Latest posts by patty3

That new roundup gel

Posted: 28/05/2013 at 20:40


MONSANTO !!!!!!! ........   they have been known to lie!

American tests have proven that pesticides and herbicides

are a danger to children, pets and bees!

for much longer than stated by the maker.


The jungle in my garden needs to go.

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 22:09

Hi fat tony,

all this advice is good,   but why do you wait for two years to pass

before you tend your mothers garden?

If you are to busy, pay a gardener to do it.

and your mum will get some company.

And as big ed said, a bit of regular toil is good  for the figure

 and the soul.


Problem with Bluebells

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 18:20

Hi Leggi

The rules about not digging up wild flowers from the countryside,( stealing them) is right .

You can dig up yours and pot them up, you and the bees can enjoy them, with out them crowding the border.

Please try not to resort to poisons, look what they are doing to our bees and other

innocent insects.


Posted: 11/05/2013 at 21:54

Do remember these are dangerous chemicals you will be using.

Keep young children and pets off!! 


That new roundup gel

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 22:02

WELL SAID  twig,

After reading all of these posts i was thinking are you covering up the poisoned

plants after application ?

 As any thing that comes into contact with the poison will be effected.

 be it wild life or PET .

                            search ----Herbicides- pesticides and CANCERS



Posted: 09/05/2013 at 18:48

I would take them back to the garden centre, and explain

you wanted a nice well behaved bamboo, not the thugs you bought!  

It will save you work and worry in the long run.

 I planted lamiums,achillia, and rosebay, willow herb. 

They take some keeping in check, BUT EASY COMPARED TO BAMBOO!!!

                   good luck

Pests affecting Bees

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 21:07

Hi sarah22

 That is so sad, i would get in touch with the bee conservation people.

 they will help i am sure.

                                    good luck

bee flies

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 19:39


 Thank you  nutcutlet & hollie  hock, for prompt reply.

I will certainly look out for them, they are so nice.

As for the duck eggs i used to keep  ducks, and i loved the eggs,

but dont know how old these are?

bee flies

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 19:29


To continue last post, which just went!!!!    sorry!.

she is not sitting on them, just laying and leaving.

They, 2 drakes and the lady visit each morning,

.along with the black bird and her 2 chicks.

well i did plant a wildlife garden!

bee flies

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 19:20


 I am confused, when you say bee fly, do u mean hover fly? 

I have seen  many bees on my ribes flowering currant.

And the holes of solitary bees in the borders.

 I am finding duck eggs!!!!---- yes duck eggs  from the mallards that visit my

garden every day. She is nots


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