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Talkback: Swifts

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 23:52

Yes, I saw my first Swift this afternoon.  Same day as last year!

Help needed - Fungus in garden

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 10:38

Landscape gardeners do know about this kind of thing, but if the client specifies wood, that is what they use.  It does depend on the type of wood.  Is it oak?


Bricks are more durable but wood looks nice. 

What animal did this come from

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 00:26

I would agree it looks like bird poo.  Badger poo is usually runny.  Fox poo looks like a dog poo with pointy end.

MPC & Growbags

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:14

Yes, I bet it is full of weed seeds to.  Though worms are good!

Best advice is Take it Back and tell them about any seeds or plants it has killed or harmed.  Tell them you use a messageboard and you won't hesitate to repeat how bad their compost is. 

Honeyberry flower bud or fruit

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:09

Take care with wood chips.  They take nutrients out of the soil, if they are fresh, as they rot down.

Holes in lawn

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:05

As they are looking for food, and most food is pests, maybe you should encourage them.

Planting out or potting on?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 12:50

Depending on how many you have, why not plant out half of them?

Problem with holly bush

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 12:49

It's not the annual leaf-drop is it?  You don't say how long you've had this tree.  Many years, or is it new to you?

What do I grow?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 10:29

If you want lists of plants, consult a plant encyclopaedia. I'm sure nearly every available plant that is offered for sale is grown by someone.

I'm very sorry, but faced with a thread like this my eyes glaze over and I pass on.

MPC & Growbags

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 10:22

Why do you expect soil in it?  It is made from green waste and most people don't throw away soil.  Or shouldn't.

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