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Latest posts by Tootles

Compost bin....again

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 17:03

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 Hi Sammy, I have one of the beehive ones. It looks really nice, but I haven't had much success with it on the compost front. However, i think this is due to the fact that it doesn't get much sun in the position it's in, rather than there being anything wrong with the design. I like the ease of the lid on it. I thought about painting it, but once you start that it'd probably need doing every year or so to keep it looking nice. No regrets with it.

Lupins

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 20:42

I've often wondered if those nematodes work. Prefer the idea of a beer trap though!

Pricey blooms on St Valentine's day

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 20:39

Happy St Valentine's Day folks.

Walking through Victoris Station to see the flower stall selling red tulips for £9.50 for 3! Blooms that is, not bunches!

Some lovely happy faces on the journey home of ladies and gents carrying bouquets. 

Love is in the air! 

Can you compost ferns?

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 20:41

It's either ferns or firs, but one of them is good for acid loving plants. If you cut it up small and sprinkle it around the base it might do them some good. I'm sure someoneon here will know.

Indoor Hyacinths

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 20:39

I've stuck some in the ground before and they did come albeit small. Perhaps it's a tad early for ones outdoors just yet.

Woops!

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 22:08

I've discovered it's not just plants. A slice of chocolate tart just fell into my chops! 

Lawn looking poor

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 21:53

I think so baza. Normal to have some moss now too. It'll perk up in the spring.

Greenhouses

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 17:11

Hi Elderberry

Try Rhino - they are probs one of the best for a combination of sturdiness and value for money.

Window ledge style heated propagator - any good?

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 22:59

You'd better be careful about how much electricity you use when powering up your computer then Frank!  Don't tell me  - you have your own wind turbine? You've invested in kinetic plates? Maybe some photovoltaic panels? You don't eat meat because go the methane issues? You only wear trousers made from grass? You've never eaten anything purchased from a supermarket? You travel by horse and cart?

 

 

 

 

 

I indulged myself...

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 22:45

Congratulations Steve! I'm sure you'll fill it in no time! Nice wood

 

Discussions started by Tootles

Crow or raven?

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Gardeners world free seeds...

Did anyone else manage to get some....? 
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Blind daffs solution??

Anyone tried this.... 
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Hedges - anyone else noticed....

Big cut... 
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Stealing or foraging?

What do you think? 
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Pricey blooms on St Valentine's day

But lovely all the same... 
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Realised bed surprise!

Lucky me! 
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Woops!

How did they get there... 
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The sun has got his hat on....

HAPPY! 
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I wish someone would invent....

Ideas to make life easier... 
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Last Post: 26/01/2015 at 21:49

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Anyone got any tips? 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 22:38

Window ledge style heated propagator - any good?

Thinking of buying one. 
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Last Post: 11/02/2015 at 10:02

Anyone done any gardening today?

Chomping at the bit to get started! 
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Which company to order seeds and plants from...

Is Unwins any good? 
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Windy - get your pots secure...

Smashed 
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