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Posted: 21/06/2013 at 01:11

Humane methods are pretty useless.  You will have to kill it in a trap to get rid of it.

Bay Tree identification

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 01:09

Take it out of the pot and examine the roots, sometimes they are potted in very little decent compost.

birds in my garden

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:13

You'll be lucky.  They are opportunists.  If you feed them, they'll stay.

Bay Tree identification

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:09

Just pick a leaf and tear it.  The smell of bay is unmistakable.


Posted: 20/06/2013 at 09:45

Be aware that some things from supermarkets are treated so that they do not sprout. It extends their storage/shelf life.

Leafcutter bees

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 01:30

It really would be sad to begrudge the bees a few leaves.

Stopping leylandii growing up

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 01:27

Neither; it will just keep growing taking the sheet (how ugly would that be?) with it.


New turf

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 14:58

If you laid it last week, it will not have had time yet to put down roots.  

Greenhouse - out of shape - photos..

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 14:52

Now, I know nothing of metal greenhouses, but is it usual to have 'fins' sticking up on the outside?  Has anything been constructed inside out?  I've looked at the YouTube over and over again, but I still can't quite see.

Greenhouse - out of shape - photos..

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 14:44

Sorry to be a total wet-blanket, but I would not have built it quite so close to the house.  You need to be able to walk right round the house, and to put steps to access the roof, and to clean the glass.

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