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insects killing plant roots

Posted: Today at 09:42

Hi Ernie - you say you've improved a heavy clay soil.

I wondered if your problem could be caused by areas where water logging is still a problem despite your efforts (assuming you've had the heavy rain we have) or perhaps using farmyard / horse manure which has not been fully rotted and is 'burning' young plants. 

If you're happy neither of these is the problem then I'd go with Dove's suggestion.



Posted: Today at 08:43

Lily Pilly - I couldn't possibly comment ...


Posted: Today at 08:27

Brrr - morning everybody.

Happy Birthday Panda - will you be out on the bambooze later? 

Enjoy your arch and tree - look forward to seeing some pics later


Posted: Yesterday at 20:00
Pin Mill is a lovely place Dove. We used to go there a lot when we were sailing - might have to go again soon. Glad you had a nice day. Did your friend with the poorly car get home ok?

Pleased to hear DD made it to BL's eventually - I'd be (literally) lost without my sat nav now!


Posted: Yesterday at 19:38

Hi Panda - OH's are something else aren't they? - what ever would we do without them - bless their cotton socks 

Big day tomorrow isn't it? Will we need the fire brigade in attendance for the candles on your cake?  Hope so - have a bit of a thing for firemen 

Good luck with the arch (is that the one which was damaged in the storm?)


Posted: Yesterday at 14:49

I met nutcutlet, Artjak Panda Dove & Snoodle at East Ruston - all lovely. OH was a bit concerned I was going off to meet the white slave traders...

Then he realised they probably wouldn't have me so was ok to go! 

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 19:29

Just come in from a session in the garden. Took off my gardening clothes, folded them up on the bed ready to go away, brushed my hair, put my gardening clothes back on again......


Posted: 17/08/2014 at 17:13

Rozanne is brill - flowers from early summer till first frosts - mine (planted last year) are both about 2' tall by 3' spread and absolutely smothered in flowers (& you don't have to dead head it). Also looks good with Ann Folkard scrambling though it.


Posted: 17/08/2014 at 17:02

Don't think you should eat heucheras Yvie....... How about geraniums Rozanne and Patricia for your bed?

Has Panda woken up yet? If so, - that's  a nice tree Panda 


Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:57

Morning everybody - bit chilly & breezy here too. Lawns could do with a trim after all the rain so that's my job for this morning. 

Enjoy BBQ's, trips and picnics - hope the sun shines for you 

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