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Bee/Butterfly friendly flowers, but space efficient. :)

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 09:47
What about some plants for caterpillars? Unless you grow some host plants you won't get butterflies etc.

A patch of nettles is ideal.

buying young plants

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 00:07
Hayloft are variable. Some of their plants are not good.

Raising Cedar Crown - Advice Please!

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 00:04
Check with the Council that there is not a Tree Preservation Order on the tree first.

Hogweed is right, but make sure you consult a professional, not a 'man with a chainsaw!'

Water Butts

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 23:52
Your water butts should not need cleaning out if you keep them well covered at all times. I have not cleaned mine out for years. If dipping watering cans just make sure they are clean.

Bargins on the high street

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 13:54
Only if you need and will use 2 kg.

Canada Geese going home : (

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:39
A more usual method of discouraging Canada Geese is to remove the eggs from the nests. Many wildlife reserves try not to allow them to breed. They are not native and there are several downsides to them. It is unusual to kill them when they have goslings. Maybe they applied for the licences too late to deal with the eggs.

turning air into soluble nitrate to feed garden??

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 00:09
Would it not just be easier to grow nitrogen-fixing plants, such as legumes?

Canada Geese going home : (

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 00:06
The Canada geese are flying now because they have finished moulting and growing new feathers.

We have some house martins among the swallows which use the wires as a staging post before they fly off to Africa. I love to hear them chatting away!

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 16:35
To make them bush out. At the moment they hide very little of that fence; indeed, they draw attention to it!

Pheasant Berry - propagation

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:09
It takes very easily from cuttings.

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