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Posted: 25/06/2013 at 11:19

If its any consolation folks not much sun here right now.  Warm though

No gardening's my foodbank volunteering day.  David cameron is trying to claim he helped set up the foodbanks......he CAUSED the need for them.  Politicians!

Summer has arrived

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 11:16

Morning mattbeer, lovely colour on those poppies.  I do t grow them but a neighbour does.  I intend to find a spot for them

I think there is a new breed of poppy now.....of American origin I think....that's supposed to flower all summer.  Do you know anything of those?

Forum names

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 11:11

Sorry Fidgetbones....I always get he's mixed up with the she's. Thought you were a guy too

Agree it's a bit naughty when nurseries down here sell plants as hardy but they are prob only hardy here.  Glad you enjoy Cornwall.  Fidgetbones is still brilliant name ...even for a

The Ant Hill Mob

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:47

Nature usually restores the balance I think but ants have been prolific these past two or three years.  

What to feed veg ?

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:44

Morning michael

Interesting comments.  Agree that seaweed is excellent for the soil.  Used to gather tons of it from the local beaches 

Summer has arrived

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:41

Daisyheadcase, it's odd isn't it?  There are so many famous gardens down here yet visitors have seen more of them than I have.  Always meaning to but never get round to it.....







Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:38

Hiya pottie

Ive heard that too, that adder venom is at,it's strongest right now and gets weaker towards summer's end.

Talkback: Lily beetles

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:36

Thanks tallula.

I don't use powder for ants but it's good to have your advice about it and that warning   I have a dog and aM conscious of powder.  Use ant spray but sparingly.  

Forum names

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:30

Well really are a daisy head   It's a huge family.  Big loss if we didn't have them in our garden.  Your dream garden sounds wonderful....I'm sure you  will get it.  Your forum name then is ideal.  

New gardening programme

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 08:25

The programme tonight is on for an hour.  Have set recorder in case I miss it.  Should be good I think

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