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Making your own hoops for netting

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 08:53

ON a recent allotment tour I saw what look like blue plastic water pipe being used. The sort we used to run a water supply to the GH, about an inch in diameter (ish)

Plant ID please

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 20:47

Too right Dove


Posted: 06/09/2014 at 18:27

They're very clever birds. I like to watch them with fat balls in  string bags.

I like my fat balls in the feeders for preference but the jays manage better with the bags, hooking them up onto a branch and demolishing them

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 18:24

I'm not sure they breed often enough in the UK to worry about what the caterpillars eat.



Posted: 06/09/2014 at 17:30

If you separate the link to one drive from the rest of the text and then 'enter' it shows up as a link like the one in Dove's post.

I could see the pic bit I can't tell one houseplant from another

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 16:07

Hi Philippa, the bedstraw if for the caterpillars (if we get any). The adult moths seem happy with any nectar producing flower. Ceratostigma here. Maybe because it's late floweringand we rarely see them early in the year

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 11:33

I haven't got much ladies bedstraw at the moment but lots of hedge bedstraw. Not sure they're breeding here though, It takes 2 and most years I only see one.


Posted: 06/09/2014 at 10:57

I've used them, they're OK but if you have to move them around and they change shape you can dislodge roots. 

Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 10:55

I associate them with bedstraws Lyn but as non natives they've probably had to adapt a bit.

Any wine makers out there?

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:23

I can check it for you when it's ready artjak

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coppicing the hazels

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How long for ground elder to die from starvation and dehydration

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Hydrangea cuttings on behalf of Bruce Weston

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Have I killed my bearded irises?

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not water mint

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Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

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Today's trip

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ID please

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calling the forum cooks

cheese scones 
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Elgood's Brewery garden

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Bats in the belfry

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How to reduce biodiversity

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