Latest posts by weejenny

water feature

Posted: 19/06/2012 at 10:22

Thanks for your reply did you sink the bath into the ground? I have an old tin bath

Candelabra Primulas.

Posted: 18/06/2012 at 07:48

Ive not been successful with germination. I love them as a plant they are in my top ten. What I decided to do this year as I wanted more colours was to buy a collection of 12 mixed plants, they do self seed freely so when they do I was going to llift the seedlngs to bring them on.

Push mowers

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 23:19

sorry but ive been there its damn hard work I hope your fit. I left it for a fortnight once and it near killed me. Ive a flymo now

Sizzling Summer Plant Deal

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 23:07

I give my son the cash and i can then use his bank card so my hubby doesnt know the half of what i buy ha ha between killing slugs and doing things behind my husbands back this gardening lark can bring out a dark side

slug pellets

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 22:55

i take great pleasure in launching snails. My latest thing is taking my old sissors round the garden and chopping slugs n half. I dont do bare hands either yukThey really take out the badness in you  I just discovered my violas(which i grew from seed) chewed up today

Wildlife pond advice

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 22:39

looks like you'll have a few raised beds about too..Thats alot of soil to dig out happy digging. Why dont you have a digging party it might be worth a bbq and a few botttles of wine

Dog Area

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 22:31

i once asked a dog training friend what am i doing wrong with my two dogs she was very quick to reply. you have terriers. I might try this so much more hygenic

slug pellets

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 22:07

phew I was feeling a bit guilty there obviously a controversial subject. I dont have hedgehogs in my garden were terribly bothered with rabbits so weve chicken wire right round. Do birds eat the big fat brown slugs a friend told me they dont.I do use enviromentally friendly pellets.Im planning some sort of natural water feature to encourage frogs Getting on top of my slug population is my aim this year. Im going out shortly to sort out a few more!!

Wildlife pond advice

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 21:41

it doesnt need to be same depth all over i did over a metre just to one side and a metre on other. mark out the shape you want with your garden hose dig down to the depth you want and when youve done that back breaking bit(I was lucky our neighbour had a jcb and felt sorry for us werent we lucky it reached into our garden) Then you do a shelf within your shape for sitting baskets of water plants about 25cm down, make sure its wide enough(and flat enough) to hold your baskets or they may tip into the pond! this shelf only has to be to one side just decide on yor planting and of course this shelf is also for wildlife to get in and out of the pond I softened my edge with stones of all sizes this also helped wildlife. I used boulders to soften the edge of the pond. Another tip is to use a long spirit level put a plank of wood across the finished levels before you put down your liner, if its not level you'll see the liner which is unsightly and it will get sun damage.Do it again when the liner is in you can always pad up an area with sand to get levels right. It is so important to prepare the pond carefully as it can look awful if not right . Good luck Im so jealous

slug pellets

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 14:00

Any good deals on slug pellets at the moment I need them by the bucket load!!!

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