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Latest posts by oldchippy

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 15:50
so the truth is out Kate you throw your slug and snails in some else's garden,100% recycling.have a good bank holiday I hope they don't come back.

Talkback: Slug invasion

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 20:16
A good stamp of the foot on a snail make's you fell better,

Talkback: Unseasonally early flowers

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:07
We have a lilac that has suckered from the next garden,all the forget me not's are going over already ,plants that flower later have lost the plot and are flowering to soon,there wont be much colour left in the garden soon,

Talkback: A new bee hotel

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 18:53
Next time I'm in a Delivery office I will ask for one.

Talkback: A new bee hotel

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 11:07
Hi Kate now Royal Mail are giving up there cycles maybe you could get one of there's,they have nice big carriers on the front and panniers on the rear,

Oldchippy.

Talkback: Pale crab spider

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 11:49
Hi Richard I had one last year on the flat flower head of a dogwood,The flower had pick a tinge on white and the spider matched the colours at first I didn't see it as I was looking at a butterfly.

Talkback: Wild garlic

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 17:45
I thought wild plants were protected against being picked,maybe I'm wrong!!!

Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 15:50
Hi Kate I see from the BBC website that bird's are being shot in Malta,Chris Packham is trying to put a stop to it but when people think they have the right to shot any think how can you stop them.

Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 14:43
I saw a swallow fly over my garden last Saturday we don't get many swallows in Ewell but swifts are often seen.

Talkback: Bee flies

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 21:33
While deadheading my daffodils this morning I watched a bee fly at work on my Exochorda The Bride pushing it's long proboscis into the open flowers,this year I have seen more insects must be the warm weather.

Discussions started by oldchippy

Talkback: Honeybees in the garden

Hi Richard yesterday I saw a female stag beetle on the path when I was out with the dog there is a lot of fallen tree near by. 
Replies: 1    Views: 46
Last Post: 02/07/2014 at 18:03

Talkback: The golden rules of gardening

I remember Percy Thrower on the roof of broadcasting house in a green house with out any glass so he could talk to his audience as he worked... 
Replies: 0    Views: 46
Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 21:27

Talkback: Urban foxes on the allotment

Foxes are welcome visitor's to my garden but the dogs run after them,but the fox is to quick and always get away.I put food for them in the ... 
Replies: 8    Views: 228
Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 11:16

Talkback: Nettles, caterpillars and butterflies

Kate you are a romantic softie. who else would love caterpillars. 
Replies: 10    Views: 205
Last Post: 04/07/2014 at 11:50

Talkback: Elm trees and butterflies

Nonsuch park jointly managed by Epsom & Ewell And Sutton councils has quite a population of Elm growing from suckers also on the road side t... 
Replies: 0    Views: 69
Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 14:34

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

so the truth is out Kate you throw your slug and snails in some else's garden,100% recycling.have a good bank holiday I hope they don't come... 
Replies: 17    Views: 627
Last Post: 25/05/2014 at 10:50

Talkback: A new bee hotel

Hi Kate now Royal Mail are giving up there cycles maybe you could get one of there's,they have nice big carriers on the front and panniers o... 
Replies: 3    Views: 90
Last Post: 26/04/2014 at 18:53

Talkback: Pale crab spider

Hi Richard I had one last year on the flat flower head of a dogwood,The flower had pick a tinge on white and the spider matched the colours ... 
Replies: 0    Views: 144
Last Post: 24/04/2014 at 11:49

Talkback: Planting daffodils late

In November 2002 we bought a sack of daffodils from a local garden centre for £5 00 when our granddaughter came home from school each evenin... 
Replies: 9    Views: 371
Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 07:47

Talkback: Growing hellebores

I started off with one pink and two white Hellebores now I have dozens of white and still only one pink,and the rest of the garden covered w... 
Replies: 48    Views: 1574
Last Post: 30/05/2014 at 12:16

Talkback: National Nest Box Week

Hi Kate maybe you should have made your bird boxes flat pack self assembly ,I have seen some blue tits having a look at my boxes we may be l... 
Replies: 3    Views: 137
Last Post: 19/02/2014 at 10:03

Talkback: Small trees for gardens

Hello Adam I made the mistake of planting a cedar in my garden(as posted on your gardeners world facebook site),after just 9 years it had gr... 
Replies: 6    Views: 568
Last Post: 10/02/2014 at 17:58

Talkback: An early spring?

I hope it stops raining soon a large hole has appeared next to my soak away,looks like a cove down there,I saw a white tailed bumblebee this... 
Replies: 7    Views: 367
Last Post: 26/01/2014 at 14:23

Talkback: Territorial garden birds

Hi Kate we have had quite a lot of Redwings over the last couple of weeks,there plenty of berries for them still on the bushes,they wait the... 
Replies: 6    Views: 420
Last Post: 16/01/2014 at 23:46

Talkback: Growing mistletoe

Happy New Year Kate,on my walk up the golf course today I saw quite a lot of Mistletoe growing on the trees, I hadn't noticed it before,one ... 
Replies: 3    Views: 169
Last Post: 21/02/2014 at 09:45
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