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Dying Wroms

Posted: 02/06/2012 at 13:30

I have had a wormer for over two years with ups and downs but now the grim reaper seems to have killed 90% of them. The heatwave we had seems to have accelerated the process of the wast so it all went into a much. Tried to sort that out with some paper but realised it wasn't healping so I empited the whole thing including the sump which had turned into a mudbath. Leaft some in the bottom container and threw the rest in the new scraps I had thinking that the ones in the bottom would leave now it was nicer upstaris. Instaid most of them seems to have died and the wormtea is full of dead worms at least they seem dead. Any idea what went wrong after I emptied it. Is the hand full of worms still alive enought to repopulate it or am i better of to start anew. Had quite a big population before this disaster.

Plan bee

Posted: 28/05/2012 at 23:46
The Swedes was up in arms other this and claimed this would be the death knell to the bumble bee population in Sk??ne. Hopefully that was just scaremongery. I do hope it will work. They are such sweet little insects.

Ornamental alliums

Posted: 27/05/2012 at 00:26
It was in the ground and had survived the last two winters. Just shows that constant rain is worse than bitterly cold weather.

removing flowers from helebore

Posted: 27/05/2012 at 00:08

I tend to leave the flowers in mine because I like the way they fade. The double one seems to be sterile but the single one is setting seeds this year.

Ornamental alliums

Posted: 26/05/2012 at 23:42

I thought they were quite hardy plants but it seems lik of the three that I planted last year, only one seems to have made it through the monsson season. It seems also to have killed my asiatic lilly too.

What are these two plants

Posted: 24/05/2012 at 21:32

I think you are right Figrat. Checked a similar plant on my way to work and if you crush the stem it smells garlicy. Is this plant invasive or is that the wild garlic?

What are these two plants

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 19:16

I still don't understand how to search on it.

What are these two plants

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 19:09

Could the second one be a allium cowanii but pink?

What are these two plants

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 19:03

Lord that site is massive. Tried to use it on my phone. Not a good idea. Thanks for the tip. I'll have a look tonight.


Posted: 20/05/2012 at 22:29
I thought the word looked wrong

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