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whats-is-it

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 21:44

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Dear all,

Please identify this insect for me, found it stuck between holes of the netting, and left him a trail prob been overnight. Rescue it & keep it under cover with a simple manmade insect dungeon,hope it'll survive. Also if you can see there's some very very tiny bugs underneath, not sure if it's being attacked by some other insects or its baby(ies). Anyway after an hour it's gone!!!!! nowhere to be found in the propogator prob it's strong enough to sneak thru some broken edges of the plastic.

Hope i just get to know it's name & It's happy to go back where it should be.

 

ping

 

strimmer-vs-mower

Posted: 24/08/2013 at 19:32

Hi waterbutts & nutcutlet,

Thank you for your advise, i did finally try on the mower today, its amazing!!! well not a golf course standard yet, but at least all weeds are down, bare patch are obvious & ready to spread new proper grass seed & hopes it will build up next year spring green with grass, not weeds.

Thank you again for all help & view

 

ping

strimmer-vs-mower

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 21:44

Hi,

I mowed the very first time yesterday with the simple strimmer on my messy lawn with almost knee high grass & weeds. At least it's a bit tidy now with all weeds down!!!!!

Would like to seek advice from you all here who mown all the time:- My husband suggested that our garden's not suitable to mown with hover mower, so he was using the strimmer for the past 3years and do it prob once a mth only which makes him exhausted at the end of the day when the grass goes mad on hot & rainy summer days.

I'm gonna push out the very un-used mower tomorow and give it a try. It's called Xceed Hover mower, which is from Asda i think, plastic blades,only 2 left. Has anyone has any idea how it works prob? or just push and go as others?

We have 2 level of lawn, both never been treated & taking care of properly since we rented it 3years ago. And it's sloppy and long. Stoney. Please if any advice for a starter like me will be greatfull. Especially someone who has the same mower as mine,coz I cant find a lot of information about it except for replacement blades.

Thank you for all helpssss.

 

ping

DIY solar water feature@bird bath

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 15:29

thank you!!!!

DIY solar water feature@bird bath

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 14:30

 dear all,

hi i'm planning to make a little water feature/bird bath with very simple equipment which is a baby bath,which unable to be sold, & prob just brought a solar power pump which cost not more than £20 from the internet.

Please may i have some suggestion on building it up & make a welcome stopby spot for birdies ard?

Thank you

recover dry out clementi Persian

Posted: 21/07/2013 at 22:00

hi,

Please advise if it's possible to recover my drying Persian clemanti. It was healthy sprouting with new leaves & climbing up the wall, but due to we been away from holiday a week jz right under the heatwave, all leaves have been dry out & stem have become woody.

I cut down til the part which i can see some green stem remaining & repotted it with rooting hormone & fresh compost, hope it can come up with some new growth, just wondering if anyone would have any gd suggest that what else i can do to have it back?? It's the first clementi i grow because it has the most attractive flower i love!!!

Thank you!!

please ID this plant??

Posted: 21/07/2013 at 21:50

thank you all for great advice!!!

please ID this plant??

Posted: 16/07/2013 at 08:27

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Found this really bright yellow flower jz pop up from the wall this year with the heat. think it might be a weed for someone else but i really like the sun-shine colour & would like to po it in my newly start wild flower corner.

Please advise if it's possible to be propogated?

Thank you

Quite a few question for experianced gardenerssss

Posted: 15/07/2013 at 23:14

 NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

please help to ID this plant?

Posted: 15/07/2013 at 22:43

arrhhhhgg link didnt work now!!! will try again later thx for your reply

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