You can't beat pot marigolds.
Hi Rachel Your so right pots of marigolds are just fablous , my friend said i can collect the seeds from them and re plant them next year ? is that true ? If its is i should have a massive show of them next year .
And hear comes the rain again , it just never stops , where did our summer go to . Thats me back inside again as if i stay out in this rain the plaster on my broken arm will end up in the flower beds . Just got my dog back from the[ dog palour ] she looks fab ,so thats me and her in for the night . Guess we will get settled now to watch the Ireland game
You can indeed collect seed and re-sow for next year, Mars Garden. You'll save yourself a bit of money too that way :)
Great Rachel thank you , now i can look forward to a massive display of marrigolds next year cheers . mars garden
can you tell me how i can get rid of a weed coming in from next doors garden that grows really fast and wraps its self around my plants and shrubs , its driving me mad mars garden
It is difficult when weeds come from next door. Hand pulling or weed killer would be the solution.
I have being pulling it and its so long its wrapped all around my shrubs , if i use weed killer will that harm my plants ? I think its called Bine Weed , it can be at least 5 foot long at times if you dont keep it pulled , then i was told that pulling it just makes it grow faster
It is difficult to get rid of! You have to be careful not to get week killer on your plants.
I will have to try again tomoro maybe i could spray some weed killer under my fence into nextdoors garden as i can actually see the weed its so high . Prehaps they think its a shrub of some sort . When i do get it pulled away from my shrubs , its like they have being given a new lease of life . mars garden
we are easily pleased, us gardeners.
i thought i read somewhere that pulling bindweed only made it stronger and that you had to go back to root - maybe worth a web check and a conversation with neighbour to offer to go in and dig from there side.
Hi Corktony Yes you are right pulling bindweed does make it stronger and you should pull from the root , but the root is in next doors garden . And HE not the kinda neighbour who woul take kindly to having a conversation with anybody . And i think if i asked him if i could dig it out the answer wouldnt be POLITE . But hey thank you for your comment
Hi I just heard on the net a man in Canada is going to attempt to Tight Rope Walk over Niagara Falls this evening . How brave is he . Hope it all goes safely for him , id rather him than me . I went to Niagara Falls last year its one massive experience . Wish i was back there now ,away from this RAIN . When it rains in the summer in Niagara Falls everybody stands out in it , how cool is that . . mars garden
When is this crazy weather ever goin to let up , rain , haillstones , thunder and lightening and SUN SHINE whats it all about , we should be in our garden admiring our beautifull flowers and plants , instead we are putting on rain jackets and in places there putting SANDBAGS outside there houses and business. Thank god im ok at the minute , but watching the news and some places are completley distroyed . All we can hope for is July will bring us at least a glimmer of hope of sunshine . mars garden
Mars garden here Im heading to Cork for a week on saturday can anybody tell me any interesting places to visit , in going to Bandon in Cork .
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