cable etc, etc, etc.

Went on morning walk round garden to find the lily beetles have come out to play so spent a pleasurable few minute squashing them as they tied to climb the dead lily stems. This year I had spectacular lily called Night Flyer. Don't know if they will survive lily beetle onslaught

Got to go now . Attempt to catch up later 

Is there anything I can't compost?

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 18:37

C list I think. Thanks for link

Is there anything I can't compost?

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 18:12

Didn't know compost was sieved. Is it essential?

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