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Posted: 08/08/2013 at 22:01

great photos

my buddlia is about to bloom, so i am looking forward to seeing more , loads of bees


Posted: 05/08/2013 at 22:11

lots of bees in my garden, and more butterflys than last year, i live in manchester and have been planting bee friendly plants.

Gold finches

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 22:13

great Annie 1,  thanks for that, i will get one

Herbaceous Peony bot growing

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 23:19

hi all, I have 2 peonys in different locations, they have been there for 2 years, leaves but no blooms, so I guess from reading the abouve, I should wait another year or so?

Gold finches

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 23:11

i hang out sunflower hearts,niger seeds and nuts. i have to refill every 2 days. goldfinch, bullfinch,sparrow or wren, im not sure. blue tits and robins. feral pigeons and squirrles plus resident robin. all very entertaining.


Gold finches

Posted: 01/07/2013 at 22:53

goldfinches started coming to my garden when i started to hang out niger seed.

i also leave all seed heads insitu, i dont do tidy!


Posted: 30/06/2013 at 23:44

this is the 3rd year I have had a pyracanta, and this is the first year it has flowered.

i have never pruned it, it is situated in a shady area, beneath a large magnolia, but i gave it a good mulch with manure in spring,

I hate flies..

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 23:33

what about mint?

my mother told me that keeping a pot of mint in the kitchen deters flies

slugs / snail eggs

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 23:10

hi daintiness and Sara 4, that was quick.

yes I popped them, they were gelatinous and squidgy.

slugs / snail eggs

Posted: 30/06/2013 at 22:52

hi all. i planted a fuschia, which i had overwintered in a shed. when i emptied out the plant and inspected the soil, their were clusters of small, white, round jelly consistency globules, which i think maybe snails eggs.  I removed them, but im not sure if they are friend or foe. Does anyone have any advice please? 

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