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Latest posts by sunnysarah

damn things!

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 15:20

I have a terrible time with slugs and snails. I also use old milk cartons and juice bottles cut them in half and put copper tape around, also gone out at night with a torch and bucket. I`m trying something new at the moment called slug go its made up off sheeps wool made into pellets apariantly the slugs will not cross it so you put the pellets around the plant water it and the pellets swell forming a barrier. Its totally organic doesn't hurt the slugs and eventually rots back into the ground and feeds the plant. I hate using the blue pellets, I have lots of frogs and toads also dogs so its a defo no go.

Clematis sulking in pot

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 15:14

I agree with the others, if the leaves are a lime/yellow colour then it needs some food.


Strawberry Plants

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:23

My strawberry bed was made up off runners from my original strawberry plants and they flowered and fruited (is that a word?) the same year. Just one question when its time to replace can I put strawberries back in same space?


Can anyone tell me what this insect is

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:19

Not sure what it is but by the length of its legs I think it would struggle to get in close to eat young shoots, looks more like it should be on water.


Clematis for Windy Area

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:17

Maybe choose one from the group 3 pruning range as they get pruned down to ground level each winter, so maybe miss most of the bad weather.

What is it?

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 06:20

Its a sunflower definatly, don't think its a tall varity though.


Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:35

Thanks fairygirl, that was my main concern


Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:14

They are not leylandi, and absolutely not causing any problems for my neighbour. Ive been in my home 4 yrs now and have hardly grown anymore in that time, not all fir trees are thugs. In fact the one I took the top off hasn't grown higher or thicker. The only issue I see with having a climber meandering its way round is the soil condition from the trees. Thanks for your comments, think I`ll research some more before I make  decision.


Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 18:26

I didn't put them there, inherited when I moved in. They are not leylandi and can be easy kept in check by taking the tops out. Just thought it would be another way of getting a climbing plant in my garden.

What plant is growing in my garden?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 19:20

I get these but just pull em out when I see them, I don't worry to much bout weeds they don't grow in the wrong place to annoy us ( although I expect people will beg to differ lol)

Discussions started by sunnysarah

Feeding baskets/tubs

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I couldn`t be cross

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Who`s a reliable mail order plant supplier

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Happy days

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Clematis and fir trees

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Apple and plum trees for small garden

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Pumpkins in pots

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