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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 08:07

Gary I might let a few off then and add them to the compost.

I think I'll be sitting out in the sun this afternoon so I'll catch the hi lights of the gymnastics later after eating my tea out on the patio

Jean  thats awful Im watching sky news but yes I see theyve got the culprit

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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 07:37

Gary what did you do with your monster slugs?

I liked your strawberry photo

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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 07:35

Morning Geoff.. Hmm I say sconnes and Im always right well thats my parting shot to my OH in a disagreement. I love winding him up

Re the 6 brown slimy things feasting on your lupin thats the mates of the one you chickened out on doing away with the other day! He told them to go in there you only get thrown out if your caught

Its actually going to be really nice here today. I'll head to work soon get back and hopefully get the grass cut and tidy through

I watched the gymnastics yesterday I thought we did very well

garden before we started our garden design 3 years ago..

Posted: 31/07/2012 at 07:23

Chellie you have worked hard but isnt it so satisfying. Ive got to the stage 7years on that I want to make changes. We moved house and took most of the garden with us well half a plant of all I had. I had weird looks when I arrived from my new neighbours with me in my wee car surrounded by a jungle,we thankfully moved not too far so I could do a few trips. The worst trip was with the lilac tree!! Im so glad I took it now its a white one and doing well. Because of the plants needing in the ground when we got here we didnt get the chance to plan too much so now as things need thinned out it seems the time to re do some bits

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Posted: 31/07/2012 at 06:58

Morning all

Becks I wont tell him that bit I'll just tell him Im right

Do you know Im just up, washing machine on getting my sons piece for work done and checked the temp its 4.1c thats just taking the mickey now!

It will make for a good day I suppose the sky is clear and the sun is shining

slug slime

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 22:57
ChapelGirl2 wrote (see)

When I collect them I use 2 plastic bags.  I save all the small thin bags you get from the greengrocery counter in the supermarket etc. to use as binliners in the bathroom bin and these also make ideal slug collecting bags.  Put one bag over your right hand (if you're right-handed) and use this as a glove to keep the slime off you. Place the slugs into the other bag. When you have finished collecting, put the 'glove' bag inside the slug bag and securely knot the top, then put the whole thing in your bin.

Value nappy sacks are good and scented too

Front garden From scratch

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 22:34

Its looking great I'm loving the stages. What work you've done


Posted: 30/07/2012 at 22:27
Bookertoo wrote (see)

If you find it Devonchick, you can sit back on your money mountain!! It only responds to lots of hand extraction, yes you can use chemicals if you want, but the very tiniest bit left will grow again.  Quite honestly in some areas you might just decide to learn to live with it, we have, just trying to ensure it never flowers.   It was actually introduced into Britain by the Romans as a treatment for aches and pains, then it was known as Bishops wort, as Bishops were then the only people rich enough to at so well as to get gout!  A tea made with it, steep a cup of  young leaves in boiling water for about 5 minutes, drink hot. after gardening, if you have sore bones and joints. It does help and aids sleep - this may make you feel less fed up with it! 

Ive not heard this before that was very interesting Bookertoo

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 22:22

Well I have my first sweet pea today form growing them from seed myself and its the most beautiful deep purple. We've had torrential rain and the sun shining at the same time it was a weird light. Its cold here 12c but supposed to be dry tomorrow!

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Posted: 30/07/2012 at 22:15

Thankyou... Becks ha right again

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