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Latest posts by SwissSue


Posted: 19/06/2013 at 21:07

Diluted Jeyes Fluid apparently gets rid of cats, maybe pouring some of that down the holes will work as well!


Posted: 19/06/2013 at 12:53

Could it be stone martens? We had stone martens who used to go mad in the garden at night and literally crash their way through the plants crushing everything. They are a real pest here and particularly like to chew cables and rubber fittings under car bonnets, in fact car insurance covers marten damage.


White alstroemerias - where can I get this on?

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 07:47

Putting softdrinks on the garden

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 14:41

Well, it might not harm anything, but could certainly attract ants! Just my thoughts, if it was me wouldn't do it (except plain mineral water, use that on my houseplants occasionally).

Rat problem

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 10:43

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 09:57

35°C in the shade expected by lunchtime, 32 right now (10am) (wipe sweaty brow smiley!).

Broken branch Pieris Forest Flame

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 09:51

Rat problem

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 09:41

Are you puttung cooked food into the compost heap? This will attract rats! to deter cats

Posted: 17/06/2013 at 17:23

It's not called catnip for nothing! If you don't like "vermin", don't plant catnip!

Identifying beneficial insect larvae

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 19:28

These are definitely ladybird eggs:

If you google "insect eggs" or insect larvae" and select images, you will find lots of sites.


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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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Eremurus/Foxtail lily

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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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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

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Getting rid of slugs

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Taking cuttings 
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Ideas for Hanging Baskets

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Tower Hamlets

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Overwintering Cannas

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