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Fork Handles

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 14:30

The plant had already had it-it was when I tipped it to see if there were any roots the ants were visible-the hot water kills them-the cold water lets them swim away


Fork Handles

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 14:14

Lottie I was brutal the other week-I had a pot in the cold frame picked it up and it was covered in ants- no wonder the plant wasn't growing properly- poured boiling water over it- killed the ants and fed the ant-eggs to the chickens.

The plant did not live

I do not sleep at nights

Inspiration needed! Sunken patio/lawn edging

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 14:08

My immediate thought would be some sort of trellis fencing something like this

as a barrier and then a bed in front-you could hang plant pots from it on both sides to break and brighten it up a bit-rather than use it for climbers

Carniverous Plants

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 13:59

Well thanks to Jean and Alina again-will check out the website-Tappet thanks as well- I do watch Beechgove on Sky down here on the South Coast -just have to make slight adjustment for the conditions.

Will let you know if this is a success- at worse lost £1.20



Posted: 05/07/2012 at 13:48

Is this a peculiarity for the the northern part of the UK?-I vaguely remember something in the Three Men in a Boat tv show-sounds awful.

We do have the notorious Blandford Fly not far away-which is nothing to boast about

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 13:08

Just gone round with a flame gun heating up the weeds -there may have been a few ant and woodlice casualities

Carniverous Plants

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 13:05

Just put them on bed of peat-will go on a moss hunt-thanks again

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 12:56

and squirting (machine gunning) cats

Carniverous Plants

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 12:52

Thanks Alina-so if and when it comes to repotting in the same mossy mixture?

I am hoping they will reduce the indoor fly population-do I have to tempt the insects in any way or does just happen?

Fork Handles

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 11:57

You must have nipped in Pam whilst I was giving the secret way-it is a fly screen to replace the coloured flappy thing we have now that dosen't put the flies off one bit-this one is a bit snazzier and have just had the "we have  shipped e-mail" -or as we in the UK like to call it the "we have sent it e-mail"

I am all shopped out

Anyway how are things out West?

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