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Think hydrangea is dead

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 21:53

Hey metalmama....  If that was my patch I would rip out all that horrible membrane, and chop out all the concrete underneath.

In the meantime, you only need one new shoot from that hydrangea to take cuttings.  They are SO easy to root.  They will grow from any small piece - whether or not they have a node.

New pond

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 23:53

If you have trouble finding watercress to buy, look on eBay - it is easy to grow from seed. I think it is a nasturtium variety.

New pond

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 23:47

My watercress rooted wherever it touched one of the planting baskets without any help from me.  it has been great all winter, and the fish seem to love getting in with it.  I`ve cleared some of it now, and it was a doddle to pull out.

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 19:32

Thriple throple bellyach  ... 

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 18:21

Fancy Dress.

New pond

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 18:12

There are probably frogs in there already - I find they are very good at hiding in the folds of the liner.  If you are that unsteady on your pins GD, I suggest you should install a banister all the way round, and lay off the G&T  

By the way, it was only last year that I had to re do and plant up my pond from scratch as it needed a new liner.  The creatures appear as if by magic - my pond is very busy, and the planting has grown like stink!!  I bought a bunch of watercress from the farm shop, and it made superb cover for the fish and helped to keep the water clear.  It floated around and rooted itself in the various pots.

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 17:51

Hand on heart.

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 17:49

Can`t stop tittering - or rather cackling at Throbble poo actually   

Is this book some fancy computer lingo that simple sods like me have never heard of ?  aye?

New pond

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 14:53

It wont be long before the frogs are in there now too 

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 14:44

I Claudius.

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