Latest posts by Welshonion

Bees: How can we do more ?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:41
Mr J is quite correct. Every product has a label. Read it thoroughly before you buy. And try not to be snarky to someone who states the obvious.

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 18:35
Caper Spurge. Poisonous.


Posted: 15/03/2016 at 12:51
The easiest way to remove a shrub from a pot is to put the pot on its side and roll it back and forth while easing it out, holding the trunk.

Forsythia - forgot to prune

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 23:46
It is recommended to take out one third of the flowered branches every year. In that way the bush is renewed every three years.

Ribes Berries

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 23:43
I would imagine so, but why?

York Stone Courtyard

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 16:22
If it is genuine York stone, why would you bury it?


Posted: 13/03/2016 at 08:44
Peanut butter is an excellent bait for traps. It's them or us!!

Amazing Encounter

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 08:40
Old badgers take lambs too. Don't feed them, it tempts them to cross roads and puts them in danger.

Their eye-sight is very bad, so it may not even have seen Buttercupdays.

When we were on the farm OH was cultivating the field and on each pass a vixen came out of the wood with her cubs to pick up worms as the tractor unearthed them. He was able to come back to the house and collect the children to see them too.

When I walked the dogs at dusk we often came face to face with badgers. I don't know who was more shocked; the badgers or the dogs!

crawling bugs in my soil - is it safe to use?

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 19:08
Look like nematodes. Normal inhabitants of soil.

slug pellets and birds

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 19:06
Put the poison in little groups and cover them with a slate propped against a brick. Very few pellets are required so put down very thinly.

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