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Latest posts by Welshonion

Pond vacs

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 00:09
No good if you have beasties in the pond. Vacs kill them!

The pond should not be filtered all the time if you have wildlife in it.

Clear timber preservatives

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 00:11
Properly tanalised timber, yes. The usual tanalised timber that is supplied, no!

The main indicator is to look at the ends of the planks and see how deeply the chemicals have penetrated.

Clear timber preservatives

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 00:26
SX70 by Sovereign. Tanalised timber is only good for one maybe two years, whatever they say.

sprouts and caterpillars

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 18:54
The first frost will deal with them, but in the meantime you can pick them off and squash them.

Talkback: Japanese knotweed

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 18:01
Hardly a cheap tool, compared with the cost of a simple plastic syringe from a pharmacy or vet.

japanese knotweed

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 17:58
??99.00 !!!!! Have you tried asking your local pharmacist or vet if he can sell you a plastic syringe? Needles not needed!


Posted: 02/09/2014 at 14:27
Sometimes it depends on the variety.

Talkback: Pimpla hypochondriaca

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 17:20
Huh, I am a woman!! I just presumed by your reaction to an insect in your kitchen you were a woman too! I can be much, much ruder than that if you wish!


Posted: 01/09/2014 at 17:15
Let it grow taller. The tomato plant is genetically programmed to grow trusses at certain intervals up the stem. But you have to balance the number of trusses with the likelihood of their ripening before the temperature drops in the Autumn.

Don't try to run before you can walk!

Talkback: Pimpla hypochondriaca

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 09:52
Doh! And they want to promote women into responsible positions in the workplace!!! Remind yourself never to to Australia where they have cockroaches in the kitchen. Or are you OK with those?

Discussions started by Welshonion

Butterfly Release

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Potting shed 
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Red Kites

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Red Kites

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Fig Tree Care

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