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  2. Marley Farley
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    Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2015

    hi you could get a Jet Spray Cat Repeller By PestBye® primrose.co.uk £19.99which will lightly spray water if a cat comes near but will not hurt the cat or Defenders Solar Sonic Cat Repeller sound...
    hi you could get a Jet Spray Cat Repeller By PestBye® primrose.co.uk £19.99which will lightly spray water if a cat comes near but will not hurt the cat or Defenders Solar Sonic Cat Repeller sound that will frighten the cat but this too will not harm it Defendersargos.co.uk £22.00 also Cats are...
    hi you could get a Jet Spray Cat Repeller By PestBye® primrose.co.uk £19.99which will lightly spray water if a cat comes near but will not hurt the cat or Defenders Solar Sonic Cat Repeller sound that will frighten the cat but this too will not...
    hi you could get a Jet Spray Cat Repeller By PestBye® primrose.co.uk £19.99which will lightly spray water if a cat comes near but will not hurt the cat or Defenders Solar Sonic Cat Repeller sound...
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  3. Marley Farley
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    Did you know.... WASPS HATE PEPPERMINT..!!

    You are correct about the candy part. And also since they use artificial flavoursmost of the time to make candies and then add loads of sugar, it is not comparable to the actual plant. I have...
    You are correct about the candy part. And also since they use artificial flavoursmost of the time to make candies and then add loads of sugar, it is not comparable to the actual plant. I have never heard of mint being a wasp repellant but it is commonly known to be a rat repellant. Yes, mint is...
    You are correct about the candy part. And also since they use artificial flavoursmost of the time to make candies and then add loads of sugar, it is not comparable to the actual plant. I have never heard of mint being a wasp repellant but it is...
    You are correct about the candy part. And also since they use artificial flavoursmost of the time to make candies and then add loads of sugar, it is not comparable to the actual plant. I have...
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  4. Marley Farley
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    An Organic Mite Control Spray for your Greenhouse..!!

    Hiya Daisybelle :) As often as possible but for me 2 or 3 times is enough......an evening spray would keep foliage damp all night. I had peaches in a conservatory a few years back and red spider was...
    Hiya Daisybelle :) As often as possible but for me 2 or 3 times is enough......an evening spray would keep foliage damp all night. I had peaches in a conservatory a few years back and red spider was rife. I lightly sprayed with water regularly .....no sprays other than water for me on edible...
    Hiya Daisybelle :) As often as possible but for me 2 or 3 times is enough......an evening spray would keep foliage damp all night. I had peaches in a conservatory a few years back and red spider was rife. I lightly sprayed with water regularly...
    Hiya Daisybelle :) As often as possible but for me 2 or 3 times is enough......an evening spray would keep foliage damp all night. I had peaches in a conservatory a few years back and red spider was...
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  5. Kandy
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    Lily Beetles and Larva...

    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
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  6. Marley Farley
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    Safe ways to deter Cats from your Garden Information only..

    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will...
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will eventually keep them away from the area I have found. Garlic, in a spray, which contains garlic oil also...
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will eventually keep them away from the area I have found....
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will...
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  8. Purple Streaks

    Epsom salts

    You're right! Although I'm sure that someone, somewhere recommended chucking Epsom salts at it :scratch: Probably a 'useful' bit of misinformation from a celebrity gardener :biggrin:
    You're right! Although I'm sure that someone, somewhere recommended chucking Epsom salts at it :scratch: Probably a 'useful' bit of misinformation from a celebrity gardener :biggrin:
    You're right! Although I'm sure that someone, somewhere recommended chucking Epsom salts at it :scratch: Probably a 'useful' bit of misinformation from a celebrity gardener :biggrin:
    You're right! Although I'm sure that someone, somewhere recommended chucking Epsom salts at it :scratch: Probably a 'useful' bit of misinformation from a celebrity gardener :biggrin:
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  9. Aldo
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  10. Caelius

    Hollyhock rust & Mallows/Hibiscus worries:

    Thanks for all the replies.I unfortunately cannot post a picture as I already disposed of all the foliage with the spots on. But yes, yellow-ish spots on underside of leaves and...
    Thanks for all the replies.I unfortunately cannot post a picture as I already disposed of all the foliage with the spots on. But yes, yellow-ish spots on underside of leaves and yellow/orangey-brown spots on top. I also thought it would be more of a spring/summer thing but to me it certainly...
    Thanks for all the replies.I unfortunately cannot post a picture as I already disposed of all the foliage with the spots on. But yes, yellow-ish spots on underside of leaves and yellow/orangey-brown spots on top. I also thought it would be more...
    Thanks for all the replies.I unfortunately cannot post a picture as I already disposed of all the foliage with the spots on. But yes, yellow-ish spots on underside of leaves and...
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  11. Upsydaisy

    Harts Tongue Fern

    I have two in hanging baskets.
    I have two in hanging baskets.
    I have two in hanging baskets.
    I have two in hanging baskets.
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  12. Ct_purley

    Cherry laurel leaf problem

    I'm not really all that good at identifying problems from photos, but, having said that...It looks to me as if the leaves have holes in them. Cherry laurels like to have air around them, as they...
    I'm not really all that good at identifying problems from photos, but, having said that...It looks to me as if the leaves have holes in them. Cherry laurels like to have air around them, as they dont like damp conditions. When they are used as a hedge, the air circulation stops, they get damp,...
    I'm not really all that good at identifying problems from photos, but, having said that...It looks to me as if the leaves have holes in them. Cherry laurels like to have air around them, as they dont like damp conditions. When they are used as...
    I'm not really all that good at identifying problems from photos, but, having said that...It looks to me as if the leaves have holes in them. Cherry laurels like to have air around them, as they...
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  13. Upsydaisy

    Who did this.......own up!!!

    Well, it wasn't him either:dunno::heehee:
    Well, it wasn't him either:dunno::heehee:
    Well, it wasn't him either:dunno::heehee:
    Well, it wasn't him either:dunno::heehee:
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  14. Mike Allen
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  15. Sheal

    Deer?

    It's a roebucktoothedfloppyhorned leporideer Fantastic stitching, BTW
    It's a roebucktoothedfloppyhorned leporideer Fantastic stitching, BTW
    It's a roebucktoothedfloppyhorned leporideer Fantastic stitching, BTW
    It's a roebucktoothedfloppyhorned leporideer Fantastic stitching, BTW
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  16. DMM

    Olive tree problem.... anyone know what this is?

    Exactly the same here! Hundreds of flowers then bobbles and then they drop. Oh.... I did get one olive in 2020 ... ha
    Exactly the same here! Hundreds of flowers then bobbles and then they drop. Oh.... I did get one olive in 2020 ... ha
    Exactly the same here! Hundreds of flowers then bobbles and then they drop. Oh.... I did get one olive in 2020 ... ha
    Exactly the same here! Hundreds of flowers then bobbles and then they drop. Oh.... I did get one olive in 2020 ... ha
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  17. laurine

    Soil infested with a lot of worms

    If you didn't know, pete, it was no gaff:dunno::love30:
    If you didn't know, pete, it was no gaff:dunno::love30:
    If you didn't know, pete, it was no gaff:dunno::love30:
    If you didn't know, pete, it was no gaff:dunno::love30:
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  18. Gizmo

    white leaves on flowers

    many thanks for your help and advice
    many thanks for your help and advice
    many thanks for your help and advice
    many thanks for your help and advice
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  19. Dave Brocklebank

    30+ years established ivy killing trees

    You might try some strong professional Glyphosate weed killer, I put some of this on my ivy and its all gone, so has everything else I put it on.
    You might try some strong professional Glyphosate weed killer, I put some of this on my ivy and its all gone, so has everything else I put it on.
    You might try some strong professional Glyphosate weed killer, I put some of this on my ivy and its all gone, so has everything else I put it on.
    You might try some strong professional Glyphosate weed killer, I put some of this on my ivy and its all gone, so has everything else I put it on.
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  20. Tinkerbelle61

    What is wrong with my Beans please?

    Well done :yay:
    Well done :yay:
    Well done :yay:
    Well done :yay:
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  21. Green Knees

    Pest Cocoon? atop a carrot?

    Imagine that as an adult flying amongst your begonias! :biggrin:
    Imagine that as an adult flying amongst your begonias! :biggrin:
    Imagine that as an adult flying amongst your begonias! :biggrin:
    Imagine that as an adult flying amongst your begonias! :biggrin:
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  22. ThePlantAssassin

    Nemaslug advice pease

    Hi,Not used NemaSlug, but just a quick look at the product it states -"Nemaslug is particularly effective in wet conditions, when slugs are at their worst and pellets are at their least...
    Hi,Not used NemaSlug, but just a quick look at the product it states -"Nemaslug is particularly effective in wet conditions, when slugs are at their worst and pellets are at their least effective. Nemaslug will kill snails, and many retailers sell it for that purpose, however Nemaslug is...
    Hi,Not used NemaSlug, but just a quick look at the product it states -"Nemaslug is particularly effective in wet conditions, when slugs are at their worst and pellets are at their least effective. Nemaslug will kill snails, and many...
    Hi,Not used NemaSlug, but just a quick look at the product it states -"Nemaslug is particularly effective in wet conditions, when slugs are at their worst and pellets are at their least...
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  23. ThePlantAssassin
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  24. ThePlantAssassin

    Half Price BUDDLEIA

    I bought four dwarf Buddlejas several years ago believing that they would be the same as the full size ones. They have all died bar one. They were in pots on my patio in multi purpose compost...
    I bought four dwarf Buddlejas several years ago believing that they would be the same as the full size ones. They have all died bar one. They were in pots on my patio in multi purpose compost with good drainage. The one that survived and seems to be thriving is one I planted into the ground. I...
    I bought four dwarf Buddlejas several years ago believing that they would be the same as the full size ones. They have all died bar one. They were in pots on my patio in multi purpose compost with good drainage. The one that survived and seems...
    I bought four dwarf Buddlejas several years ago believing that they would be the same as the full size ones. They have all died bar one. They were in pots on my patio in multi purpose compost...
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  25. Riley

    What's eating these leaves?

    Vine weevil.
    Vine weevil.
    Vine weevil.
    Vine weevil.
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  26. iamnotarobot

    Macho wasps reluctant to give up

    Ah OK! Is it likely to damage natural stone paving do you think?
    Ah OK! Is it likely to damage natural stone paving do you think?
    Ah OK! Is it likely to damage natural stone paving do you think?
    Ah OK! Is it likely to damage natural stone paving do you think?
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  27. Green Knees

    The biggest Caterpillar in the world?

    Ah, I see my little rubber critters were very young ...Elephant Hawk-moth and caterpillar | Wildlife Insight
    Ah, I see my little rubber critters were very young ...Elephant Hawk-moth and caterpillar | Wildlife Insight
    Ah, I see my little rubber critters were very young ...Elephant Hawk-moth and caterpillar | Wildlife Insight
    Ah, I see my little rubber critters were very young ...Elephant Hawk-moth and caterpillar | Wildlife Insight
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