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by Colin2016
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cress & Rape seed
Replies: 4
Views: 1969

Re: Cress & Rape seed

Well there you go you learn something new every day.

Thanksfor pointing it out.
by Colin2016
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Toad
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Re: Toad

When on holiday in the Lake District I remember getting up to thousands of little frogs making there way across the patio to their favourite place.
by Colin2016
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cress & Rape seed
Replies: 4
Views: 1969

Cress & Rape seed

Notice the cress I buy from the supermarket has 80% Rape seed & 20% cress.

Am I eating rape & cress or does the rape seed do something else like feed the cress?
by Colin2016
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: WORMERY ANYONE ?
Replies: 83
Views: 44970

Re: WORMERY ANYONE ?

GIB » Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:13 am


I know this is an old post but did anybody make this, if so was it succesfull?
by Colin2016
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised Bed & Greenhouse
Replies: 16
Views: 5894

Re: Raised Bed & Greenhouse

Hi Westi is this from the Marshall's Seed company?
by Colin2016
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Toad
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Re: Toad

I too remember Quatermass, I used to hide behind the chair at the scary bits.
by Colin2016
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised Bed & Greenhouse
Replies: 16
Views: 5894

Re: Raised Bed & Greenhouse

A bit more insight... This is part of my back garden for vegetable planting I will have about 24ft square available. I already have a shed with a bench 10ft long in front of 3 west face windows. I would like to grow peppers, chillies, tomatoes & strawberries (in hanging baskets) in a greenhouse....
by Colin2016
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Toad
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Re: Toad

Thank you all for the info on frogs & toads...I have to report the the frog has hopped it.
by Colin2016
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Aphids on apple tree
Replies: 0
Views: 4236

Aphids on apple tree

My garden started off empty with just an apple tree, 2 roses plus a few plants brought on special offer. The apple tree had a very small amount of blossom and failed to have any signs of apples. Research showed this was caused to aphids so I went to work with the jet water hose over the summer month...
by Colin2016
Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised Bed & Greenhouse
Replies: 16
Views: 5894

Re: Raised Bed & Greenhouse

Thanks for the helpfull comments.
by Colin2016
Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Toad
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Re: Toad

Thanks for your replies...Could be a frog then as it hops.
by Colin2016
Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Toad
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Toad

Found a toad, think it's a toad as it is yellow, in our front garden unders some flowers.

There is no pond nearby that I know off.

Feel sorry for it as it could be missing it's mates, anything I should do or just leave it alone?
by Colin2016
Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Raised Bed & Greenhouse
Replies: 16
Views: 5894

Raised Bed & Greenhouse

I am new to this as I moved from a city with small mainly concrete garden, to coastal (North Norfolk) area with a large soil garden. Went to local garden club lecture, brought Kitchen Garden magazine after recommendation and I am hooked. Following advice from magazine I intend to make 3off raised be...
by Colin2016
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Lawn will this work
Replies: 3
Views: 3127

Re: Lawn will this work

Hi Geoff, Thanks for the help, worried about using weedkiller as I have a dog.
by Colin2016
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Growing Advice for beginners
Topic: Lawn will this work
Replies: 3
Views: 3127

Lawn will this work

Hi, My front garden lawn is full of clover and sinking in the middle, there is not a lot of dirt, seems to be mainly stones on top of a membrain. I suspect this was a stoned area which has been left to do it's own thing. I am thinking of seeding it then covering it with some stone free dirt about 2 ...

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