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Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:45

He is a good one. Before he had his op he couldn't go out to work so he did all the cooking and housework as well as looking after my mother,  who had dementia and drove me bonkers !!!

surprise surprise

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:42
bekkie hughes wrote (see)
Ive boiled a catterpiller with spuds and mint! Not nice

For you or the caterpillar?       Sorry




Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:39

Oh yes. He can use the washing machine, iron and hoover too


Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:34

Thanks Eds. Leslie I never make my own York's! Hubby makes them. Along with the rest of Sunday dinner


Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:24
bekkie hughes wrote (see)
Was going to ask what EVOO was, managed to figure it out before i looked like a complete div! Can you tell i dont use it?

I must be a complete div. What is it?

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:03

Looks like you all had a great day. I would have loved to join you, but the distance and other commitments prevented it. Another day perhaps. 

I will have to be content with all your pics. Keep them coming.

repairing my lawn - the right order

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 08:35

Rhod I've never heard of the scarifier blades. Can you get them for any type of mower?  Mine is a rotery mower.

Raised bed filling

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 08:31

I used a 50/50 mix of multi purpose compost and soil, but I didn't have a black plastic dustbin full of sieved soil left over from when I made my borders.

I can't see it doing any harm using all MPC, that's what is used in pots.

repairing my lawn - the right order

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 00:05

First thing I would do in Autumn is scarify, then I would airiate, I did mine with a garden fork. I would then use a feed weed and moss. When the moss has turned black, scarify it out with the lawn rake and then over seed any areas that need it.

This is what I would do. I am no expert, far from it. Others may well have different advice. The main thing is to enjoy.

repairing my lawn - the right order

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 23:44

Hi Tracy. Welcome to the site, others might contradict me with this advice.  Scarify now if you must but remember it will look worse before it looks better. I would just leave it be, cut it on a high setting when it needs it ,water it when it needs it and leave the rest until autumn.

If you can post a picture people can see exactly what problems you have and offer advice easier. To post a picture use the green tree icon on the right of the tool bar.

Discussions started by Pauline 7

scarifying rake

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Where's Mike?

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Feeling proud

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Why can't I quote? 
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I've been a good girl

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can these go straight into the soil? 
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Have I missed Summer?

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ID Please

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geum mrs bradshaw

what to do when it finishes flowering 
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what lawn seed

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what do I do when they have finished flowering? 
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