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the first one in ages, all these useful bugs seem to be dissapearing whilst things that are no use to man or beast seem to thrive, I fear for our bee's and butterflies as well.I must admit horse flies and mosquito's are my worst enamies,along with wasps
back next year?when will it be safe to clean box out so birds can nest next year????they are not wasps maybe honey bees as very little but sweet looking... Hi muddyboots, how exciting that you have bees living in your nesting box! I'm very jealous
the hole with some spare pond liner that the gardening centre didn't bother to charge me for, bless 'em, and it slakes the thirst of our honey bees, wasps, butterflies, hedgehogs, da boidies, and gives us a spiritual re-charging of batteries. We love our
I'm sorry - I just couldn't resist this: "Anne Wareham hates gardening. She hates planting bulbs (‘I wasn’t made with a hinge in my back’). She hates cutting things down, cutting them back and pulling them out. She hates weeding. She hates the boring repetition of sowing seeds, m...
she's ever had are wasps and rats. One year she had a rat hibernating in her compost bins. She made me go out with a spade to 'evict' it. I turned the bins over and, thankfully, the rat ran off, never to be seen again. Good luck with your deterrent
. I only wear gloves if I remember...and have been caught out more than once when sleepy wasps have crawled into gloves to have a doze in the autumn...ouch. aahh C someone found me sleeping in my garden in my "hoosie"(dressing gown). think i
I went to the hardware shop today and asked for a new fork handle and he gave me 4 candles why is this? Was it the same shop that sold you letter O's when you wanted garden 'ose? It was the same shop, but I just thought that that time he was trying to save me from a hefty fine. I...