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in flower all year round. I've never seen a frog there but I know they're about as last year the pond was full of frogspawn and tadpoles. That was, until the pond was drained in spring.I never found out why the pond was drained. It was filled in again
,the council have done the same drained the pond[manmade] i to moaned my head of at the council as i said the same where do the frogs go as well as newts to spawn also the dragonflys etc.the council just said it needed to be tidyed up....[although it really
At the bottom of our garden we have a very ugly north-facing wall. The area is very shady and poorly drained. We have tried to put some hedging laurus, but they miserbly died. What can we do? How the drainage can imporved? I have browsed the RHS
If you set your greenhouse on slabs, make sure the upper surface isn't 'riven' as that lets water drain in whenever it rains!
Hi, I'm looking for a plant that I can use to climb up a large drain pipe, 10cm diameter and then round off onto a a piece of trellis work above my kitchen window. Its on a sw facing wall with little shade. It would need to be very happy
Have good relations with our neighbours - so far. Our old barn now shares a common boundary with a newish house (ie one of its walls). They have planted a border all along this wall. Problem is that there is some leaky/old guttering, which we are quite happy to deal with, but, ...
later.My mum finally let me dig her a pond two years ago, and it's teeming with frogs, newts, damsel and dragonflies. But what happens when you fill in a pond? Sadly, I found out a few weeks ago, when I discovered seven baby frogs living in the drain
Isn't 180 degrees celsius a bit to hot for cucumbers??Soak each pot well and let the water drain through. Then move the seedlings to a warm, sunny windowsill to maintain a temperature of at least 180°C. You should see the seeds germinating in 7
what you need is ti run some drain lines under you turf so it does not pool like that. also the soil in you lawn is most clay and probably compacted. Thanks Birdwatch2, but the problem is having somewhere to drain the water to. Unfortunately my
I need some exercise to counter the effects of too many chocolate fancies and all that smoked cheese.On Friday I drained the pond. Or rather I bailed several hundreds of gallons of smelly, gloopy water using whatever came to hand - plastic planters