oldchippy


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Talkback: Fellowship on the forum

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 12:26
Britain at it's best.All pulling together.

Talkback: Water butts and hoverflies

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 12:12
My daughter had mosquitoes in her water butts with lids on ,the man next door had a large pond the fish in it and froglets he said put some froglets on the lid and see if they clear them, and it worked as they could get in the down pipe hole in the lid.

Talkback: Dealing with bindweed

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 11:10
I have bind weed growing in my shrubs it's difficult to dig out,my next door neighbour had a Rhus Sumach growing in there garden and took it out but left the roots behind now it keep's appearing in my garden.

Talkback: Honeybees in the garden

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 18:01
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.

Talkback: Plume moths

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 19:47
Girl after my our heart can mend taps and identify insects,when the back door is open at night with the kitchen light on we get lots of moths on the walls in the morning I can't tell what they are maybe I should get a book on insects.

Talkback: The golden rules of gardening

Posted: 23/06/2014 at 21:27
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,wonderful days don't get it like that anymore.

Talkback: Urban foxes on the allotment

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 12:06
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 front of the house so the dog don't get a look in.

Talkback: Nettles, caterpillars and butterflies

Posted: 05/06/2014 at 19:38
Kate you are a romantic softie. who else would love caterpillars.

Talkback: Elm trees and butterflies

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 14:34
Nonsuch park jointly managed by Epsom & Ewell And Sutton councils has quite a population of Elm growing from suckers also on the road side there are some more looking good,I hope every year they will come back so far so good.

Oldchippy.

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 11:05

Hi Kate tried to down load pictures of garden with no luck so I posted it on G/W facebook page David Page.

Discussions started by oldchippy

Talkback: 10 best plants for wildlife

Thank you for your interesting blogs but what are we to read on Fridays G/W blogs?Good luck for future endeavors Oldchippy. 
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Last Post: 19/07/2017 at 11:09

Talkback: Lambs' ears and woolly bees

Wool carder bees look like large hover flies then,so that's what I have seen in the garden.Just googled them. 
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Last Post: 15/10/2015 at 21:40

Talkback: Feeding garden birds

Was that a Magpie and cup of tea I wonder,is there any goodness in sycamore seeds or ash seeds there always seam to be lots under the trees ... 
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Last Post: 10/11/2014 at 22:46

Talkback: Magpies

a squawk of Magpies. 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 19:05

Talkback: Summer clings on

We have had no frost in Ewell and the leaves are still green just the spindle turning red so far my Norway maple has lost some leaves gone f... 
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Last Post: 05/10/2014 at 16:46

Talkback: Compost heaps and bean trenches

Kate my Dad did this on his garden as the soil was not very good,he grew some good veg every year,Kate I thought that your plot was only for... 
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Last Post: 06/10/2014 at 15:11

Talkback: Fellowship on the forum

Britain at it's best.All pulling together. 
Replies: 29    Views: 1966
Last Post: 03/08/2014 at 20:46

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: 638
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: 634
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: 1071
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: 1116
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: 696
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: 18    Views: 1584
Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 19:12

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: 752
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: 838
Last Post: 24/04/2014 at 11:49
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