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Latest posts by nutcutlet

Big garden bird watch

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 11:52

11 greenfinches

13 chaffinches

12 goldfinches

6 blue tits

7 great tits

1 robin

3 blackbirds

3 jays

2 collared doves

2 rooks

1 magpie

1 starling

5 reed buntings



Rose Suckers Taking Over

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 10:08

I'd agree with Dove, it's not what you want there so have them out and plant something more to your taste. Or something with single flowers, more to the bees' taste

Big garden bird watch

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 10:02

I had trouble with the RSPB website the first time I used it for the count. Since then I've always held back til after the rush. 11pm tonite maybe

Please help ID this plant!

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 09:58

Hi Mat

what time of year and did you get any photos of the leaves

Rose Suckers Taking Over

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 20:37

I assume these are wild rose rootstock suckers, not the roses you bought.

Cut them out, right to the rootstock

Can I call the compost from my heap organic?

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 20:35

Don't get hung up on it daisy, enjoy it

Can I call the compost from my heap organic?

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 19:44

I don't think it matters much if you're not selling it or your produce as organic. Just get it as good as you can

seating area designb

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 19:10

Unless you want to sit out there in winter (and you might, we do at every opportunity) I'd leave the winter clematis. I'd leave armandii anyway, it's enormous with a tendency to go brown in severe winters. I saw an excellent honeysuckle last summer, called 'Scentsation'. Naff name but outstanding scent

DIY heated propagator

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 19:03

I wish I had some of those skills Bob. Anything I build is never quite parallel and the screws always protrude on one side because they went in crooked.

I shall follow your project with envy


cold frame wood or brick

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 18:55

Brick would last longer. Wood would be more insulative.

Trust me, I live in a wooden house

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