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Fat balls in plastic NO

Posted: Yesterday at 09:42
Be careful with Aldi bird seed. I bought a big bag and it mostly consisted of grains the birds rejected so it was a false economy.

Fat balls in plastic NO

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 11:10
Take a pair of scissors and cut the plastic off. It's good to be able to see the fat balls before you buy them as they vary in size and quality. I usually buy them in a big tub. Cheaper that way, but take your calculator along to check it out.

Hearing difficulty??

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 11:06
Do you use i-player? You can replay it.

Recycling Bin

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 18:22
Sorry runnerbean I misunderstood, I thought you meant your Recycling Bin, not your compost bin. My mistake.

Recycling Bin

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 17:08
OK. Some Councils charge to take away green waste. Look on your Council's website or ring them and they will tell you everything you need to know.

Recycling Bin

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 16:59
Depends what you mean by recycling. With our council it is household rubbish that can be recycled - plastic bottles, newspapers, tins, clean plastic food containers, cardboard, etc. Bottles have to go in the bottle bank. Then there is the waste food bin for, er, waste food. Then there is garden refuse collection for which you pay extra which, I think operates for 10 months of the year. Then there is landfill rubbish.

Phew!

I do know that Japanese Knotweed and Ragwort are not acceptable in any bin or at any Civic Amenity sites, aka The Tip. If you can get it to The Tip they take trees, branches, leaves, grass cuttings, etc. in my County. Look on your Council website, they all vary.

Problem with a clivia

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 13:16
When you say 'a damper place' are you keeping it as a house plant?

tree shaker tool survey need help

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 18:33
Joe, you are so right!

I understand tree shakers are used in commercial orchards, fixed to a tractor. I hardly think it is a suitable or necessary tool for an amateur gardener.

dog bite,anyone know for sure?

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 09:44
It is not for the police to ask why the dogs have not been put down. That is a question for the court, if it gets that far.

Your friend is correct to say she is taking advice from a solicitor and if she wants to take it further the woman who was bitten would be well advised to use a solicitor too. It is very serious to expect someone to put down a dog. Was the bite serious? Did it involve A&E and stitches? Has she been off work with it? Has she explained why she was on private property in the first place?

compost

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 23:40
It is really good to add paper and cardboard to the compost. There must be a balance of green - vegetable waste and small amounts of grass clippings - and brown - cardboard and paper.
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