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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

    I may have mentioned this before...:doh:...but it's worth mentioning again in this thread. In my efforts to keep Alfie in the garden - I have come across a method of keeping other cats out. Willow...
    I may have mentioned this before...:doh:...but it's worth mentioning again in this thread. In my efforts to keep Alfie in the garden - I have come across a method of keeping other cats out. Willow screening attached to fencing panels seems to work - Alfie cannot climb up the panel and if it rises...
    I may have mentioned this before...:doh:...but it's worth mentioning again in this thread. In my efforts to keep Alfie in the garden - I have come across a method of keeping other cats out. Willow screening attached to fencing panels seems to work -...
    I may have mentioned this before...:doh:...but it's worth mentioning again in this thread. In my efforts to keep Alfie in the garden - I have come across a method of keeping other cats out. Willow...
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  3. 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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  4. Marley Farley
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    An Organic Mite Control Spray for your Greenhouse..!!

    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
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  5. 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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  6. Daisies
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    Anti-cat threads will be summarily closed

    PLEASE TAKE NOTE Due 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 NOTE Due 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 NOTE Due 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 NOTE Due 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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  8. Michael Hewett

    What did this ?

    Best of British Michael! No personal experience of it, but, if you can generate some more plants from propagating it, that is all to the good. Its the pits when you have nurtured something only...
    Best of British Michael! No personal experience of it, but, if you can generate some more plants from propagating it, that is all to the good. Its the pits when you have nurtured something only to find some pest has got the better of it! :gaah:
    Best of British Michael! No personal experience of it, but, if you can generate some more plants from propagating it, that is all to the good. Its the pits when you have nurtured something only to find some pest has got the better of it! :gaah:
    Best of British Michael! No personal experience of it, but, if you can generate some more plants from propagating it, that is all to the good. Its the pits when you have nurtured something only...
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  9. Snorky85

    Greenfly now?!

    I`ve seen some whitefly in my unheated polytunnel in the past week.
    I`ve seen some whitefly in my unheated polytunnel in the past week.
    I`ve seen some whitefly in my unheated polytunnel in the past week.
    I`ve seen some whitefly in my unheated polytunnel in the past week.
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  10. heldrida

    How to safely use Baby Bio house plant insecticide spray?

    When I'm forced to use an insecticide on one of my border plants, which is rare, I protect the beneficial insects from the spray by simply using a plastic bag. Place the plastic bag over the...
    When I'm forced to use an insecticide on one of my border plants, which is rare, I protect the beneficial insects from the spray by simply using a plastic bag. Place the plastic bag over the plant covering it and the pot. Make a hole in the top of the bag, insert the spray part into the bag,...
    When I'm forced to use an insecticide on one of my border plants, which is rare, I protect the beneficial insects from the spray by simply using a plastic bag. Place the plastic bag over the plant covering it and the pot. Make a hole in the...
    When I'm forced to use an insecticide on one of my border plants, which is rare, I protect the beneficial insects from the spray by simply using a plastic bag. Place the plastic bag over the...
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  11. Michael Hewett

    Dieback on leaves.

    Thanks @pete I feel better about it now
    Thanks @pete I feel better about it now
    Thanks @pete I feel better about it now
    Thanks @pete I feel better about it now
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  12. Michael Hewett

    Woolly Aphids

    Thank you. I may try it :) I hope you can get rid of them again.
    Thank you. I may try it :) I hope you can get rid of them again.
    Thank you. I may try it :) I hope you can get rid of them again.
    Thank you. I may try it :) I hope you can get rid of them again.
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  13. Oakridge

    Is it me or are pests and diseases getting worse.

    Also with chemicals you have to do it properly first time around
    Also with chemicals you have to do it properly first time around
    Also with chemicals you have to do it properly first time around
    Also with chemicals you have to do it properly first time around
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  14. Marek

    Garden devastated within weeks - holes

    A friend of ours feeds the badgers (loads of them) and they really love sandwiches. So she gets stale sandwiches from the coffee shops.
    A friend of ours feeds the badgers (loads of them) and they really love sandwiches. So she gets stale sandwiches from the coffee shops.
    A friend of ours feeds the badgers (loads of them) and they really love sandwiches. So she gets stale sandwiches from the coffee shops.
    A friend of ours feeds the badgers (loads of them) and they really love sandwiches. So she gets stale sandwiches from the coffee shops.
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  15. Kimberley
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  16. IceColdRum

    Mollusk Hunt?

    They've got to go through their garden first as the bin is the other side of their far fence in the alleyway :heehee:
    They've got to go through their garden first as the bin is the other side of their far fence in the alleyway :heehee:
    They've got to go through their garden first as the bin is the other side of their far fence in the alleyway :heehee:
    They've got to go through their garden first as the bin is the other side of their far fence in the alleyway :heehee:
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  17. shiney

    Warning! Viburnum Beetle Is Back!

    So the thoughts "Those humans look tasty." are only from some of the residents and not the management :rolleyespink:
    So the thoughts "Those humans look tasty." are only from some of the residents and not the management :rolleyespink:
    So the thoughts "Those humans look tasty." are only from some of the residents and not the management :rolleyespink:
    So the thoughts "Those humans look tasty." are only from some of the residents and not the management :rolleyespink:
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  18. Shambles

    Clematis Problem

    I always have a good show from my clements I have 3 pot grown ones. It took a while for me to get to grips with them. I put large pebbles to protect the base of the plant but they do like a good...
    I always have a good show from my clements I have 3 pot grown ones. It took a while for me to get to grips with them. I put large pebbles to protect the base of the plant but they do like a good drink. Mine started to flower the end if March and are still flower know.
    I always have a good show from my clements I have 3 pot grown ones. It took a while for me to get to grips with them. I put large pebbles to protect the base of the plant but they do like a good drink. Mine started to flower the end if March and...
    I always have a good show from my clements I have 3 pot grown ones. It took a while for me to get to grips with them. I put large pebbles to protect the base of the plant but they do like a good...
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  19. Simon R

    Everything I plant gets devoured by *something*

    That's what I have 5 and 6 inches long, Ive tried beer pots, copper tape the lot have to be careful about slug pellets I have 3 dogs, plus I do think of other wildlife. Yesterday was the final...
    That's what I have 5 and 6 inches long, Ive tried beer pots, copper tape the lot have to be careful about slug pellets I have 3 dogs, plus I do think of other wildlife. Yesterday was the final straw, I have a winter clematis doing extremely they were attacking that well when I went into the...
    That's what I have 5 and 6 inches long, Ive tried beer pots, copper tape the lot have to be careful about slug pellets I have 3 dogs, plus I do think of other wildlife. Yesterday was the final straw, I have a winter clematis doing extremely ...
    That's what I have 5 and 6 inches long, Ive tried beer pots, copper tape the lot have to be careful about slug pellets I have 3 dogs, plus I do think of other wildlife. Yesterday was the final...
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  20. Bradshaw_John

    Hostas - Shredded Leaves

    Snails and slugs are bad but try "bambies"! There are 2 young buck deer about atm and they have eaten 3 what were very nice clumps of Hostas almost to the ground...little sh1ts! The Hostas had...
    Snails and slugs are bad but try "bambies"! There are 2 young buck deer about atm and they have eaten 3 what were very nice clumps of Hostas almost to the ground...little sh1ts! The Hostas had this happen to them about 4 years ago and it didn't affect their growth the following year. I don't...
    Snails and slugs are bad but try "bambies"! There are 2 young buck deer about atm and they have eaten 3 what were very nice clumps of Hostas almost to the ground...little sh1ts! The Hostas had this happen to them about 4 years ago and it didn't...
    Snails and slugs are bad but try "bambies"! There are 2 young buck deer about atm and they have eaten 3 what were very nice clumps of Hostas almost to the ground...little sh1ts! The Hostas had...
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  21. Kimberley

    Hebe'a bit the dust

    Both have died, one looks like it's been scorched which I know it hasn't and the other has turned black. Both are small plants no more than 8 inches high so I've kept them in pots..Any ideas...
    Both have died, one looks like it's been scorched which I know it hasn't and the other has turned black. Both are small plants no more than 8 inches high so I've kept them in pots..Any ideas peeps, would you just leave them and hope for the best? The dogs have not p'd up them one is sitting on...
    Both have died, one looks like it's been scorched which I know it hasn't and the other has turned black. Both are small plants no more than 8 inches high so I've kept them in pots..Any ideas peeps, would you just leave them and hope for the...
    Both have died, one looks like it's been scorched which I know it hasn't and the other has turned black. Both are small plants no more than 8 inches high so I've kept them in pots..Any ideas...
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  22. Johnnie

    Apple Blight

    And if you press the affected apples for juice, likewise with the pressed pomace.
    And if you press the affected apples for juice, likewise with the pressed pomace.
    And if you press the affected apples for juice, likewise with the pressed pomace.
    And if you press the affected apples for juice, likewise with the pressed pomace.
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  23. Snorky85

    Black spots (not rose)

    Hello, Just on my morning potter about the garden and came across this. Any idea what the black dried dead bits are? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Hello, Just on my morning potter about the garden and came across this. Any idea what the black dried dead bits are? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Hello, Just on my morning potter about the garden and came across this. Any idea what the black dried dead bits are? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Hello, Just on my morning potter about the garden and came across this. Any idea what the black dried dead bits are? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  24. Ariadae

    Diseased pear

    Looks like Scab :sad: Nothing available for gardeners to treat it anymore, best you can do is remove and burn affected leaves and fruit, then keep it clean around the base when the leaves fall in the...
    Looks like Scab :sad: Nothing available for gardeners to treat it anymore, best you can do is remove and burn affected leaves and fruit, then keep it clean around the base when the leaves fall in the autumn. Are there any other pear trees nearby? as it can spread.
    Looks like Scab :sad: Nothing available for gardeners to treat it anymore, best you can do is remove and burn affected leaves and fruit, then keep it clean around the base when the leaves fall in the autumn. Are there any other pear trees nearby? as...
    Looks like Scab :sad: Nothing available for gardeners to treat it anymore, best you can do is remove and burn affected leaves and fruit, then keep it clean around the base when the leaves fall in the...
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  25. Sandy Ground

    Burgundy & Bordeaux Mixtures

    Stop applying when they're blue ;)
    Stop applying when they're blue ;)
    Stop applying when they're blue ;)
    Stop applying when they're blue ;)
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  26. Snorky85

    Rhododendron

    1st rule of gardening Snorky, patience.lol
    1st rule of gardening Snorky, patience.lol
    1st rule of gardening Snorky, patience.lol
    1st rule of gardening Snorky, patience.lol
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  27. Delta

    Acer being decimated by something :(

    Quick! Call the weeding police!
    Quick! Call the weeding police!
    Quick! Call the weeding police!
    Quick! Call the weeding police!
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