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Latest posts by SwissSue


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 07:47

This isn't Tripadviser, I think you're in the wrong forum!


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 17:57

I can second the bit about the muck spreading, the farmers here do it just before rain is due, whew! Had an American boss once, he used to say "the farmer's out with the honey wagon again".


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 07:26

Morning everyone

Nice and sunny again here today. Still haven't mowed the grass, must do it today. French runners are finally producing, had thought they were going to be a no go. Have just read on another post to pinch out the tops, will do that today. Other than that, no jobs to do today, just look and enjoy.

Not much longer now Dove, are you crossing off the days on your calender?

By for now, will look in again later.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 20:52
gardeningfantic wrote (see)

when i had cats.. i kept an area of my flower beds empty and bare.. dug it over regularlary and my cats always used it.. as did others.. but mine never went anywhere else.. as it was soft and easy for them dig..

so maybe other cat owners could do the same..

Exactly, I have the same and I gave my neighbour a big bottle of Jeyes Fluid too, no cats have visited her since, at least not ours!


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 17:10

Hi Liz, haven't received anything yet!


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 17:06

Hi all, been too busy to chat today (housework!), but have lurked. Nothing new today, just watering this morning and picked some chard, beans are still too small. Will keep lurking, have a good evening!


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 16:57

That'll be the day mate! People who leave their cats without getting someone to look after them when they go on holiday can already be had for cruelty to animals. What do you suggest, that you keep a cat locked up in the house? Tie them to a lead, or what? Don't be b***dy ridiculous!


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 13:27

Below is a Wiki list of pests that eat Solanum, of which there are several types.



Posted: 13/08/2013 at 12:35

Lizzie, what is your nearest village, would like to google earth it, if you don't mind!


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 12:25

It sounds to me like it must be a Vitis labrusca Concord which is an american grape. We have one on our pergola. The grapes have a distinct taste, different from large grapes, but we love them. See the Wikipedia description below.




Discussions started by SwissSue


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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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Silica cat litter instead of vermiculite

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Site is not working

The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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Harvesting Parsnips

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Tomato Growing

Especially good for new gardeners 
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Info For Newbies - How to ensure that your question appears!

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Getting rid of slugs

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Taking cuttings 
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Tower Hamlets

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