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by oldherbaceous
Tue May 18, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

More like April showers this month....just had another couple of very heavy downpours.
by oldherbaceous
Thu May 13, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Ground elder
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Ground elder

Good afternoon, JoannaH, It seems you do have a battle on your hands! I don't like using weedkillers but, in such a situation as this, I would spray it with weed killer...you may even need it spraying twice, if the soil is heavily infested! Black plastic sheeting will kill it but, it will have to be...
by oldherbaceous
Wed May 12, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anyone heard it yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 593

Re: Anyone heard it yet?

Also, I haven't seen a single hedgehog yet this year...now that's worrying...
by oldherbaceous
Mon May 10, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

Don't mention that stuff, Geoff...at the Big House they had a trailer load of the composted garden waste about 5 years ago, and Enchanter's Nightshade started appearing in all of the borders and being pretty heavy soil, it has been a nightmare to get rid of. We had some loads of the same stuff deliv...
by oldherbaceous
Sat May 08, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

I'm so glad my greenhouse didn't spring a leak, as I have spent all day in there, potting stuff up...and very enjoyable it has been too!
by oldherbaceous
Sat May 08, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

YUK!!!
by oldherbaceous
Wed May 05, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Happy Birthday.

Now i'm missing the Birthdays too....

So just in case you pop back on the forum today, daxtell71, may I wish you a very Happy Birthday indeed. :)
by oldherbaceous
Wed May 05, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: June edition
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: June edition

Afternoon Colin, yes got mine last week....
by oldherbaceous
Wed May 05, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

Not a lot of leaf showing, Geoff!

It's lovely here at the moment but, this afternoon doesn't look as promising...heavy rain, hail, and the wind is meant to be picking up.
by oldherbaceous
Mon May 03, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Re: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

The rain has just started here, Primrose, so should be with you in about 30 mins... :)
by oldherbaceous
Mon May 03, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 55
Views: 874

Late Spring Bits and Bobs.

Since I have a spare moment, I thought I would start the new topic.

Anyway, it's nearly light when I get up now, so we are nearly there... and the weekend and onwards, finally looks like the weather is going to be a bit kinder. So it will be busy, busy.... :)
by oldherbaceous
Sun May 02, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anyone heard it yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 593

Re: Anyone heard it yet?

No Frogspawn in any of the little ponds here either, Primrose...down to the Herons, i'm afraid to say.
by oldherbaceous
Sat May 01, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anyone heard it yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 593

Re: Anyone heard it yet?

The Cuckoo seems to have moved on but, we now have the Swallows back, so not all is lost...
by oldherbaceous
Mon Apr 26, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Early Spring Bits and Bobs
Replies: 166
Views: 4590

Re: Early Spring Bits and Bobs

Just put up 24 wigwams of canes, ready for my runner beans...just need some much warmer weather now but, a good job out of they way.
by oldherbaceous
Sun Apr 25, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Anyone heard it yet?
Replies: 32
Views: 593

Re: Anyone heard it yet?

Cook has heard the Cuckoo :( ...but I wanted to hear it first... :) :)

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