Latest posts by Welshonion

what is this fly

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 00:37
Ken, if you had just walked away from the insects for a few hours, they would have disappeared 'naturally'. No killing necessary.

Please, please think before you destroy.

How do I tame this mystery tree?

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 17:16
Most cutting down is done when the leaves have fallen. Makes the job easier.

You can cut it almost to the ground. It looks as though that has been done to it in the past.

Goat willow tree: to prune or not to prune

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 14:54
You won't kill it whatever you do.

Pruning agapanthus

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 14:51
They like to be congested in the pot. You can cut the whole stem and put it in a vase. They make excellent cut flowers.

My nuts are floating :(

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 19:53
Eat some fresh, they are delicious. If they are empty, that is probably why the squirrels have left them alone.

air brick problem

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 00:51
Nothing in your garden can touch the neighbour's wall. Not just by the air-bricks but along the whole length. Your garden soil must be at least two brick depths below the dpc and not cover the air-bricks.

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 16:22
Ooooooooooooooo er, I just saw you mention a pond........................

Moving into a house with Foxgloves?

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 16:21
Stuff and nonsense.

"Is there a way we can kill them without getting up close to them?"

MatthewC you are in graver danger in your car when you drive along the road, or in a bus.

Different coloured wooden sleepers when wet?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 15:42
Stain them all the same colour if you are concerned. I doubt anybody would change them for that reason. They will weather.

Can you identify this fruit?

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 00:16
Not spherical enough to be a sloe. Looks more plum-like.

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