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by The Codfather
Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Coddy's Blog - Some pics as promised....first ever video
Replies: 308
Views: 22112

Re: Coddy's Blog - Some pics as promised....first ever video

Thanks.....as you can see I have not added any pics for a while either.......The edging make it easire when cutting the grass etc.....yes, I spent a lot of time planning and doing it to....for less time in the future.
by The Codfather
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!
Replies: 36
Views: 3991

Re: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!

Kata - when applying grass seed - ensure you have lots of grooves in the lawn soil and top off with top soil on top. Fern Rob - i think applying gypsum to the lawn helps drainage.... aswell as spiking in spring & hollowtining in autumn. Well that's what i did anyways! Codfather - cant find your blo...
by The Codfather
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!
Replies: 36
Views: 3991

Re: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!

i think in my blog....at the start you can see pics of the state of my lawn at the start and half way through you can see it after some TLC
by The Codfather
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!
Replies: 36
Views: 3991

Re: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!

fern Rob wrote:
The Codfather wrote:Na lawns are a breeze...
Im guessing you have well drained soil.
nope....far from it wet, heavy, compacted clay and water stands on it upto 6" deep at times.......But I have been working the ground and lawn for 4 years now and it is getting better......and the lawn's etc easily can be repaired.
by The Codfather
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How quickly a bamboo can spread and how to remove
Replies: 32
Views: 3029

Re: How quickly a bamboo can spread and how to remove

planted 3 bamboos in August........at the weekend I was digging the borders do a spring clean up......and all 3 bamboos have ran about 2ft :shock: .....so I have lifted them and they will be going in metal containers.
by The Codfather
Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Watch out overnight, the stars come out to play
Replies: 176
Views: 12309

Re: Watch out overnight

minus ferking 2 again !!!! :twisted:
by The Codfather
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:43 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3648
Views: 133338

Re: Your current weather in one word...

Ggrrrrrrr frost again.....poor plants
by The Codfather
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3387

Re: Gardeners World 2014

Mmmm maybe that's where I am going wrong....I bake them and don't give them loads of water...but when I do I give them plenty mixed with liquid food.
by The Codfather
Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3387

Re: Gardeners World 2014

Yeh, but not all canna's are like that icon_study
by The Codfather
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3387

Re: Gardeners World 2014

Yorkshire Kris wrote:
The Codfather wrote:I was :shock: when that woman said she was growing cannas and nana's on sogging ground !!!!

Cannas love boggy ground and can be grown in ponds in summer. "The wetter the better"
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by The Codfather
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Sue's teeny garden...progress
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: Sue's teeny garden...progress

I love lawns....
by The Codfather
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Watch out overnight, the stars come out to play
Replies: 176
Views: 12309

Re: Watch out overnight

:shock: just read this.......bit late.... -2c last night and hard frost and I did not protect anything.... :( new knuckles in Tree ferns, basjoo etc.....gutted