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Disappointed in GW response

Posted: Yesterday at 11:42

also how do you edit posts if you make a spelling mistake or want to add something in?

Disappointed in GW response

Posted: Yesterday at 11:41

the question I have is why the big gap on the left of the screen?

surely the text could be spread out to the left and therefore make it easier to read stuff as well as having to scroll down continuously!

Is this bracken?

Posted: Yesterday at 11:37

bracken fronds are on the end of a stalk approx. 30 to 50 cm long, these grow out of underground rhizomes (there is very little above ground),

these fronds are coming directly out of a fern crown. not bracken, some other type of fern

Frogs and frogspawn in pond

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 14:09

sounds like lack of oxygen in both cases, it can happen at this time of year.

the frogs will simply of moved on, frogspawn doesn't like being on the bottom of the pond, they like the warmth of sunlight to help the tadpoles develop.

Do I have one specimen tree or a hedge?

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 14:07

has he pruned it (as in hedge trimming?) if so then its a hedge as he's maintaining it as such.

you could just take the bottom of the fence out and hammer a few copper nails into it (but I didn't mention that)

An improvement?

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 14:04

At least I can reply now, for most of the day that's been an impossibility.

much prefer the old version of lists of topics so I could easily see what posts I wanted to look at. Now it takes half an hour to scan from the top to the bottom!

Blueberry Plant still sleeping (or dead)?

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 08:46

the green stems give me hope, repot into ericaceous soil ASAP and hope for the best

Slug explosion

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 14:17

I use slug pellets made of ferrous (or iron) sulphate, far less toxic than the standard ones,

I tend to use one nematode application in the middle of May in my greenhouse and borders and then start putting pellets around only the susceptible plants (like hosta's) from July onwards.

How has this weather affect your planting this year?

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 14:08

last week it was t-shirt weather. this week it snowed here on Tuesday and Wednesday, hard frost (-3) on Thursday morning and sleet again today, pretty certain some of my plants are now reversing into the ground!

can i plant thisin my garden?

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:28

try anything in the garden, I had a lovely poinsettia growing in a border last summer, not frost hardy but it filled a spot all summer till the got knocked back and I fill the spot with a hardy shrub in the autumn

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