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Latest posts by oldchippy

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 12:51
Hi Kate we have put our house on the market,and the viewers all ask why we have so many plants in the garden and why isn't it all grass from back to front and side to side,funny lot of people out there.

Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 21:34

I saw my first Swift of the year tonight.spring is on it's way.

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.

Discussions started by oldchippy

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 ... 
Replies: 22    Views: 498
Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 14:15

Talkback: Magpies

a squawk of Magpies. 
Replies: 12    Views: 366
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... 
Replies: 2    Views: 102
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... 
Replies: 6    Views: 298
Last Post: 06/10/2014 at 15:11

Talkback: Fellowship on the forum

Britain at it's best.All pulling together. 
Replies: 29    Views: 701
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: 88
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: 98
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: 339
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: 331
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: 121
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: 757
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: 135
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: 192
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: 443
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: 1773
Last Post: 30/05/2014 at 12:16
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