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Suitable soil additive

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 16:07

The cat litter I use is essentially pelleted sawdust. I add it to the compost bin in the same way as woody shreddings between 'green' layers. Soon composts down.


I wouldn't add the clay stuff though.

Last edited: 16 May 2016 16:08:07

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 14:46

Looks like a Spanish bluebell to me Clari.


Afternoon everyone! 

Garden Mint

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 12:23

LeifUK - clearly I should be working  for NASA  & earning squillions - I've killed mint on more than one occasion 

Buddleia help

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 19:04

I think I've managed to kill one. 


Bearing in mind that they set seed and grow in cracks in concrete I thought they were virtually indestructble. Seems not. What was an open sunny spot when I planted  is now quite shady (new fence & other planting) and the soil is heavy clay - I think it might have drowned 


The other 3 are in fine fettle 

EU. In or Out?

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 18:56

IN

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 09:55

Morning - sore head but never mind - it was worth it - who would have thought Tom H had a thing for velcro?... 


Sorry 'bout the mess Dove - I'll do the bottle bank run later - think I'll need the trailer though...


So what's happened to the website now? Last night I was posting all sorts of incontinent rubbish from my iPad - then suddenly I couldn't do edits anymore and this morning I can't use it for posting. Have had to get out of bed and use the desktop.


I'm getting the same messages I saw other people posting a few days ago.


Somebody must be playing with the settings... I'll report it to Daniel and Norah tomorrow. 


Joyce - Hope things are better for OH today.

Last edited: 15 May 2016 09:55:53

Water timers

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 08:34

Hozelock for me too. The tap is left turned on and valves inside the timer control the flow of water.


I think it's worth spending more for the more sophisticated top of the range which allow for watering every 2nd or 3rd day rather than just every day and also more than once a day if that's what you need. That way you can alter the watering routine with the seasons and different weather conditions

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 23:21

Sorry SGL 


Time for me to curl up in a corner now and get some shut eye.


Joyce - sorry to hear about OH - hope he has a comfortable night  and is feeling better tomorrow 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 21:44

'scuse me - Tom wants me to show him round the potting shed..... - again. I may be some time.... 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/05/2016 at 19:36

DD - bring it on -  Tardis on way. Doesn't matter what you wear but you'll have to get in line for Tom H 

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