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  2. Marley Farley
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    Did you know.... WASPS HATE PEPPERMINT..!!

    Harry dive for the vinegar mate..very good solution for bringing swelling down...I avoid them if I can :)
    Harry dive for the vinegar mate..very good solution for bringing swelling down...I avoid them if I can :)
    Harry dive for the vinegar mate..very good solution for bringing swelling down...I avoid them if I can :)
    Harry dive for the vinegar mate..very good solution for bringing swelling down...I avoid them if I can :)
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  3. 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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  7. Daisies
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    Anti-cat threads will be summarily closed

    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
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  9. DominiH

    Should I be worried about these insects?

    Good morning DominiH....yes indeedy :)
    Good morning DominiH....yes indeedy :)
    Good morning DominiH....yes indeedy :)
    Good morning DominiH....yes indeedy :)
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  10. DominiH

    What should I be doing to help these two plants?

    Thanks noisette47 and Verdun. I'll give that a go tomorrow.
    Thanks noisette47 and Verdun. I'll give that a go tomorrow.
    Thanks noisette47 and Verdun. I'll give that a go tomorrow.
    Thanks noisette47 and Verdun. I'll give that a go tomorrow.
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  11. DominiH

    Are these weeds or Viola seedlings?

    Ok thanks. I'll try that.
    Ok thanks. I'll try that.
    Ok thanks. I'll try that.
    Ok thanks. I'll try that.
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  12. ricky101

    Friend or Foe ?

    Can't see them well enough to decide whether they're centipedes or millipedes. You can usually tell from they're leg positions and whether they run away when frightened or curl up.Centipedes...
    Can't see them well enough to decide whether they're centipedes or millipedes. You can usually tell from they're leg positions and whether they run away when frightened or curl up.Centipedes have legs that stick out and millipedes have legs that point down. Also, millipedes tend to have two...
    Can't see them well enough to decide whether they're centipedes or millipedes. You can usually tell from they're leg positions and whether they run away when frightened or curl up.Centipedes have legs that stick out and millipedes have legs...
    Can't see them well enough to decide whether they're centipedes or millipedes. You can usually tell from they're leg positions and whether they run away when frightened or curl up.Centipedes...
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  13. Spruce

    Gray Mold and treating Botrytis Blight

    Spruce, I find diluted bleach very effective. No chemical residues and cheap :)
    Spruce, I find diluted bleach very effective. No chemical residues and cheap :)
    Spruce, I find diluted bleach very effective. No chemical residues and cheap :)
    Spruce, I find diluted bleach very effective. No chemical residues and cheap :)
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  14. Spruce

    SB Plant Invigorator PLANT PESTICIDE AND MILDEWCIDE

    Can I ask what ratio you use for this mix and what type of Horti soap you use, cannot say I have ever noticed any in the shops ?Often need to use something on my Fuchsias etc but some...
    Can I ask what ratio you use for this mix and what type of Horti soap you use, cannot say I have ever noticed any in the shops ?Often need to use something on my Fuchsias etc but some proprietary ones seem to affect the leaves a bit.Thanks
    Can I ask what ratio you use for this mix and what type of Horti soap you use, cannot say I have ever noticed any in the shops ?Often need to use something on my Fuchsias etc but some proprietary ones seem to affect the leaves a bit.Thanks
    Can I ask what ratio you use for this mix and what type of Horti soap you use, cannot say I have ever noticed any in the shops ?Often need to use something on my Fuchsias etc but some...
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  15. mazambo

    Argh Rat

    Hope I've done the link right.Does Baking Soda Kill Rats?
    Hope I've done the link right.Does Baking Soda Kill Rats?
    Hope I've done the link right.Does Baking Soda Kill Rats?
    Hope I've done the link right.Does Baking Soda Kill Rats?
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  16. RandyRos

    Look what I found...

    We move a lot of them into the greenhouse and put them on any plants that have whitefly. The first thing they do is walk off the plants and start exploring the wooden staging! :doh:
    We move a lot of them into the greenhouse and put them on any plants that have whitefly. The first thing they do is walk off the plants and start exploring the wooden staging! :doh:
    We move a lot of them into the greenhouse and put them on any plants that have whitefly. The first thing they do is walk off the plants and start exploring the wooden staging! :doh:
    We move a lot of them into the greenhouse and put them on any plants that have whitefly. The first thing they do is walk off the plants and start exploring the wooden staging! :doh:
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  17. Spruce
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    Vine we-evil

    I have sedums in the garden border so I would say no !! they did kill my golden irish yew that was growing in a pot gutted was not the word I was using I had that years !!!
    I have sedums in the garden border so I would say no !! they did kill my golden irish yew that was growing in a pot gutted was not the word I was using I had that years !!!
    I have sedums in the garden border so I would say no !! they did kill my golden irish yew that was growing in a pot gutted was not the word I was using I had that years !!!
    I have sedums in the garden border so I would say no !! they did kill my golden irish yew that was growing in a pot gutted was not the word I was using I had that years !!!
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  18. NigelJ
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    Metaldehyde slug pellets

    It’s a big problem for sure. I no longer grow vegetables so no longer such a problem for me personally. Now I grow only slug tolerant plants as there are plenty of ornamental things that will not...
    It’s a big problem for sure. I no longer grow vegetables so no longer such a problem for me personally. Now I grow only slug tolerant plants as there are plenty of ornamental things that will not succumb to slugs. It is much more concerning to me that metaldehyde has been extensively used on a...
    It’s a big problem for sure. I no longer grow vegetables so no longer such a problem for me personally. Now I grow only slug tolerant plants as there are plenty of ornamental things that will not succumb to slugs. It is much more concerning to me...
    It’s a big problem for sure. I no longer grow vegetables so no longer such a problem for me personally. Now I grow only slug tolerant plants as there are plenty of ornamental things that will not...
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  19. hedgefog

    mouse in the shed

    Mice are not a health hazard but they can pick up nasty things but at this time of the year they looking for somewhere nice and warm but if anything that comes on tiggs territory zap he got it ...
    Mice are not a health hazard but they can pick up nasty things but at this time of the year they looking for somewhere nice and warm but if anything that comes on tiggs territory zap he got it infact he cleared mice, rats ,cats away But mice will try to get anywhere despite you tidy the shed...
    Mice are not a health hazard but they can pick up nasty things but at this time of the year they looking for somewhere nice and warm but if anything that comes on tiggs territory zap he got it infact he cleared mice, rats ,cats away But mice...
    Mice are not a health hazard but they can pick up nasty things but at this time of the year they looking for somewhere nice and warm but if anything that comes on tiggs territory zap he got it ...
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  20. andrews

    Fruit Tree Fungus

    I think the tree is about 12years old. There is no damage to the tree although I am removing a lot of hawthorn that is dead / dying so that may not be helping.The tree didn't seem stressed...
    I think the tree is about 12years old. There is no damage to the tree although I am removing a lot of hawthorn that is dead / dying so that may not be helping.The tree didn't seem stressed although it didn't bear a lot of fruit
    I think the tree is about 12years old. There is no damage to the tree although I am removing a lot of hawthorn that is dead / dying so that may not be helping.The tree didn't seem stressed although it didn't bear a lot of fruit
    I think the tree is about 12years old. There is no damage to the tree although I am removing a lot of hawthorn that is dead / dying so that may not be helping.The tree didn't seem stressed...
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  21. Snorky85

    Bramley apple problems - identification?

    Ha ha I'm often causing confusing...probably because I'm thinking of ten things at once! Thanks for the help - will report back over the year! :D
    Ha ha I'm often causing confusing...probably because I'm thinking of ten things at once! Thanks for the help - will report back over the year! :D
    Ha ha I'm often causing confusing...probably because I'm thinking of ten things at once! Thanks for the help - will report back over the year! :D
    Ha ha I'm often causing confusing...probably because I'm thinking of ten things at once! Thanks for the help - will report back over the year! :D
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  22. WeeTam

    Giant Hogweed reminder....Ouch!

    That was the first thing that popped into my head :old: :heehee:Irving Berlin was one of the greatest songwriters. :love30:
    That was the first thing that popped into my head :old: :heehee:Irving Berlin was one of the greatest songwriters. :love30:
    That was the first thing that popped into my head :old: :heehee:Irving Berlin was one of the greatest songwriters. :love30:
    That was the first thing that popped into my head :old: :heehee:Irving Berlin was one of the greatest songwriters. :love30:
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  23. Clare G

    Anyone know what ails this jasmine?

    Probably one of the most interesting (but not the prettiest) life-forms on the planet , and not really related to anything else . These remarkable organisms have the 'ability' to reconfigure their...
    Probably one of the most interesting (but not the prettiest) life-forms on the planet , and not really related to anything else . These remarkable organisms have the 'ability' to reconfigure their cellular structure according to the current conditions . They normally exist as an amoeba-like...
    Probably one of the most interesting (but not the prettiest) life-forms on the planet , and not really related to anything else . These remarkable organisms have the 'ability' to reconfigure their cellular structure according to the current...
    Probably one of the most interesting (but not the prettiest) life-forms on the planet , and not really related to anything else . These remarkable organisms have the 'ability' to reconfigure their...
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  24. Phil A
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    Xylella Fastidiosa

    Sounds like. Where is the tea JohnNo idea. Thought you drank coffee.!!!
    Sounds like. Where is the tea JohnNo idea. Thought you drank coffee.!!!
    Sounds like. Where is the tea JohnNo idea. Thought you drank coffee.!!!
    Sounds like. Where is the tea JohnNo idea. Thought you drank coffee.!!!
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  25. mazambo

    Caterpillar

    Ye gods! something is eating my plant/s. Now you perhaps tend to change sides. Why? what do I mean. #Gardening, horticulture and all that. So perhaps we start off with pot plant. That's...
    Ye gods! something is eating my plant/s. Now you perhaps tend to change sides. Why? what do I mean. #Gardening, horticulture and all that. So perhaps we start off with pot plant. That's nice says a friend. What is it? It's a plant, can't you see? Yes but what kind of plant? Now we...
    Ye gods! something is eating my plant/s. Now you perhaps tend to change sides. Why? what do I mean. #Gardening, horticulture and all that. So perhaps we start off with pot plant. That's nice says a friend. What is it? It's a plant,...
    Ye gods! something is eating my plant/s. Now you perhaps tend to change sides. Why? what do I mean. #Gardening, horticulture and all that. So perhaps we start off with pot plant. That's...
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  26. eddybaby

    What's Bugging my Azalea?

    :ThankYou: I'll give it a go :spinning:
    :ThankYou: I'll give it a go :spinning:
    :ThankYou: I'll give it a go :spinning:
    :ThankYou: I'll give it a go :spinning:
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  27. idmcg

    My poorly apple tree

    I don't have apple trees, but apple tree scab comes to mind.
    I don't have apple trees, but apple tree scab comes to mind.
    I don't have apple trees, but apple tree scab comes to mind.
    I don't have apple trees, but apple tree scab comes to mind.
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  28. mazambo

    Vine weevil?

    Yes and yes! Nasty little creatures! :mute:
    Yes and yes! Nasty little creatures! :mute:
    Yes and yes! Nasty little creatures! :mute:
    Yes and yes! Nasty little creatures! :mute:
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