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Latest posts by Verdun

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 18:49

What a coincidence......my mother's name is Christabel.  

Hopefully....all other things permitting......I will go to Bosvigo tomorrow

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:54

Yes fidget, it was Bosvigo that originally inspired me re hellebores.  Will try to get there early 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:51

Hey, that's impressive fairy 

baldy wormy lawn

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:50

My penny worth.   I suspect leatherjackets and chafers....they did the damage in autumn.

However, I also feel Dove is right .....too wet and the worms are coming to the surface.    They aren't the reason for bare or dead areas.  You would also see worm casts.  

When it dries out a little I would spike and rake the "lawn" ......in order to create a fine tilth for re seeding in early April.  A scattering of fertiliser after spiking and raking would not be a bad thing either.

For next year I would consider nematodes to control leatherjackets and chafers in late summer

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:18

That was a dumb o joke Dove 

Epsom Salts

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:16

I find it a very economical purchase though.....a teaspoon goes a long way.  Not just on ericaceous plants but I use it on tomatoes early in the season and on many plants including hellebores as a tonic.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 17:14

Hiya dove

Never get to hear GQT now.  Have to record it.  

I seem to get putting on right most  of the time now but I know there are "wrong" times to do it......when growth  is not taking place or if roots have not occupied pot.  

Glad fairy's wand has been serviced and her powers fully restored 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 15:29

Wots a lemon in disguise?   A melon ha ha 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:30

Cake?  Oh no.  I'm really and truly sorry.  What sort of cake?  I didn't mean anything by wot I wrote.   Is it chocolate cake?  I should not have  posted that.  Is it a cream cake?  Marzipan?  

Wot made the apple turnover?  I donut know..........

First Spring Flowers

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:25

Ashleigh I'm a lazeeeeee guy but must  remember to post a photo.  Posters know I'm not the biggest poster of pics here...get my moments though.  Would love to get one on the camera corner thread though.  

Discussions started by Verdun

Black Friday bargains

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Any other dodos out there?

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Meany or being careful !

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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