Latest posts by weejenny

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!!!

water feature

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 13:58

Thanks for that I will check that out later its the integrating that Ive been worried about I dont want it to stand out just blend with the bog garden

Greenhouse or poly tunnel

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 13:49

Your welcome dont you just love this site everyone Ive heard back from is so kind and helpful  

Discussions started by weejenny

jeyes fluid

cleaning down patio 
Replies: 24    Views: 58411
Last Post: 17/08/2015 at 10:12


How bad are they with you today 
Replies: 25    Views: 7254
Last Post: 24/06/2014 at 15:54

nepeta(cat mint) from seed

Should i nip it out 
Replies: 3    Views: 1842
Last Post: 01/07/2012 at 22:14

strimmer that picks up

someone must be able to design one 
Replies: 8    Views: 3215
Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 13:32

more coming soon

Put in some info  
Replies: 20    Views: 2465
Last Post: 28/06/2012 at 22:29

slug pellets

Replies: 60    Views: 50360
Last Post: 06/08/2017 at 18:39

derris dust

Replies: 1    Views: 3959
Last Post: 13/06/2012 at 07:19

water feature

for a small narrow garden 
Replies: 11    Views: 2299
Last Post: 29/06/2013 at 14:06

water feature

for a small narrow garden 
Replies: 0    Views: 1034
Last Post: 08/06/2012 at 20:55

water feature

for a small narrow garden 
Replies: 0    Views: 1165
Last Post: 08/06/2012 at 20:55

water feature

for a small narrow garden 
Replies: 40    Views: 5647
Last Post: 07/01/2013 at 18:11

water feature

for a small narrow garden 
Replies: 2    Views: 1565
Last Post: 10/07/2012 at 16:25


any tips on germinating seed 
Replies: 6    Views: 1911
Last Post: 08/06/2012 at 20:24

wire worms

how to get rid of 
Replies: 1    Views: 1429
Last Post: 09/05/2012 at 07:27
14 threads returned