willowplanter


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Wood Mice

Posted: 29/12/2011 at 14:59

I don't know much about Wood Mice other than they are very cute!! We stared off with what seemed like a couple and a mystery hole that kept appearing in one of the shrub borders. We would fill it in and a couple of days later it was there again, we now know it is the entrance to a Wood Mouse tunnel. Since the start of the colder weather we have been feeding the birds on the ground as well as feeders and the other day we spotted at least six Wood Mice tucking in to the feed, this we do not mind but it has crossed our mind that they could become a pest, as in breed rapidly and start digging under the plants in the borders - does anyone know anything about the habits of the Wood Mouse?     

Seedlings

Posted: 09/12/2011 at 14:01

not an expert but you don't say what the seedling are? I kept some hardy perennial seedling overwinter (last year) in a cold frame lined with polystyrene and covered in an old carpet. They did survive.  I have grown some Hollyhocks from seed and I am overwintering them in a frost free porch.  Hope this helps a little.

Astrantia

Posted: 09/12/2011 at 13:34

I have four varities of Astrantias that all flower beautifly during the summer but by mid August their leaves have started to develop black spots and then the leaves turn yellow and die off totally leaving a large space in the border, Has anyone ideas as to why this happens and is there anything I can do to prevent it? Any help appreciated

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Discussions started by willowplanter

Sedum Purple Emperor

die back 
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Last Post: 02/09/2012 at 17:28

Mealybugs

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propogation

Choca Mocha 
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Last Post: 28/03/2012 at 20:25

overwintering

cosmos chocamocha 
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Last Post: 03/03/2012 at 16:01

Wood Mice

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Last Post: 30/12/2011 at 13:03

Astrantia

problem with the leaves 
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Last Post: 09/12/2011 at 13:34
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