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for buddleia lovers

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 19:22

Thanks for the site, nut, very interesting. I have 4 Buzz, pink, white, lilac and purple, would love to have the dark red one.

MOB rants

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 08:12
Ellis Tagg wrote (see)

the birds arent so bad where i live but all my neighbours cats have decided to keep meeting up in my garden and hosting a midnight fight club on my shed roof, the sounds they make are unbearable !!

That's what happens when cat owners are too mean/lazy to get their cats neutered/castrated!

However, since you are awake anyway, why not go out there and get the hose on them, preferably with the strongest spray. Do that a couple of times and they will probably get the message!

Talkback: Growing aquilegias

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:15

I sowed some doubles in March, they are now about 6 inches tall in 3" pots. As soon as we have some decent rain (30°C again today and everything is dry) I will plant them out. I've got self-sown singles all over the place and lots of little self-sown seedlings. Winter and snow does't seem to bother them in the least.

What type of mushroom / fungus is this ?

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 21:09

I think they could be these:

Pick one and smell it, if it smells of bitter almonds, it is an edible mushroom.

MOB rants

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 09:09
The potty gardener wrote (see)

Can I add myown rant ( nothing as distressing as yours Zoomer ).

It's the seagulls- all they do day and night at the moment is squalk


I have the same problem with sparrows, one sits on the roof and another in my shade tree and they screech at eachother for hours. I wouldn't mind if they would "sing", but the screeching really get on your nerves!


Posted: 24/07/2013 at 08:59
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Morning Chicky   Have a good day!

Spam reported by the way 

So have I, also left a message to finally do something about it!


Posted: 24/07/2013 at 08:58
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Right, that's got the cats sorted - I've just ordered some of this 

I will do what my father did - cut it in lengths and bend it into 'tunnels' - I will make 'hoops' out of galvanised wire and thread them through the 'tunnels' at the ends and in the middle and place them over the seed rows - this will keep the cat off - I will not be beaten by a cat!!!  

I have 2 cats and I've been doing that for ages. Also use smaller "squares" which I put over bare patches in the flower beds where I've planted seedlings, can move them from place to place. Works fine!


MOB rants

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:37

"I'll be able to ask where he would like me to put his trimmings ."

I have a suggestion but it's not printable! 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:27

Hi Nut, nice to see you, to see you, nice!

corms, tubers or what?

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:00
addict wrote (see)

No idea but that two pronged bit lower left looks suspiciously like a toe complete with nail! 

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