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Entries from July 2012

Controlling weeds in cotonester ground cover planting

July 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Controlling weeds in cotonester ground cover planting – The best cure is to spot treat the weeds with Round up weedkiller. We have done this several times by using an old washing up bottle on a cane at one end and a sponge at the other with a small pipe connecting the two. When touch […]

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Controling ants in your garden

July 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Ants are social insects which are related to wasps and bees. They are easily recognisable given their distinctive body shape and and elbowed antennae. Their sociable nature means that they live in groups called colonies, with each ant having a role within the group which is must fulfill in order to keep the colony operating […]

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Alpine trough with an old Belfast sink

July 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Using an old Belfast sink to grow alpines in it for a garden feature. When we have done this we have scuffed the sides and then rendered it will a mixture of sand, cement and peat mixture. Then when its set we have pained on milk to get algae and mosses to grow, this creates […]

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