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the water in 1 of the water butts has developed a coveing of green slime, which now has 'bubbles' in some areas as well. Is it ok to use for watering plants or should I dump all the water and clean out the butt? It's just because the water been
At the moment i,m cheering Man-Utd just beat Reading whaaaaaaay. Catching up on posts I've missed , been away . Wondering why you have started a new thread with the same title. The first one was to ask if i could start a new thread,got quite a few positives so i did resulting...
my new house has a pond with about 4 koi carp but its very green i've cleaned the filter , what next?
Spread a compost mulch around border plants to suppress weedsPut pond pumps and fountains back into pools, thoroughly cleaning filters firstLay turf or sow new lawns from seedClean out bird baths and top up with fresh waterCheck tree ties
. These will usually be delivered during April and May, ready to be used in summer displaysSort out and clean up canes and plant supports, ready to be used in early springUse a pressure washer to clean paths, steps, paving and patios
i have used potato bags to sow my seed potatoes for 4years now and never till this year had problems with blight.what i want to know is is it safe to use the same bags\containers for next years crop or advisable to clean them out.
), it is advised that WE can HELP by cleaning bird feeders, boxes (check for tenants first!) and bird-baths with soapy-water. It may help. Ed Walter wrote (see) According to the BBC NEWS website (today, 22.11.2012 in the Environment section), our garden birds
What are the Tips for Designing a Garden with artificial grass? HOW BIG AN AREA? ARE YOU RICH? IF YOU HAVE ANY LARGE TREES AROUND IT WOULD BE THE DEVIL TO KEEP CLEAN! But i can see the attraction no mowing
I can get lots of pure clean wood ash.can i use it on my roses? If so how and are there any other uses ? I use it on the veg garden,good stuff. I've got a wood burning stove, and tend to add the ash to the compost bin.
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