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Latest posts by Welshonion

Dead Leylandi

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 16:00

If it has been cut into brown stems, no it will not recover.  Give it the Heave Ho if you can.

Leggy mint - help!

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 13:52

Turn the plant upside down in your hand and remove the pot and I think you will find it needs a bigger pot as well as feeding and better light.

robinson greenhouse for sale

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 13:49

Advertise in the local paper.  Don't expect to get as much as you think they're worth.

Get the new owners to dismantle or you will have to pay for the inevitable broken glass.

Finding it hard to conceive of getting rid of two in situ greenhouses.  I think you will be flattened in the rush.


Posted: 05/05/2013 at 13:44

They do flower again, in time.  While you wait, keep buying new ones, cheaply if possible.  And yes, those are new roots.

best kind of bird feeder?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 23:13

Blue tits need a feeder at this time of year, filled with crushed peanuts, otherwise they may take whole nuts back to their nestlings, which will kill them.

Robins and blackbirds prefer to feed off the ground. Mealworms for robins.  Raisins, apples for blackbirds.  Wrens mainly eat insects.

If the food is getting wet you might like to look at the feeders from CJWildfoods. 

Indoor seedlings not getting enough light

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 16:01

Morning Glory especially need pretty high temperatures before they go out, otherwise they sulk.

Blocking a wall

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:15

Sorry, you mentioned a cost of 3000 dollars so I thought you were abroad.

Have you thought of painting the wall as a first step to making it less obstrusive?

I'm not sure your screen idea sounds suitable.  A self-clinging plant seems the way to go.

I want to hide the houses at the end of the garden

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:10

Not quite right.  You can plant shrubs and trees which have a much greater potential to grow tall.  It's only the height of fences and walls which are limited.

Birds trying to nest in my potting shed

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:04

We had a nest in the milking parlour right by the door.  When I opened the door to let each lot of cows in I was just inches from the nest.  They never turned a feather!

Let them nest where the will, if you can.

best way to get rid of rats

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 09:38

Oh my goodness, do you really think taking a mouse 200 feet away will get rid of a mouse.  It will be back in the time it takes to run home.  

Please don't complain of vermin unless you are asking about a humane way to kill it.  Otherwise it's pointless!

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