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The other side of Monty Don.

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 09:40
Jack the Misery wrote (see)

Monty is fine, the programme is OK, but seeing the ruddy dog all the time drives me bonkers. I like dogs, and Nigel's OK, but it's a gardening programme - please - not an indulgent dog cameo-corner. Enough. Beechgrove is a gigantic garden, with a swimming pool sized 'pond' and that's fair enough despite it has little in common with the hanky patches attached to modern dolls' houses And I've also had  enough with the dead box hedge. I just wait for the 'to do' list and enjoy the pretty pictures. It's aspirational with a genial host. I quite liked his jewellery in the 80's, shame it went bust.

Have to agree Jack,all he seems to do is dig stuff up and then plant more stuff,I think we all know how to do that.And the times he mentions that bloody box hedge is doing my head in.I now record it so I can miss out the boring bits which leaves about 10 minutes worth watching.

 

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:39

Thanks Pansyface, really helped. Will go ahead and try it.

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 09:57

I have an old conifer tree trunk and was wondering if I drilled holes in it would it be suitable for a bee hotel.

Worst year for rust

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:06

Every year I grow lots of Fuchsias for baskets but this year nearly every plant has been affected by rust, I have never known it so bad. Anyone else had this problem?

Free fuchsias what to do now

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 15:56

I would plant them out now so they have a chance to get a good root system before the winter, make sure you cover the roots with a lot of mulch before the cold weather arrives to stop them freezing. they will come again in spring.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 12:45
Cangrandmafixiit wrote (see)

So once you have counted    `em  nodisab , do you give `em the old size 9 crunch ?

I put them in a bowl of salt water.

 

WEEDS

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 08:14

Boris Johnson

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 08:09

I picked up a black plastic council sack that had blown into the corner of my garden, underneath I found attached to the sack 37 snails and slugs. I put it back in the same place and the next day I found another 12, I now do this daily and find this is the best way of catching them. Give it a try it might work for you.

Has lawn food killed my lawn

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 10:56
Stephen 7 wrote (see)

Was the 'spread' even?

Too much in one spot can kill the grass so its best to use a 'shaker' and try to make sure you dont go over same area twice.

This was soluble so used a watering can.

 

Has lawn food killed my lawn

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 10:28

Yes it does contain moss killer but I did not have any moss on my lawn, just wanted to green it up. Why would the healthy grass turn black?

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